Impact Of Karl Marx And The Revolution Of 1848

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Karl Marx and the revolution of 1848
Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German philosopher and socialist. Mark and Friedrich Engels published the book “The Communist Manifesto” in 1848. During the revolutions of 1848 Marx learned the lessons of “the class struggles in France” (144). Suddenly this became the time when the uprising in Europe began, also known as the “Spring of Nations.” According to the book, it was not the revolution that was the cause of the defeats but the pre-revolutionary traditional appendages (144). All classes of the French society were forced to leave the boxes, stalls, gallery, and act in person upon the revolution (144). Once it had increased and grew, foes had to be laid low, measures of the need had to be taken and the
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According to the article Macro-history, reactions to the policies brought upon in June that gave conservatives power, they use forceful behaviors like barricades, artillery, and riflemen to kill the revolution in Paris. Marx had become annoyed with the behavior as he described being “the bourgeoisie tumbling over each other in a hurry to patch up their differences with Prussia’s monarchy”. Shortly after, he eventually cut all ties he had with the bourgeois democratic associates. The authorities in Cologne did not agree with his decision so they arrested him for one week and made him leave and head back to France. The failed revolution was the cause of the working class. According to the book, “death of starvation rose almost to the rank of an institution, during this intoxicating approach of economical progress” (150). After the failure of the revolution of 1848 all party organizations and working class were done with. The dreams of emancipation also …show more content…
He called them “manifestations” or in other words “bourgeois freedom”. Marx did however, think that the law for man was a phony. He thought that none of the rights of man extended to the egoistic or high life man, a man of civil society. Although man were not freed from religion he still was able to receive religious liberty. From the words of Marx “political emancipation itself is not human emancipation”. To him bourgeois freedom was nothing but acceptance of all the different kinds of religious freedom. Endeavors wanted to liberate the conscience minds from witchery religion. Liberals didn’t really care much or focus much on freedom for ALL people, instead they placed more focus on the freedom of the ruling class of capitalist society which he didn’t think was fair. Marx placed blame on the liberal for inadequately slighting the nature of man. “Liberty is the right to do anything and everything as long as it causes no harm to others. As an example the right to property is enjoying one’s fortunes and getting rid of it as he pleases without regards for other

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