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1

Education

After school movements eg: Balilla for boys 8-14
Encouraged boys to be soldiers

2

Motorways

Austradas

3

Pontine Marshes drained

Fir farmland
New towns built

4

Relations with the Catholic Church

Recognised Vatican republic
Lateran Pacts
Catholic Italy

5

Foreign policy

Yugoslavia handed over town
Hard line in argument with Greece

6

Invasion of Abyssinia

Mussolini wanted an empire
Invaded Abyssinia
They were in the League of Nations
M ignored them
Turned to Hitler

7

Rome-Berlin Axis

Italian German Alliance

8

Pact of Steel

1939

9

Italy in WW2

Too week to support Germany.
Hoped to gain French territory.

10

Invaded

Greece
Attacked British forces in North Africa

11

1943

Allies invaded Italy
M removed from power

12

Italy ----

Changed sides and joined the Allies

13

April 1945

M tried to flee to Switzerland
Captured and executed.

14

Domestic Policy

Education
Motorways
Pontine marshes
Catholic church