Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx: Summary

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Karl Marx was a German philosopher and a political revolutionary. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx was written to elaborate on the goals of communism. It explains how class struggles were the main cause of most historical events. This book also makes a clear point about how different classes correlation with each other had a lot to do with the production of that era. After some time though these relationships faded and means of production became independent from social class. Karl Marx goal by writing this book was ultimately to give a better insight on the goals of communism. This book has showed me more about communism than I had ever known before, and I am glad that I live in a country where communism does not exist. In the mid-1800s Karl Marx, a new member of the Communist League, was forced by other Communist League members to write a manifesto on his experiences. This manifesto turned out to become The Communist Manifesto. In this book Industrial society can be distinguished by the conflicts between the proletariat and bourgeoisie. Due to the production of Capitalism’s Forces this relationship is no…show more content…
Every European power decided to team up against communism. They did this partially by portraying its ideas as wicked and threatening. This led to the communists meeting in London to write this manifesto. They did this to give insight to their aims and views, and to clear up any misconceptions. Doing this made it clear to some who were unsure exactly what the ideas of goals were of the communists were that they had no bad intentions. Early on in this book Marx discusses class antagonism. He states “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles”. This quote implies that the social classes that existed at the time were representing the prior hardships of that class to get to where they were at that point in their

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