What Led the Germans and Italians towards Nazism and Fascism

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Before the first world war the model of Government that had been adopted by the European countries, with the exception of Russia, was that of liberal democracy. In some countries the system worked poorly and in others the evolution towards this form of Government was not yet complete, but the trend at all was a competition of political parties, with representatives elected democratically and the Executive power in the hands of a responsible Ministry before Parliament. "This means on the one hand, that the State is, by definition, totalitarian, physical and spiritual, of the individual destinations and the activities of the society. On the other hand, in the period between the two world wars, many countries were falling into the hands of totalitarian dictatorships. These regimes received different names: in Russia was communism, in national-socialist Germany and Italy, fascism, and although in each place had its own characteristics, participated in numerous common aspects: head of Government was a dictator whose will was absolute, only a political party was tolerated, and although generally still existing representative bodies in the Government, posts were covered by the party addicts or stalwarts of the dictator. Franco was a general African, had trained in the wars in Africa. he was very Catholic, reaching the point of confusion to the Catholicism and the homeland. Their national values were the hierarchy, order, and discipline, which could only impose with the army. The

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