The Communist Manifesto Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. When did the Danish edition of The Communist Manifesto occur?

2. All of the thoughts in The Communist Manifesto have occurred ever since the dissolution of the primeval communal ownership of _______.

3. Who translated the first English version of The Communist Manifesto?

4. An authentic English version of The Communist Manifesto was translated by whom?

5. What is the Russian form of primeval common ownership of land called?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does this preface have to say that all history has been?

2. Why is the preface to this edition only to be signed by one man?

3. Who found their salvation from the proletarian during the Russian Revolution?

4. Why does Engels have to re-translate from the Russian version of The Communist Manifesto?

5. Why didn't the publisher in Constantinople publish the Armenian translation of The Communist Manifesto?

6. What is the date of this preface's signing?

7. Whenever independent proletarian movements continued to show signs of life, what happened?

8. What event was The Communist Manifesto supposed to be printed before?

9. What was the aim of the International Working Men's Association?

10. Who was the international association of workers which could only be a secret one under conditions at the time?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The idea of class being the root of all troubles is one that Marx describes at length.

Part 1: Define the idea of class in society then and now.

Part 2: What does class structure do to cause the trouble that Marx feels needs to be changed?

Part 3: Why is class structure so important to the argument for Communism?

Essay Topic 2

The progression of society is where Marx begins this theories.

Part 1: Describe the progress of society in relation to the development of the class system.

Part 2: What was the previous construct of society that begin to set up the two distinct groups?

Part 3: If society constantly changes, does it seem likely that the class system will also go away one day, just as it developed at one point?

Essay Topic 3

The Communist Manifesto was created to inspire change in society, that's easy to see. However, the overall application of these changes is a little trickier in practice, it seems.

Part 1: Who do you think the target audience of this manuscript is? Why?

Part 2: Do you think the target audience has the power to change their position? Why or why not?

Part 3: What do you think Marx intended for the target audience to do once they read this manuscript?

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