The Communist Manifesto: Marx And Engels

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The Communist Manifesto was written in 1847 by two German philosophers, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The manifesto was not published until 1848 in London. They wrote the Manifesto to inspire people and it worked, matter in fact it inspired millions of people. Marx and Engels were asked, by the communist league they were involved in, to prepare a statement in 1847. The statement would explain the goals and purposes of the group which then became big and got published as what we now know as the Communist Manifesto, also known as Marxism. Within a few weeks after the Communist Manifesto was published a series of revolutions broke out, but the communist league was only a minor element in these developments. At the time the bourgeoisie was a

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