Essay Writing Topics on RUSSIA

English_Master February 23, 2016 No Comments
RUSSIA Russia did not exist as a nation just seven years ago; it was formed from the ruins of a greater nation. Russia’s current troubles are based on problems it found, or created, dur­ing the years it operated under socialism. This theory, which proposes equality and the means of achieving it, has been scorned by the Western world. One must wonder why such a grand conception has failed. Karl Marx and the Communist Manifesto By far, the most important document in the development of socialism was The Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Frederik Engels in 1848. (Berki) This document was published as a reply to politicians who would accuse their opponents of being Communist for the sake of scaring the public. (Marx) Marx’s Manifesto was the driving force behind social­ism and Communism in Russia. In it, he described the fall of capitalism at the hands of the working classes. (Berki) The following paragraphs are excerpts from that work. “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles. Freeman and slave, patrician and plebeian, lord and serf, guild-masters and journeyman, in a word, op­pressor and oppressed stood in constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight, a fight...
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