The first reason is Benito Mussolini, who just came to power and became the leader of Italy, decided to turn Italy into a new empire like Roman. The second reason is Italy had ambitions to conquer other countries like Ethiopia and Albania and also seize territories from France in retaliation
But Hitler's invasion of Poland and declaration of war with Britain and France forced Italy into war, and exposed weaknesses in its military. Greece and North Africa soon fell, and only German military intervention in early 1941 saved Mussolini from a military coup. Long Term Effect of Rule: In 1942, at the Casablanca Conference, Winston Churchill
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.
Italian entrance to World War II with the Axis powers can best be described as a rash decision made by a fascist tyrant: Benito Mussolini. After Mussolini’s dismissal in July of 1943, American occupation of Italy continued in order to push German soldiers out of Italy. Even after Italian liberation in 1945, American occupation continued to aid in the implementation of a sound government and to continue establishment as allies (History). Between American and Italian people during occupation laid a barrier of hierarchy of American society and ignorance of the culture and history of Italy. Through the guidebooks given to American soldiers during occupation of Italy, American attempts to destroy this barrier can be seen through the progression
In 1925, he announced that the government of Italy was now becoming a dictatorship and he would assume the role of dictator. He began to measure himself as a leader against Adolf Hitler and by 1937 Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany became an unofficial alliance called the Axis. Between 1937 and 1943, mussolini did not prepare his army very well and he became embarrassed at the state of it. Mussolini admitted to his peers that he was the most hated man in Italy due to his failure in his army. On July 25, 1943, King Victor Emmanuel III, who had remained the constitutional head
According to the Romans, Hannibal traveled to close to the Roman borders and territory, which was something that went against Hasdrubal’s treaty. Rome felt that Hannibal had to be handed over and punished. So when Carthage refused to do so, Rome declared the Second Punic War. Hannibal knew from the First Punic War, that Carthage would not be able to stand up against Rome’s new navy. Subsequently, they would have to fight and travel by land.
Italian Unification DBQ Unification of Italy was a long and convoluted process compared to other nations of Europe. After many of the nations of Europe have banded together to form nation states there were only a couple of countries that have not unified. When the people of Italy decided that it was time to unify their country, there were many different ideas of what a unified Italy would look like. Among the ideas of Italian unification there were three major figures that each had their own ideas on the unification of Italy.
Between the 14th and 16th century, Italy went through what they termed as Renaissance which was characterized by several changes in the country. As described in Italy, Renaissance means rebirth or rebuilding of a given societal role. The transition of the country came from the medieval to the early European period where different normal operations of the society were greatly altered. Before the rebirth process began, the Italians had the desire to rebuild some of their greatest being thus the creation of the Renaissance process. As a result of the process, Italy had several achievements regarding science, literature, philosophy, music and arts.
World War 2 and its Effect on American Society The 1930’s witnessed the rise of aggressive, totalitarian regimes. After World War 1, Germany became a fascist state under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, Mussolini started to gain political control of Italy, and Imperial Japan became ever more aggressive to its Asian neighbors. This was all leading up to a global conflict. With Germany invading Poland in 1939, the world was again in a state war.
I EMERGENCE OF REGIONALISM Global economic integration is a phenomenon that can be traced back to seven centuries ago since the travels of Marco Polo. Since his travel, integration has taken place through trade, factor movements and communication of economically useful knowledge and technology and is on the rise ever since. Regionalism is considered to be far from being uniform process; it has however emerged in various stages which are shaped by both external and internal factors. The starting point for regionalism is roughly estimated to be post the Second World War.
Democracy has many shortcomings that restrict and prevent choice in individuals. Democracy is easily manipulated by governmental agencies, and democracy is no different from previous systems regarding popular repression. Patrick Henry and Dalton Trumbo successfully juxtapose the ideal image of democracy against its actual image through illustrative symbols. Both recognize that forces outside of the general public have shifted the democratic process to only support a plutocratic agenda. Unlike mainstream sources, Henry and Trumbo do not whitewash Western Democracy, instead, both focus on it’s negative aspects, and propose solutions for our ignorant, decadent society.