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Communist Manifesto

Society is flawed. Critical imbalances cause much of humanity to suffer.Karl Marx and Friedrich Engle's Communist Manifesto reacts to this fact in describing a vision of a perfectly balanced society, a communist society.It is their response to the new society created by the Industrial Revolution; a massive movement away from small farms and business operated out of homes to instead huge cities with mass-producing factories and underpaid workers.
This new society was split into two main classes; that of the rich bourgeoisie or upper class and the lower, working class people, known as the proletariats. These two classes were at odds with each other because as the bourgeoisie became more wealthy and powerful, the proletariats became poorer and powerless. Karl Marx felt that something should be done to correct this inequality in society. He envisioned communism as the answer. It would create a perfectly balanced society where no one person had more than the other. He believed that communism would create the correct balance between the needs of the individuals and the needs of society.
Simply put, a communist society is one where all property is held in common. No one person has more than the other, but rather everyone shares in the fruits of their labors. Marx believed that this social order was society in its best form.Communism created the correct balance between the needs of the individual and the needs of society.
In 1845, Marx moved to Brussels and then to London in 1847.As he sat in his home, he could see all the madness that was the Industrial Revolution. People would no longer use their individual skills but instead would sit in front of machines doing tedious, repetious work.The lower class could no longer make a tolerable existence in their pown persuites, but were forced to migrate to cities and lowered even futher to working inhumane hours in factories. This caused an overall downfall in the socioe…

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