How important was the fear of Communism in explaining the rise of power of Hitler and the Nazi’s?

During the 1920’s & 30’s, support for Hitler and the Nazi’s grew. Communism was seen as a threat as it was very left wing and would result in everything being State provided, total equality, and therefore the loss of profit. The fear of Communism was important in explaining the rise of power of Hitler andContinue reading “How important was the fear of Communism in explaining the rise of power of Hitler and the Nazi’s?”

How far was the appeal of Fascist ideology due to corporatism?

Corporatism, along with a totalitarian government, a heroic leader, extreme nationalism, militarism and hatred of communism, were the features of Fascism that Mussolini created. Each central feature appealed to a different group of the population. The appeal of Fascist ideology was due to Corporatism. Corporatism was the state controlled economic plans which would aim toContinue reading “How far was the appeal of Fascist ideology due to corporatism?”

Why the US failed to win the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese

The US failed to win the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese because they saw them as sub-human in comparison. The majority of South Vietnam’s population were peasants working on the rice fields. They lived in areas lacking electricity, running water, and proper sewage and waste systems. Their small homes were made out of mud,Continue reading “Why the US failed to win the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese”