Fascism Discussion

Discuss all of the following questions using several different examples of Fascism from the text, or video, and original analysis of your own.

  • Discuss the role of fascism in the interwar period.
  • What is fascism?
  • What characteristics distinguish fascist states from merely authoritarian regimes?
  • What were the driving forces that accounted for the rise in fascism during the interwar period in Europe?
  • Why did the average person allow fascism to take hold?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.