Benito Mussolini, A Former Social Journalist: Benito Mussolini

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Benito Mussolini, a former social Journalist, who was the leader that seized power and coined the term of Fascism. His ideas were fascist that aligns more with the authoritarian of modernity, believing that everything an individual does needs to be for the State over all other motives. Fascism combines mass movement with the aggression of authoritarian nationalism, antisocialist, and anti-liberal values. Mussolini’s fascism represented a counterrevolution following the Russian Revolution of 1917. Landowners and factory owners paid vigilante groups to attack socialist leaders. He changed the Italian monarchy by overthrowing the leader and made it a dictatorship. This leading to the disappearing of political parties except for fascism.
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