The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline


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Why did Benito Mussolini flee Italy for Switzerland, only to return to Italy in 1904?

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1. Why did Mussolini manage to claim power in Italy in 1922?

2. The fascist government of Benito Mussolini did all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Benito Mussolini was the leader who presided over the rise of fascism in Italy, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of historical events, figures, and vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Examples of Mussolini's fascist practices
  • Country Italy invaded in 1935
  • Key dates in Mussolini's rise to power
  • Mussolini's alliance with Germany

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Mussolini's return to Italy in 1904 from Switzerland
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Mussolini

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the following lesson titled The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts, Timeline & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know how Mussolini rose to power
  • Understand the principles of fascism
  • Recognize the impact of fascism on Italy
  • Learn vocabulary terms related to the subject