The Ten Planks Of Communist Manifesto And The Bill Of Rights

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Ten Planks of Communist Manifesto vs. The Bill of Rights
What is the difference between the Ten Planks of Communist Manifesto and the Bill of Rights? The Ten Planks of Communist Manifesto was written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. The Planks are a set of ten laws that was created for socialist or communist states. The Laws that are written in the Ten Planks of Communist Manifesto are in favor of government power or dictatorship, so the people who have to live by these are not living free. They were created to start a communist movement. The Bill of Rights, on the other hand, is the complete opposite. The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments in the United States Constitution, which was written in 1791. It consist of ten laws,
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The two sets of Laws have different views regarding an individual’s rights. The Bill of Rights has four amendments that discuss individual’s rights. The first Amendment gives individuals the freedom of religion, speech, press, and the right to petition to against the government. The second Amendment gives an individual the right to bear arms, which is have a weapon, and use it to protect themselves. The fifth Amendment protects individuals from double jeopardy, meaning they cannot get in trouble, by the law, for the same thing twice and gives them the right to a trial by a jury. The sixth amendment gives the right to a speedy and public trial to an individual accused of committing a crime. The Ten Planks of Communist Manifesto, on the contrary, has two Planks referring to individual’s rights. The eighth Plank gives everyone an equal opportunity to work, especially for agriculture. With that being said, it does not matter if a person is male, female, or what race someone is, the government can assign them to any job. The tenth Plank allows children to go to public schools for free and abolishes children working in factor or doing any slave like …show more content…
The Planks, that involves individual rights, gives all people an equal opportunity to work and go to public school for free, however, their government or dictator is still in control of their labor and education systems. If the government wanted to assign someone to do a certain job, they have the ability to do so, and the person would be forced to, or they would have consequences. The Bill of rights is the complete opposite, the government does not have the power to do assign anyone to any job. Although they differ greatly, there are some similarities between how the systems work. Our government also controls our public education system and there are other Laws written in the U.S. Constitution that ensure women and people of color will not be discriminated against when competing for jobs so everyone also has an equal opportunity to

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