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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. Where was this preface signed?
2. The Russian edition of The Communist Manifesto was published in the early sixties by the printing office of the ________.
3. All history has been of struggles between ____________ and exploiting.
4. The proletariat can no longer ____________ itself from the class which exploits and oppresses it.
5. Marx, the man to whom the whole _________ of Europe owes more than to any one else.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why isn't the Danish translation complete?
2. What occurred in London in November 1847?
3. What is said about the struggle between the classes at this current time? What is the stage that has been reached?
4. What was the working class reduced to as a result of the answer to #49?
5. Who was the translator of the first Russian edition of The Communist Manifesto?
6. Whenever independent proletarian movements continued to show signs of life, what happened?
7. Who used to supply raw materials to Europe while also being the market for the sale of its industrial products?
8. When and where was The Communist Manifesto Russian translation published?
9. First published in Germany, twelve editions are said to be republished in what other countries?
10. Who was the international association of workers which could only be a secret one under conditions at the time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Though the arguments in The Communist Manifesto are found, the idea of communism is not something that has spread throughout the world.
Part 1: Do you think the argument in this text is strong? How? Why?
Part 2: Why has Communism not been as effective in today's world as Marx envisioned?
Part 3: Do you see Communism as a viable societal construct? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The overall goal of Communism is a bit more complex than it first seems.
Part 1: What seems to be the overall goal of Communism as written in this book?
Part 2: What does Communism want to do with Bourgeois freedoms?
Part 3: How will eliminating individual property advance the goals of Communism?
Essay Topic 3
The role of property in this manuscript is one that could be hotly debated in today's world.
Part 1: How does Marx define property in this text?
Part 2: Why is property something that needs to become a communal possession?
Part 3: What happens when only one class of people own all the property?
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