Ch 20: The Rise of Fascism: AP European History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Rise of Fascism chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about German and Italian fascism in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Rise of Fascism chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayCharacteristics and history of fascismPolitical definition of fascism and its popularity in the western world
TuesdayBenito Mussolini and Italian fascismPolitical ambitions of Mussolini and his establishment of a fascist-corporatist government
WednesdayAdolph Hitler and German fascismGrowth of fascist attitudes and policies under Hitler
ThursdayFall of Western democracies The collapse of democratic governments in Western Europe and establishment of fascist dictatorships
FridayThe Spanish Civil War The end of the republican government in Spain and levels of foreign involvement in the war

Chapter Practice Exam
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