Who is Karl Marx? A philosopher, from Germany, wrote communist manifesto, 1818-1883, constant battle between elites and working class, conflict theory

According to Marx's theory, what two groups make up society? Bourgeoisie, middle class, and Proletariat, working class

How might the working class change their status is society? education and personal development, capitalism keeps workers poor, workers poor and exploited, produces inequality, communism makes everyone more equal, workers must have a revolution

Key terms from the Communist Manifesto:

  • Bourgeoisie
  • Proletariat
  • Commodity
  • Despotism
  • Prolongation of working hours
  • Appendage to the machine
  • bourgeois state
  • superincumbent strata of official society
  • nations > to cvilizations
  • Free trade
  • wage labor
  • modern labor sinking its own existence in class
  • differences in age/ sex- men and women