Benito Mussolini's Influence On Italy

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Italy is countries which over the years have been ruled by powerful kings, elected official and a senate full of wealthy aristocrats. In 1922, Benito Mussolini was appointed prime minister of Italy by King Victor Emmanuel II. Since, Mussolini became prime minister he spent about twenty years uniting power and building Italian by taking over as many other European country as he could. Once Mussolini realized he was losing some of the territory he wanted to claim, he joined forces with Germany to help him. Unfortunately, not too long after he joined forces with Germany, Mussolini lost his own country to the Germans. Thereafter, the holocaust began. Italy is known to have the oldest Jewish community in Europe of about 50,000 Jews in 1933. Italian
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