fascio

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fascio

(ˈfɑːʃəʊ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an organized political group, esp in 19th-century Italy
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| 1919: In Italy, fascism became an organised political movement following the founding of Fasci di Combattimento by Benito Mussolini a month earlier.
1919: In Italy fascism became an organised political movement following the founding of Fasci di Combattimento by Benito Mussolini a month earlier.
In the 1919 general elections, Kuhn campaigned for Marinetti's and Mussolini's party as a member of the coalition Fasci di Combattimento. At the time, the party had a left-wing and republican, anti-monarchy agenda; it fully supported female suffrage and equal wages for men and women, as well as land reform and workers' rights to strike and unionize.
1919: In Italy, fascism - named from the fasces, a bundle of sticks that was an ancient Roman symbol of authority - became an organised political movement following the founding of Fasci di Combattimento by Benito Mussolini a month earlier.
It is in 1919, the year Mussolini founds the Fasci di Combattimento and D'Annunzio leads a band of disenchanted veterans to occupy the Istrian city of Fiume--angered over what he called the "vittoria mutilata" sanctioned by the Treaty of Versailles--that the two men exchange the first of 578 letters and telegrams.
1919: Fascism became an organised political movement in Italy after the founding of Fasci di Combattimento by Benito Mussolini.