Karl Marx: Founder Of Communism

Karl Marx: Founder of Communism
Karl Marx, a German journalist, philosopher, and revolutionist, was known to be one of the most important socialist thinker in his time. He had a different view of how regimes should be run, by inventing the political theory “Communism” and the method “Marxism.” His ideas were distinctive, and therefore, caused a massive excitement throughout Europe. Although, he had to move country to country because of the governments’ dislike toward his writing, his beliefs became a major part of the Socialist Movement after his death. Karl Marx is the father of the theory of socialism of what we know today.
On May 5, 1818, Karl Marx was born in Moselle, Germany, into a middle class home. Both his parents were Jewish, who
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Marxism was known as a conflict theory because of the society struggles between the rich and the poor. He believed there to be a way to construct an equal society, and getting the best out of everyone. The opposite of of the system Marx was aiming for was capitalism. Capitalism is the society we live in today, where corporations are owned by the owners. Therefore, capitalism treats people unequally. Marx began putting his theories together during the Industrial Revolution. Due to the Enclosure Acts, many ordinary people were kicked off the lands into the cities, where there was a great amount of factories. Before, people got to keep the profits made by their labor. But now they have jobs that give them less pay, so the owners can get higher profits. “The industrial Revolution promoted a capitalist way of thinking, called “Capitalist Ideology,” and created two distinct groups; the factory owners, who were middle class, known as the Bourgeoisie, and working class, or Proletariat.” (“Introduction to Marxism”) Marx supported the proletariat, because she saw how poorly they were treated. He saw how the capital kept the poor as poor, and rich as rich. That was when he decided to make a …show more content…
After his death, many were under the influence of Marxism. His thinking is not the thorough framework advanced by some of his supporters under the name of argumentative materialism. The nature of his approach implied that it was normally open minded. Even though the government didn 't agree with him enough for a revolution to begin, he was a man who held strongly to his ideas and beliefs and tried to change the life for the better, where it could be a world of equality, peace, and love. “His stress on the economic factor in society and his analysis of the glass structure in class conflict have had an enormous influence on history, sociology, and study of human culture.” (Kreis, Steven,

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