History3 - Cory Baker 10/19/10 Tues @ 10:00AM SECTION...

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Cory Baker 10/19/10 Tues @ 10:00AM SECTION QUESTIONS #3: 1) How does Marx view history? What is history moving toward? Karl Marx views history in a quite interesting way. His view is known as historical materialism or dialectic history. He nonetheless views society as a history of class struggles. He said that history is moving from the disconnected society towards the complete and the real. This is a very progressive idea, which concludes the revolutionary rise. This rise included upheavals against the existing status quo . 2) Who makes up the proletariat, and how is this class formed? The proletariat is made up of workers of lower ranking jobs, measured by skill, education and lower incomes. These working classes are often found in industrialized economies and in urban areas of non-industrialized economies. The “proletariat” is usually contrasted with the upper class and middle class . Karl Marx defined the proletariat as individuals who sell their labor power for wages and who do not own the
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