Karl Marx : Political Government And Way Of Living For The Working People

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Karl Marx was born on 1818 in Trier Prussia, which is now present day Germany, and died 1883 in London (Zinn, P. pp). He was an economist, historian, philosopher, and a revolutionary socialist during his time; he is most know for the Communist Manifesto, which was published in 1848 and gave way to the Communist party (Zinn, P. pp). Marx was born into a somewhat well-off “bourgeois” family, where he began to study humanities at the University of Bonn (Zinn, P. pp). He then left after a year and began at the University of Berlin, where his interest of the Young Hegelians begins (Zinn, P. pp). He was very into politics and was active in different kinds of movements. After finishing school he had written several articles, doctrines, and books. Then he began to focus more on the struggles of the working class and finding the best possible political government and way of living for the working people. Then he came up with Marxism, which was the collective ideas of Marx’s theories of economics, politics, and society itself (Zinn, P. pp).
Marx believed that societies automatically progress through an endless class struggle between the bourgeoisie ownership class and the proletariat working class (Mehring, Franz, Karl Marx). Marx stated that the Communist party would not organize against the other working parties, that there is a common connection between the Communist party and the proletariat parties (Mehring, Franz, Karl Marx). He goes on to lay out ten main points of the…

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