Question 2 Karl - wanted the poor workers to rise up and overthrow the owners of the factories they worked for He believed that this would cause

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Blane Smith Sociology 101 October 4, 2007 Sociology - Take Home Test 1 Question 2: Karl Marx is one of the very important pioneers of sociology. Marx lived during the time of the industrial revolution so he saw the pain and the labor that the factory workers had been put through. He stood up for the working class and believed that they should be treated as equals with the upper class people. The factories had very poor conditions and the hours were extremely long. The machines that they used were very dangerous as well; so many workers were injured and even killed on the job. Marx hated the attitudes of the rich people of his time, because they looked down on the working class and thought they weren’t worthy enough for the rich people. He believed that there was too large of a gap between the rich and the poor. He believed that it wasn’t fair that that the rich had so much money, while the poor had hardly any money at all. Marx
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Unformatted text preview: wanted the poor workers to rise up and overthrow the owners of the factories they worked for. He believed that this would cause the gaps between the rich and poor to shrink. Marx believed that the government should own the large factories instead of rich people. This method would stop the rich from getting richer and allow lower working class to have time to catch up. Marx believed in the empowerment of the underprivileged and wanted all classes to be equal. I agree with Marx on having sympathy for the working poor. It’s not fair that the rich have so much money and the poor are working and still cannot advance. The working class was barely getting by and the rich got even richer without doing much work at all. I completely agree with Marx on his views about the working class....
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Question 2 Karl - wanted the poor workers to rise up and overthrow the owners of the factories they worked for He believed that this would cause

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