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    Benito Mussolini’s life as a child was very difficult because of his violent actions. Mussolini was the eldest of three children with a catholic school teacher mother and a blacksmith father who had a passion for socialism. From a young age, Mussolini showed great intelligence; however because of his father’s disregard for authority, Mussolini followed into his footsteps by breaking the rules at school by bullying, hurting other children and even stabbing another child with a pocket knife, which caused him to be expelled from numerous schools. After many problems Mussolini eventually earned a degree as a school teacher, despite this a couple of years later he left his career as an educator to become a journalist. During his career as a journalist Mussolini was drafted into World War I; subsequently, Mussolini came back from World War I a changed man with one goal in mind… a Fascist party. As you can see Mussolini’s father was a bad influence that led him to become a violent man that would later become a ruthless dictator…

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    “Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts.” - Benito Mussolini. A dictatorship is the absolute control of a country in governance by one individual, formally known as a dictator. Absolute control of Italy, with the formation of a totalitarian state is a perfect example of dictatorial power. Benito Mussolini was appointed the 27th prime minister of italy in 1923, and by 1925, he named himself dictator, and implemented fascism into the new…

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    Benito Mussolini and his creation of Fascism was the glue that held Italy together. Fascism promised national unity and condemned the Socialist party. To understand how Fascism became powerful within Italy, it is imperative to acknowledge the driving force behind this regime. To put it bluntly, violence played an essential role in the development of the Fascist party. Mussolini’s practice of fierceness was able to create a formidable system of government that did not tolerate weakness. In 1919,…

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    Benito Mussolini was an Italian Prime Minister who reigned from 1922 to 1943. His main objective during his reign was to become a dictator with similar ways and beliefs as other proverbial dictators. Mussolini made certain independent decisions which rendered Italy into a dystopian country; a dystopian society is a society powered by fear in which there is a disparity of rights between the government and citizens of the nation. When one analyzes the dystopia in Italy during this era, the three…

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    Benito Mussolini was an Italian dictator who was born on April 28, 1945. He is most known as the creator of the Fascist party in Italy. He was also known for making himself a dictator and holding power in Italy. Mussolini played a big part during World War II. When he was young, he tried to follow his father's political footsteps. He was a socialist until he was kicked out of the party for supporting world war I. On March 1919, he formed the Fascist party. The party was done to show…

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    change around the world. A leader such as Benito Mussolini left large impacts on today’s society that are very significant in world history. He centralized all power to himself as the leader of the Fascist party and he wanted to create a grand empire in alliance with Germany. He ruled Italy as Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943 and in 1925 he ended his constitutional rule and dropped the pretense of democracy to establish a dictatorship. Mussolini was the founder of Italian Fascism and the The…

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    Benito Mussolini had a long and disastrous story on his way to become the leader of Italy. He become one of the most known leaders of WWII. He would put himself in history for what he did in Italy. How did Benito Mussolini make his mark in history? To learn the truth, you have to go back to when he was born. Benito Mussolini was born July 29, 1883 in Dovia di Predappio, Italy. His father was Alessandro Mussolini and his mother was Rosa Mussolini. He had one brother whose name was Arnaldo…

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    Fascism started after the first world war and while it may have been originated in Europe, Benito Mussolini or otherwise known as II Duce or Iron Perfect, formed a party called the “Fascist Party” in 1919. Benito would govern Italy from 1922 to 1943 with absolute power over the citizens of the country. Before we can discuss Mussolini’s, achievements and what brought him to his death we first must understand where it all began. Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was born on July 29, 1883 in Dovia…

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    Benito Mussolini became the “Italian prime minister from 1922 to 1943, and was one of the first 20th century fascist dictators” (Ecyclopaedia Britannica). Mussolini, also known as the Duce which translates to “The Leader” in Italian, sought to expand Italy’s territory as well as make Italy a hegemony among the other world powers. Bernhard makes a powerful statement that “it was [Mussolini’s] regime, not Nazism, that set the standard for right-wing dictatorships in Europe and beyond” (620).…

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    Benito Mussolini came to power in 1922 as the Duce of Italy, more commonly known as Italy’s prime minister. (www.bbc.co.uk) He was not elected prime minister by the people of Italy, instead the king deemed him this title as many citizens truly believed Mussolini could return Italy to greatness after their defeat in WW1. Thus suggesting Mussolini came to power by default, as the country was in a weak and vulnerable position after the debacle of WW1, and not by his own strengths. Benito Mussolini…

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