How Did Mussolini Use Propaganda

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Totalitarianism is a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life and is commonly used by dictators. Dictators began using it in the early 1920’s and had an effect on the world soon after. In order for these dictators to obtain power, they need to do things to motivate people that the dictator”s beliefs are right, and that they have a solution to everyone's troubles. Some of the things they need to become a dictator is Propaganda, Terror, Charisma, Economic control, and Extreme nationalism, which was what Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin. Propaganda is one of the first things you need to do in order for you to become a successful dictator. Propaganda is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. Using Propaganda is one of the most important things you need to do to become a dictator, because if the people don’t ever see you, or hear your beliefs they won’t even know that you exist. Mussolini, Italy’s dictator from 1922 till his death in 1945, used propaganda in many ways. One the ways he used propaganda, like every other dictator, was the use of media to publicise his policies.…show more content…
That is when these dictators would need to start using terror to keep people under their control. When Hitler introduced the idea of having a “perfect race”, many people didn’t fit the expectation of Hitler and were punished. Some people understood that Hitler’s beliefs were wrong and attempted to rebel against the nazi party but didn’t become successful due to the amount of terror Hitler used on these people. Without the use of terror, Hitler, and many other dictators, wouldn’t have been acknowledged as greatly as they
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