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Communism is a concept or system of society in which the community owns the major resources and means of production rather than by individuals Beers 670 Which means if that theory was true everything should be shared between people That also suggests that society wouldnt need a government because this society would be without rulers However communism also involves the abolition of private property by a revolutionary movement In the early 19th century the idea of a communist society was a response of the poor and dislocated to the beginning of modern capitalism Carr 28 At that time communism was the basis for a number of Utopian settlements Most Communistic experiments however failed eventually Most of these small private experiments involved voluntary cooperation with everyone participating in the governing process Later the term communism was reserved for the philosophy advanced by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in their Communist Manifesto and movement they helped create in Central Europe Since 1917 the term has denoted those who regard the Russian Revolution as a model that all Marxists should follow Beers 670-71 Beginning with the Russian Revolution the center of gravity of global communism has moved away from Central and Western Europe from the late 1940s through the 1980s communist movements were often connected with Third World strivings for national independence and social change Beers 729 Karl Marx was born on May 5 1818 in the city of Trier in Prussia now Germany He was one of seven children of Jewish Parents Marx attended high school in his hometown in 1830-1835 During high school years he was always politically rebellious and often was drunk and disorderly causing him to spend a lot of time in jail After high school he went to university in Berlin In October of 1842 Marx became an editor of the paper Rheinische Zeitung and as the editor wrote editorials on socioeconomic issues such as poverty However the Prussian government suspended it because
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