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Sze Ho History 15 10/11/10 Document 48- Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto 1. How do Marx and Engels define class, and what do they mean by the “class struggle”? They define class as one person at the top such as lord and the other person in the bottom as serf; in the other word, oppressor and oppressed. They stand in opposition to one another. Class struggle is the class antagonisms. Society splits into two hostile camps, into two great classes directly facing other-bourgeoisie and proletariat. 2. According to Marx and Engels, how does the class struggle in nineteenth century Europe differ from class struggle in previous eras? In the previous era, the class struggle is based on lineage but in nineteenth century, there had more poor people, especially working class people. The class struggle is divided by wealth rather than lineage. England and France industrialized real quick. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course HIST 15 taught by Professor Patch during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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