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World History - The Rise of Fascism - Revised

History
Free Course
Fascism is a political ideology characterized by authoritarianism and nationalism. This course will discuss the rise of fascism as a political movement during the middle of the 20th century which was a key period in the history of modern Europe. You will learn how it led to a world war and the division of Europe. You will also study the rise of the Nazi party, Adolf Hitler, and how economic chaos in Germany helped propel the party into power.
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  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Khan Academy

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Adolf Hitler was the leader of Germany’s Nazi Party and one of the most powerful and notorious dictators of the 20th century. This course will discuss how Hitler led the rise of the Nazi party in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s. You will learn how the Nazi party turned Germany into a one-party dictatorship, and you will examine the aggression and violence shown by the Nazi party to its neighboring countries.

The Nazis were not only aggressive towards neighboring countries, but to the ethnic minorities in Germany as well. This course will look into the aggression and violence shown by the Nazi party to these ethnic minorities. You will also study the rise of Benito Mussolini in Italian politics during the 1920s and learn how Mussolini turned Italy into the first fascist dictatorship.You will then study the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini during the 1930s.

The rise of fascism unleashed an unprecedented attack on minority populations and communities, in particular, the Jewish population of Europe. This course will show you how it resulted in millions of deaths in concentration camps. By the end of this course, you will also understand how the fascist political movement in Europe during the 1920s and 1930s led to a world war and the Holocaust. So, check this course out today, and start learning some really important facts of world history.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to:


  • Describe the rise of the Nazi party in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s
  • Discuss how the Nazi party turned Germany into a one-party dictatorship
  • Describe the aggression and violence shown by the Nazi party to neighboring countries
  • Identify how Mussolini turned Italy into the first fascist dictatorship

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