Marx Manifesto Notes

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Marx Manifesto Notes Outline 1. Bourgeois and Proletarians 2. Proletarians and Communists 3. Socialist and Communist Literature o Reactionary Socialism 1. Feudal Socialism 2. Petty Bourgeois Socialism 3. German, or "True," Socialism Conservative, or Bourgeois, Socialism Critical-Utopian Socialism and Communism 4. Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties Argument Bourgeois and Proletarians 1. Communism scares everyone in Europe. Opposition powers often labeled communist. This shows that 1. (1) it is an acknowledged social power, and 2. (2) it is time for communists to openly declare their views. 2. All history is the history of class struggle. Earlier epochs had societies with complex hierarchies or orders/statuses/classes. Contemporary bourgeois society has simplified it down to two: Bourgeoisie and Proletariat. * As feudalism gave way to industrialism the bourgeois class arose and grew in power so that now "the executive of the modern State is but a committee form managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie" (475.5 (note: page numbers refer to Tucker Marx Engels Reader). 3. The cultural changes accomplished by the bourgeoisie are nothing short of revolutionary: 1. setting aside hundreds of years of feudal practice, overcoming religious superstition, converting personal worth into exchange value, opening the way to the dominance of Free trade. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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