The life of Karl Marx

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The Life of Karl Marx Created By Istvan Nemedi-Varga Student ID#: 1248440 Intro To Sociology (2010SP_809- 196-3W7D) Created on May 2, 2010
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Outline of the presentation I. Introduction II. Parents III. Jenny Von Westphalen IV. Schooling 1. Trier 2. Bonn University 3. Friedrich-Wilhelma University 4. University of Jena V. The Beginning of a Journalist 1. The Rhenish Gazette VI. Franco German Annals Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts XIII. Friedrich Engels 1. Paris 2. Brussels
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Introduction His Ideas are credited as the foundation of the modern communism. Karl Marx was a Philosopher, Sociologist, communist, and revolutionary. Banned From almost every country in Europe, Karl Marx was a major Influence on the workers movement.
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Karl Marx Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818 Into a progressive Jewish family in Trier, Germany. He was a son of Hirschel and Henrietta Marx. Hirschel , Marx father, was a prominent lawyer. Since opportunities for Jews were rather limited in the early 19th century, Hirschel changed his name to Heinrich. The Family also converted to Lutheranism, which from Heinrich’s legal career prospered.
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Jenny Von westphalen Karl Marx met Jenny Von westphalen at Bonn University and become engaged. Jenny was the educated daughter of Prussian Baron. They wed on June 19, 1843 after a seven year engagement. Jenny was very supportive of Marx. They had seven children together. Marx and Jenny also had one more child that passed before being named. He also fathered an illegitimate son by his housekeeper, Helene.
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Jenny Von Westphalen died in December, 1881. After the death of his wife and four of his children Marx developed an illness that made him sick for the last 15 months of his life. Marx died on March 14, 1883 of bronchitis and pleurisy. Family and friends buried his body in Highgate cemetery, London on March 17, 1883. There were only eleven people at his funeral. Marx died before his writings could be published, but he will never be forgotten because he made a difference in peoples lives.
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Schooling Marx started out his life by attending school in Trier were he received outstanding marks in gymnasium. He also received a prize for his senior thesis “Religion: The glue that Binds Society”. In 1833, Marx enrolled at the University of Bonn to study law. At Bonn, Marx spent most of his time socializing and running up debt. After learning of this, Heinrich Marx paid off all of his sons debt and insisted that Karl transfer to the far more serious and academically oriented Friedrich-Wilhelma University in Berlin (5)
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Schooling At Friedrich-Wilhelma University in Berlin, Marx Interests turned to philosophy. Marx Joined a group of professors and fellow students called the “Young Hegelians” which was led by Bruno Bauer. The young Hegelians consisted of a group of radical thinkers.(6) This is were Marx first met Moses Hess. Marx disagreed with many of his insights into the relationship between state, society, and religion. Due to Marx affiliation with the young Hegelians the University warned Marx not to submit his doctoral dissertation, since it would be poorly received.
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