Comparing The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx And Frederick Engels

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Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote The Communist Manifesto in 1848, a piece of literature not intended to be revolutionary. The first two parts of the Communist Manifesto highlight their ideas on the theory of history, the bourgeoisie, the proletariat and advancement of workers.
The Bourgeoise Marx writes “A spectre is haunting Europe- the spectre of communism”. Europe has unified as a common enemies of the communist movement, and vilifying the concepts and ideologies it upholds. Through the power of the written word Marx and Engels decided to publicly announce the true ideas of communism to combat the deceptions created by the government. They then illustrate the world old struggle between the have and have-nots or the oppressors and …show more content…

The progress and growth of the new bourgeoisie began in the earliest towns, and gained momentum with the Age of Exploration. Feudal guilds couldn't provide for the growing markets and populations, than was the birth of the manufacturing bourgeois. However, markets kept growing and demand kept increasing exponentially, and the manufacturing middle class could no longer keep up, this led to the Industrial Revolution. The manufacturing middle class was replaced by a new Modern Industry, and then the industrial middle class was replaced by the industrial millionaires, the modern bourgeois. With these developments, the bourgeoisie have grown become powerful, and have pushed medieval classes into the background. These concepts are comparable to “the survival of the fittest”, humanity was forced to keep up with the supply and demand of the growing population. Old ways of hand merchants and traditional trades were a thing of the past and eventually replaced with, manufacturing jobs, than with machines, and now with technology. The people that can not suscept to change are the ones who die off, and do not become successful in life. The development of the bourgeoisie as a class was accompanied by a series of political developments. With the development of Modern Industry and the world-market, the bourgeoisie has gained exclusive political clout where the State serves solely the bourgeoisie's

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