20th century adoption of the Roman salute by Fascists
Feb16

20th century adoption of the Roman salute by Fascists

The Roman salute is a gesture that dates back to ancient Rome, and then was adopted by the French during the 18-19th century, United States during the 19-20th century and finally by the Fascists. The Tennis Court Oath (French: Serment du jeu de paume) was a pivotal event during the first days of the French Revolution. The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate who were locked out of a meeting of the...

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