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    The Jungle written by American author, Upton Sinclair portrays a life of immigrants in 1906 Chicago. The work, a “muckraking” account of unsanitary conditions that were placed in Chicago stockyards quickly established itself in industrial capitalism and became one of the most groundbreaking novels of the age. The Jungle was written in such a devastating time period, when Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901, and America was deeply divided by extreme wealth and poverty. The rapid…

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    At this time Marx became intellectually influenced by Henri de Saint-Simon and his followers (Appelrouth & Edles 2012). During this time Marx formulated Christian Socialism, an attempt at organizing modern industrial society according to the social principles espoused by Christianity (Appelrouth & Edles 2012). The contributions of many forward thinkers went into forming the established theories of Marx including, but…

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    Capitalism is the dominant economic system of the West by which production is privately owned and income is distributed through free markets. This exists in contrast to many Eastern countries that believe that production of good is best controlled by the state. The idea that the state and not the individual should be the one controlling production comes from the roots of the philosopher Karl Marx. Marx foresaw a world without the use of money, without a modern caste system with class divisions,…

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    the twentieth century, the popularity of current European socialist countries have those suffering in the United States beginning to consider a socialist economy. While capitalism emphasizes money and individuals owning enterprises and production, socialism puts the majority of its emphasis on its people, cumulatively owning production and distribution (Archer). However, the majority of the country stays true to the economy in…

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    on their own. Many people like Ma realize that if everyone helps everyone they will all get to california, and this Idea is used by John Steinbeck as a theme that prevails throughout much of the book. This theme also encompasses a huge value of socialism. “i lost my land is changed; a cell is split and its splitting grows the thing you hate--- We lost our land The danger is here, for two men are not as lonely and perplexed as one. And from this first we grows a still more dangerous thing:” i…

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    statement from section I of The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx succinctly summarizes the motivation behind and application of socialism, explaining that, throughout history, an oppressor and an oppressed have quietly fought each other until only two primary adversaries remained: the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. In accordance with this perception of history, Marxian socialism as verbalized in the 19th century Communist Manifesto was a reaction to multiple factors that significantly altered…

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    economic systems are capitalism, socialism, and mixed economies. There are no “pure” capitalism or “pure” socialism economies; they overlap with the result being a mixed economy. When examining these three economies, it becomes clear there are pros and cons to each of them. Capitalism is an economic system that privately owns and controls its capital…

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    David Miranda Mr. Lara Honors Economics Period 2 19 February, 2016 Communism and Socialism The origin of Communism can be found in 1844, when Karl Marx, a man from Germany who came from Jewish heritage, was introduced to Friedrich Engels. The two believed that capitalism was an evil economic philosophy in which the working-class were exploited by their class-heads (upper-class). In 1848, the two wrote and published a book entitled "The Communist Manifesto", in which they expressed such hatred…

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    significant amount of liability is the economy. The economy is an institutionalized system for producing and distributing goods (Brinkerhoff et al., 2014). Within the economy, there are two modern types of economic systems: capitalism and socialism. Although capitalism and socialism are both modern economic systems, there are similarities and differences between these two systems. According to Brinkerhoff et al. (2014), capitalism is a market-based economic system based on competition that…

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    Bernstein and William Lovett all attempt to answer the social question. Marx as well as Engels attempt to answer the question of class division through communism and The Communist Manifesto. Bernstein wants to answer the question through evolutionary socialism. Lovett desires to answer the social question with Chartism. The Communist Manifesto is made up of four parts. The first part discusses the communist’s theory as well as the relationship between the proletarians and bourgeoisie. The…

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