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Fascism often refers to specific historical regimes in the early 20th century. SlideStudying fascism is crucial to understanding the political dynamics of the 1920s and 1930s.
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Fascism carries a very negative meaning due to its oppressive nature. SlideThe new policies were criticized as being reminiscent of fascism.
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Fascism has specific characteristics; don't confuse it with other forms of government. SlideAlthough both are authoritarian, Stalin's communism should not be confused with fascism.