Name: __________________________________________ Date: ___________________________________________ Block: _________________ Compare and Contrast Assignment: Fascism vs. Communism Phase 1: Description We are going to spend the first half hour of class on describing the similarities and differences between Fascism and Communism. In order to complete this assignment, you will first use the chart below the compile all the data that fits the criteria I have outline for you. What sources of information will students use? 1. Textbook 2. Notes 3. Vocab 4. Your phones for the internet (no Wikipedia) What criteria will students use to describe both items? Students will be searching and describing the political and economic components of each ideology. This includes each ideologies definition and the tactics they used to enforce the political and economic components. Criteria Thing 2 ©Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.C. Thing 1 ©Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.C. COMMUNISM FASCISM Student descriptions: Teacher list of criteria: Definition of each ideology Student descriptions: Political Characteristics Economic Characteristics Tactics used to enforce the ideology Phase 2: Comparison After reviewing our Totalitarianism test, we still struggled with differentiating between Fascism and Communism and the ways (political and economic) the government was enforcing it on the people and the country. We are next will use your descriptions and criteria from phase one to search for important similarities and differences. A Top Hot Organizer is an easier way of organizing comparing and contrasting characteristics by showing the description of each ideology, than focusing on a few key similarities and differences of the two ideologies based on our Political and Economic competencies. Students: Thing 1 (Fascism) Description Thing 2 (Communism)Description Similarities Differences Phase 3: Conclusion Below are three questions that are asking you to draw conclusions about the difference and similarities between the two ideologies. Your answers must be in complete sentences and supported by evidence from Phase 1 and Phase 2 of this assignment. 1. What is the most important difference between Fascism and Communism 2. Does this difference make one “softer” than the other? Why? 3. What conclusions can you draw about the effectiveness of fascism and communism? Student: Conclusions: 1. 2. 3. Phase 4: Application Predict what components of Fascism and Communism will spark World War II. Explain why in complete sentences. Student: Prediction: 1. 2. 3. 4.