He terrorized politcal opponents and helped increase Fascist influence. In 1922 Mussolini declared he could only restore order, and he was given the authority. He was making himself the dictator when no one wanted him to be. Mussolini and his wife tried to escape to Switzerland, but they were captured by the Italians.
Later on Mussolini was killed by his own people during World War II on April 28, 1945.