Mussolini’s dictatorship was characterized by autocratic leadership

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Dictatorship in Europe: Dictatorship in Italy: Benito Mussolini: Main features of Fascist Dictatorship

  1. Anti-democratic tendencies.
  2. Propaganda
  3. Self sufficiency.
  4. Totalitarianism and autocratic leadership
  5. Extreme nationalism.
  6. Emphasis on the country/groups/community rather than an individual.
  7. Anti-communism.
  8. Supremacy of state.
  9. National unity.
  10. One party state.
  11. Racism and autocratic tendencies.

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