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The Corfu incident was a 1923 diplomatic and military crisis between Greece and Italy. It was triggered when an Italian general heading a commission to resolve a border dispute between Albania and Greece was murdered in Greek territory along with members of his staff.
Made up by Italy, France, and Britain to keep the status quo in Europe when Hitler decided to rearm Germany
The Wal Wal Incident
This happened in December 1934. Italy had established a fortification in territory claimed by Ethiopia/Abyssinia. There was a skirmish and 30 Italians were killed (along with more than 100 Ethiopians). Mussolini used this as an excuse to invade Ethiopia/Abyssinia the following year, after going through the motions of pretending to negotiate a solution.
Emperor of Ethiopia (r. 1930-1974) and symbol of African independence. He fought the Italian invasion of his country in 1935 and regained his throne during World War II, when British forces expelled the Italians. He ruled Ethiopia as an autocrat. (809)
British French agreement in 1935 to appease mussolini and to prevent Italian-German alliance by accepting Italian annexation of land in Abyssinia
Rome-Berlin Axis, Coalition formed in 1936 between Italy and Germany. An agreement formulated by Italy's foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano informally linking the two fascist countries was reached on October 25, 1936. It was formalized by the Pact of Steel in 1939. The term Axis Powers came to include Japan as well.
Pact of Steel
May 1939 - Italy and Germany; turned the Rome-Beline axis into a full scale military and political alliance, an aggressive agreement
A system of commerce created by lowering import taxes between areas of an empire, while increasing taxes on imports from countries outside the empire.
When two or more parties join together to form a majority in a national legislature. This form of government is quite common in the multiparty systems of Europe.
Government practice of spending more than it takes in from taxes
A method of co-optation whereby authoritarian systems create or sanction a limited number of organizations to represent the interests of the public and restrict those not set up or approved by the state.
March on Rome
Event in 1922 that displaces King Victor Emmaneul and establishes Mussolini as leader of Italy
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