Essays Tagged: "Fascism"

What went wrong? An examination of Separation of Church and state

ame time of its emergence as a world power, the United States began to slip into a form of judicial fascism. This slide began when the U.S. Supreme Court began to abandon the religious principles on w ... to the intent of the Founders. In the evidence presented, it can be clearly seen that the judicial fascism being practiced today and now, is clearly not what the Founding Fathers intended for our cou ...

(7 pages) 318 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Facism: Is it Purely History?

"F--- Zionism, f--- nationalism, f--- Americanism, f--- militarism, f--- fascism...". Although these lyrics by a popular punk band, Propagandhi, are blunt and to the point, ... point and need to be heard. Many people, including these "skinheads", as some are know, are against fascism. Today there are many neo-fascist groups, such as the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), that share this op ... Today there are many neo-fascist groups, such as the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), that share this opinion on fascism.The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary says fascism is "a strongly nationalistic ...

(2 pages) 110 1 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Social Construction of Reality: Animal Farm by George Orwell How does this book demonstrate the social construction of reality?

h of today's society. Animal Farm is the story of a revolution gone sour. Animalism, Communism, and Fascism are all illusions which are used by the pigs as a means of satisfying their greed and lust f ...

(7 pages) 126 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is fascism and why does it emerge?

Fascism is a political ideology that consists of an all powering totalitarian government, which has ... ls an extreme sense of Nationalisms and organicism. If these method do not work then force is used. Fascism emerges out of economic crisis, a revolutionary promise and reaction to capitalism. It is of ... cation. These are tactics the fascist utilises if the population does not consent to the government.Fascism emerges as a response to capitalism. It is a revolutionary promise to rehabilitate a nation ...

(6 pages) 190 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


Italian people followed Mussolini, how he came to power, and compare the beliefs and practices of fascism with those of Nazism.        For a man who was to occupy such a conspicuou ... risti', their black shirts became a uniform and a symbol of their muscle, both real and political. Fascism attracted Italians who wanted a strong government, respected at home and abroad. Some of t ...

(8 pages) 97 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Democracy and constitutionalism

tem of government has been an ongoing debate. Somewhere between the realms of democracy, socialism, fascism, communism, and monarchism lies the answer to the perfect system. Traditionally speaking, No ...

(7 pages) 118 1 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay indicates to what extent findings from obedience research be applied beyond the research setting.

ch allowed them to obey the demands of Hitler when he was at his most powerful. This was called the Fascism Scale (F Scale), and said that obedience was abnormal. It was to do with a person's disposit ...

(5 pages) 135 2 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Lexus and the Olive tree, by Thomas Firedman. A summary on the importance and unimportance of Globalization in the world along with examples and quotes.

ools.For economies everywhere, crony capitalism was an early target of globalization. Communism and fascism had their opportunities on world stages between 1917 and 1989; they simply didn't work. To p ...

(3 pages) 216 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Mussolini and the Church; rivals or collaborators?

'Rivals' or 'Collaborators'? Which description of the relationship between Fascism and the Church 1922-39 is the more accurate?The Italian Church played a large part in ev ... opes condemned Liberalism, though their main fear post-1890 was the expansion of Socialism. To them fascism seemed a better choice than liberalism as a blockade to socialism and Bolshevism. The Church ... the Church and the power it had over the population, and desired its assistance in the promotion of fascism. He also realised that many Italians found a great source of pride in the Church and Rome. F ...

(5 pages) 37 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss the notion of realism in "The Prime of Miss J. Brodie".

rs after Spark's childhood. Firstly we must ask why Edinburgh? The setting compliments the theme of fascism. Known as the "Athens of the north" allows versatility and is full of culture, art, and arch ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

World War II, the results of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

ctator of Germany, and Joseph Stalin, dictator of the Soviet Union. The three leaders believed that Fascism was the best type of government. They ruled over their people with terror. Hitler took it to ... created Nazism, which gave him control over everything in his country. The United States knew that Fascism and Nazism were not the right way to run a country, but they did not want to have to enter t ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Did Hitler Rule a Totalitarian State?

, social, and cultural control over their subjects, and are usually headed by a charismatic leader. Fascism is a form of right-wing totalitarianism which emphasises the subordination of the individual ... sm which emphasises the subordination of the individual to advance the interests of the state. Nazi fascism's ideology included a racial theory which denigrated "non-Aryans," extreme nationalism which ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What caused WWII and a summary of the war.

ic problems in their countries the axis Powers seeks territorial expansion supporting Communism and fascism for their country. These countries were aggressors as Mussolini took over Ethiopia and Japan ...

(8 pages) 121 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

bers of the human family" and it emphasizes their importance especially after a time of militarism, fascism and dehumanizing during World War II.3) contents:The document consists of the preamble and 3 ...

(3 pages) 167 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


The film, Metropolis, depicts the epitome of fascism in that a dictator, Jon Fredersen (ruler) lives in wealth and luxury while ruling and domina ... ders father Joh Fredersen, Fritz labeled him as the "master" of Metropolis, the first indication of fascism. When we then see the way the working class has been dehumanized ("...a state in which emoti ... a monotone society with no real hope or thoughts of fighting back, we see the second indication of fascism. Also with the metaphorical destruction of the robot Maria, we see that Fritz meant that if ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fascism in the United States (McCarthyism).

Fascism in the United StatesA fascist regime is a system of government that distrusts reason, denies ... think of the major fascist governments, we instantly recognize the regimes of Hitler and Mussolini. Fascism is most commonly identified with the countries of Germany and Italy. In contrast, the United ... cists. However, during the dark age of McCarthyism, America had itself embraced numerous aspects of fascism. In fact, the United States was essentially closer to fascism than democracy. The only real ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


FascismFascism is a form of counter-revolutionary politics that first arose inthe early part of the ... responseto the rapid social upheaval, the devastation of World War I, and theBolshevik Revolution. Fascism is a philosophy or a system ofgovernment the advocates or exercises a dictatorship of the ex ... osophy will even advocate violentaction to maintain this loyalty which is held in such high regards.Fascism approaches politics in two central areas, populist andelitist. Populist in that it seeks to ...

(8 pages) 132 0 2.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Democracy vs. Dictatorship.

of all people; Monarchy where ruled by birth right; Oligarchy where ruled by the few military; and Fascism which is the system of government in Italy. These two types of government are totally opposi ...

(2 pages) 62 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a review and examination of Orwell's Homage to Catalonia. It concerns the Spanish Civil war, specifically from the side of the POUM.

, an Englishman by way of India, joined the Workers' Party of Marxist Unity (POUM) to fight against Fascism, and if asked why he was fighting, would have said for "common decency". Orwell went to Spai ... s, who wanted a workers' type party, and the Communists, obviously advocates of Communism, fighting Fascism led by General Franco. Although the Anarchists and Communists have very different political ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A bookreport on Fascism in Western Europe: 1900-45, by Kedward, Roderick. Simple and concise, it also briefly examines the credibility of the author.

According to popular belief, fascism was composed of a dominant totalitarian government that possessed total control over the peo ... total control over the people of its nation. Fascists were "psychopaths or the scum of society" and fascism was "an appeal to man's animal nature" (5). However, fascism was much more complex than what ... animal nature" (5). However, fascism was much more complex than what many people believe it to be. Fascism originated as a synthesis of many ideas and a compromise between conflicting sides. For exam ...

(7 pages) 40 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II