It Can't Happen Here Setting

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Fort Beulah

Fort Beulah is a fictional American city in the state of Vermont. It is the home of protagonist Doremus Jessup and most of the novel’s other characters. It is also the home of the fictional Isaiah College, as well the large rock quarry owned by Francis Tasbrough. Fort Beulah functions as microcosm of the United States at large in the novel. The drama, power shifts, and resistance efforts that take place in Fort Beulah function as demonstrations of similar events likely occurring all over America during the course of the narrative.

Hanover

Hanover is a town in New Hampshire and is the location of the campus of Dartmouth College. In the novel, Hanover becomes the capital of one of the administrative districts of Buzz Windrip’s dictatorship, and the buildings of Dartmouth College are repurposed as administrative offices. Hanover thus functions as the center of power...

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