Fascism is a political movement that emphasizes extreme
loyalty to the state and obedience to the leader.
A fascist system is ruled by a single leader who has
complete and total control over the government, similar to
a totalitarian leader. The leaders encouraged extreme
nationalism and loyalty to the state.
A fascist system has no elections, only one leader and one
Fascist parties were often made up of wealthy individuals
who wanted to ensure their power and say in government.
Fascist governments try to censor the information the
people receive, and use lots of propaganda to keep
They often threaten people who disagree with them
with violence, and use force/secret police to keep their
people in check.
Fascist leaders limit the rights and freedoms of people
to keep them loyal.
Fascists often glorify the military and promote
nationalism – usually they create a special flag or
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