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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 Italian totalitarian government. This lead to the suppression all other political parties. Mussolini’s reign of power lasted into World War II, where he decided to side with Nazi-backed Germany, in the formation of the Axis Powers. Benito Mussolini ascended…

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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’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…

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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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    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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    describe Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. Mussolini was willing to do anything for Italy’s growth as a country. For his extreme efforts to build Italy he is falsely remembered as one of the most diabolical dictators, in history responsible for thousands of deaths. He was interested in obtaining power so he could make Italy into a dominant nation and used various measures to obtain this. When he had power, he transformed Italy into one of the most powerful nations in Europe. Although it is…

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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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    Benito Mussolini formed the Fascist Party in March of 1919, and during 1921 the Fascist Party joined Italy’s coalition government. In order to gain a strong political influence, the Fascist Party depended on the mobilization of its supporters. The Fascists were politically contentious in that they sought political overthrow of the current governmental structure. Contentious politics often require mobilization because if the group does not have overwhelming support, it would be difficult to alter…

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    Prior to 1938 Fascism had already asserted their power over the citizens of Italy. Just 13 years after Benito Mussolini, Duce of the Fascist regime, announced his intent to rule without Parliament; the Fascist regime had announced their Manifesto on Race which was published in Il Giornale d’Italia on July 14, 1938. Until this point, anti-Semitism was not a staple of the Fascist ideals and very little of a racial inferiority was mentioned towards the Jewish and other foreign nationals located in…

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