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Communism: Karl Marx And Friedrich Engels

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Communism was started by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the second half of the 19th century. The two philosophers had similar ideas for a new form of government. They worked together to write the book, “The Communist Manifesto”. This book held their guidelines to becoming a communist nation, and also explained why communism is the “only way to move forward”. The first nation to fully employ communism was Russia. During the October Revolution, the people of Russia overthrew the Czar, but then the Bolsheviks overthrew the provisional government and created a dictatorship. Communism is a form of government that is a subcategory of socialism. Communism was first in place in Russia, in the year 1917. Communism started to fade after world war
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