Evaluate the domestic policies of Mussolini between 1922 and 1939.
Candidates need to explain the domestic policies of Mussolini from his appointment as prime minister until the outbreak of the second World War , and evaluate them for success or failure.
INCLUDE ALL OF THE THINGS MENTIONED BELOW:
At first he headed a coalition of fascists and nationalists, but soon assumed dictatorial powers, although muted parliamentary opposition continued until the murder of Matteotti in 1924. Full fascist government was established between 1928 and 1929, when Italy became one constituency, voting for or against 400 fascist candidates, a corporate state was established with a national council of corporations to control trade and industry. Public works were undertaken and the Lateran Treaty was made with the Catholic Church. Education was controlled, censorship imposed and propaganda and terror used to maintain support for the Duce, with identification with the former glory of the ancient Roman Empire. Battles of Lira, Births and Grain were inaugurated.
Candidates need to assess some of the above measures in order to decide success and failure.
16 + marks for structure and fuscous on success and failure
NEED TO INCLUDE FOUR QUOTES FROM HISTORIANS TALKING ABOUT THIS TOPIC