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  • Marx And Engels
    584 words
    Communism began in the early 19th century in response to the problematic beginnings of modern capitalism. At that time communism was the basis for many utopian settlements, most, however, eventually failed. These small-scale experiments into communism were done with voluntary cooperation, with everyone participating in the governing process. Later Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels greatly helped spur renewed interest in a communistic society with their book Communist Manifesto. In their writing Mar...
  • Effective Against The National Liberation Front
    620 words
    Wars of National Liberation and the End of Colonialism National liberation is a concept that has been justly and unjustly idealized for many generations. Freedom and independence are rights that every person deserves, and, sadly enough, war is often the only means by which to obtain these basic human needs. Most Americans living today know close to nothing about dictatorships, tyranny and how many people don't have these rights, which most American people commonly ignore. National liberations ar...
  • Nations Feelings Toward Communists
    1,786 words
    RED SCARE One evening in 1950 a Houston couple entered a Chinese restaurant. The woman, a radio writer, wanted the proprietors help in producing a program on recent Chinese history. Overhearing their conversation, a nearby man rushed out, phoned the police, and informed them that people were "talking Communism". The couple was immediately arrested and jailed for 14 hours before the police concluded they had no case. At about the same time a policeman in Wheeling, West Virginia, discovered some p...
  • Mikhail Gorbachev Of The Former Communist Party
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    In one week, the summer of 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, became history. The forces of reform unleashed by President Mikhail Gorbachev in the mid 1980's generated a democratic movement. 'Mr. Gorbachev may be revered for the democratic forces he unleashed- his policies of perestroika, or reconstructing, and glasnost, or openness. However, his failure to put food on Soviet tables and his reluctance to move boldly on economic reforms doomed him to be a failure'; (Sheff). His economi...
  • Living People Of A Capitalist Nation
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    In Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto, he describes the Communists as the party that 'fights for the interests of the working class' (136), while in a Capitalist society, the 'living person is dependent and has no individuality only capital is dependent and has individuality' (84). That is not the case of today's society once you take a closer view at the comparison and contrast of communist Vietnam versus the democratic United States of America through their economy systems, educational systems, j...
  • Non Communist Country In Eastern Europe
    355 words
    As an analyst for the R.A.N.D. Corporation, I have been asked to make an assessment of which policy, the Truman Doctrine, the formation of NATO or the Marshall Plan, was more effective in containing Communism. As I began to decide which policy was most successful, I had to first look at the purpose of all three postwar plans, and determine which one fulfilled their goals. After reviewing the policies, it was determined that the Marshall Plan was most successful in containing Communism. Now, the ...
  • Communist The Fascist
    319 words
    Fascism is a form of government. It's almost the complete opposite of democracy. Although the Fascist were enemies of the socialist and communist they shared the same veiws. Fascism comes in many different forms of government, but it is described as a government of authoritarian. It is not communist though all fascism rooted extreme nationalism. Or in other words, they give blind loyalty to the state. Fascist were anti-democratic people, they didn't beleive in eqaulity and liberty such as the Un...
  • Communist Sympathizers In The Federal Government
    1,220 words
    On March 22, 1947, President Truman issued his Executive Order 9835, which decreed that "there shall be a loyalty investigation" of every Federal employee. During the next four years some three million individuals were examined and cleared, over 3000 have resigned while being investigated, 308 were dismissed as "security risks" and only one-a 27-year-old-girl analyst in the Justice Department-was arrested on charges of being a spy. This gigantic operation was carried out by secret police methods...
  • Communism To Yugoslavia
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    In this paper I will be discussing the reason for the rise of Communism and its Power and Authority and the fall. The first time around when Communism was introduced was at the end of world war one, when Yugoslavia got it's communist party. It was very strong but couldn't effectively create a communist regime. Then during World War two, Germany, Italy, Hungary and Bulgaria broke up Yugoslavia and annexed the parts to them selves. Germany created the "Independent State of Croatia" (NDH), which co...
  • Soviet Union And European Communist Regimes
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    In order to answer this question effectively I must portray a complete picture of what was happening in the Balkan countries at the end of the 1980's. However before I do that I shall define what makes my countries of study; Romania, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia, different to each other and other Communist block countries. This will allow me a context of which I can discuss how the countries particular systems collapsed in different ways. The role of the Soviet Union, especially events in Russia, pla...

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