benito mussolini
Updated: 3/20/2020
benito mussolini

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  • hi i am Benito Mussolini.
  • i'm from the German Empire.
  • oh well do you want to make and alliance?
  • hey we made it !!!
  • Benito Mussolini
  • i am the new PRIME MINISTER
  • Leading up to WWI, Italy had formed an alliance with the Central Powers of the German Empire and the Empire of the Austria-Hungary in the Triple Alliance. Italy should have joined on the side of the Central Powers when war broke out in August 1914 but instead declared neutrality.
  • i will be known as II Duce.
  • the only thing you will be known is the man in jail.
  • The Great Depression of 1929 had a major impact on the world. The crisis majorly influenced political and economical aspects in Italy. ... Fascism was made popular by Mussolini in Italy, around 1922. and gained attention in Italy after 1929 because it was one of the only governments that survived the economic collapse.
  • As Italy slipped into political chaos, Mussolini declared that only he could restore order and was given the authority in 1922 as prime minister. He gradually dismantled all democratic institutions. By 1925, he had made himself dictator, taking the title "Il Duce" ("the Leader").
  • Mussolini gradually dismantled the institutions of democratic government and in 1925 made himself dictator, taking the title 'Il Duce'. He set about attempting to re-establish Italy as a great European power. Mussolini was overthrown and imprisoned by his former colleagues in the Fascist government.