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1

Unification of Italy completed

1870

2

Italian Socialist Party founded

1895

3

Conquest of Libya expanded Italian Empire in Africa

1911

4

Universal male suffrage

1912

5

Italy joined WWI on side of Britain and Frace

1915

6

Italy defeated at Battle of Caporetto

1917

7

Italian victory at Vittorio Veneto caused Austria to sue for peace

1918

8

First meeting of Fascist movement

1919

9

Treaty of Versailles failed to award Italy any German colonies

1919

10

Treaty of St Germain with Austria

1919

11

Seizure of Fiume by Nationalist Gabriele D'Annunzio

1919

12

First post-War elections - Socialists become biggest party, Liberals could no longer rule alone, Fascists didn't win a single seat

1919

13

Occupation of the factories by 400,000 engineering workers

1920

14

Fascist squad violence began

1920

15

Fascists gained 35 seats in general election

1921

16

National Fascist Party organisation created

1921

17

Increasing Fascist violence

1922

18

Abortive Socialist general strike

1922

19

Fascists seized key buildings in northern cities, in the planned 'March on Rome'

1922

20

Resignation of last Liberal government

1922

21

Mussolini invited to become Prime Minister

1922

22

Mussolini arrived in Rome, Fascists organised victory parade

1922