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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Russian edition of The Communist Manifesto was published in the early sixties by the printing office of the ________.
2. In what year was the first English version of The Communist Manifesto printed?
3. Where was the preface of this preface signed?
4. Who absorbed the surplus proletarian forces of Europe?
5. Where did the French version of the Manifesto appear in 1886?
Short Essay Questions
1. Whenever independent proletarian movements continued to show signs of life, what happened?
2. What does this preface have to say that all history has been?
3. What was the working class reduced to as a result of the answer to #49?
4. Why does Engels have to re-translate from the Russian version of The Communist Manifesto?
5. What is said about the struggle between the classes at this current time? What is the stage that has been reached?
6. Where was The Communist Manifesto first published in English?
7. Who used to supply raw materials to Europe while also being the market for the sale of its industrial products?
8. Where in New York was a translation of The Communist Manifesto published?
9. What is the state of land ownership in Russia?
10. What event was The Communist Manifesto supposed to be printed before?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Marx talks at length about the different kinds of Communist literature that are available.
Part 1: What are the three main subsets of Communist literature?
Part 2: How are these subsets broken up further?
Part 3: Define each category of literature, what it includes, and its purpose.
Essay Topic 2
Money is certainly something that is factored into the discussion of Communism.
Part 1: Who has all the money in the society of Marx's time?
Part 2: How does this hurt society?
Part 3: How is money being taken away from the working class?
Essay Topic 3
The main instruction of The Communist Manifesto seems to be that workers need to start a revolution.
Part 1: Define the idea of revolution, what it means to the workers and to their cause.
Part 2: Why is revolution the only way to create change?
Part 3: Do you agree with the idea of revolution? Why or why not? What other options are available?
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