Benito Mussolini Rise To Fascism Essay

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I- Early life
Impassioned socialist
In order to promote socialism, Benito Mussolini moved to Switzerland in 1902 where he gained recognition for his charismatic character and his talents in rhetoric. However, the Swiss authorities caught him engaging in political demonstrations, which led him to be expelled from the country. Mussolini moved back to Italy in 1904, where he carried on with his socialist agenda promotion and activism and later, served time in prison. After his release, he was appointed editor of Avanti, the organization’s newspaper and, as a result, had a larger platform to spread his agenda.
The Break with Socialism and Rise to Power
After opposing Italy joining World War I at first, Mussolini realized that his country could …show more content…

Fascism, and more specifically the kind that was exercised in Germany and Italy in the first half of 20th century, serves as an accurate example to those atrocities. The key, however, to prevent it from happening again, is to understand how it had initially occurred. The rise and events of Italy’s fascist experiment will be explained hereafter.
Mussolini and Fascist Party
The Italian Parliament did not accomplish much, and its government was reflecting the divided state of the Italian society. For instance, in the course of only three years (1919-1922) and under different affiliations, five different governments were built by the Parliament. Furthermore, allied powers received much more advantageous deals than Italy from the Treaty of Versailles that put an end to World War I, which led the Italian economy to its fall.
In the 20th century, Benito Mussolini, born in Predappio in 1883, emerged in that hectic chaos that ruled his country. He came back to Italy in 1904, after having escaped to Switzerland to evade being drafted into the Italian military, and created the Italian Fascist Party in 1919. Unemployment was increasing and Italy was being submerged by political anarchy, and as a result to its nationalist platform, the Fascist Party, led by Mussolini, gained the people’s support and won 35 seats in the 1921

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