Italian Civilization

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Italian Fascism and the ancient Roman Empire used different aspect of ideologies that united ancient Rome and modern Italy in to one country or in to an Empire. The Roman Empire helped to colonize and bring the whole Empire to a whole by bringing patricians and plebians together by creating road, bridges, through education, and through law. The Roman Empire flourished through social, economic, political, military and religious strengths. Italian Fascism began to seek and to combine tough patriotism with modern developmentalism and an aggressive new style of activism that would value violence, idealism, and anti-materialism (source 5). In addition, reinforcing Italian colonialism that originally embraced emancipation and rejected extreme imperialism and racism. In the following paragraphs, it will show how Fascism and Roman Empire used different tactics in political view to unify their country or their Empire.

Fascism is a political movement that developed in Italy and other European countries after 1919 as a reaction against the profound political and social changes brought about from inflation, and declining social, economic, and political conditions (source 1).

Fascism is a form of counter-revolutionary politics that first arose in the early part of the twentieth-century in Europe. It was a response to the rapid social upheaval, the devastation of World War I, and the Bolshevik Revolution (source 1). Fascism is a philosophy or a system of government that advocates or exercises a dictatorship of the extreme right, typically through the merging of state and business leadership, together with an ideology of aggressive nationalism (source 2). The most recognized name in Italy's history that goes along with Fascism is Benito Mussolini. Fascism seeks to organize an organization led mass movement in an effort to capture the state power. When the power is in the firm grip of the ruler, the government will use...