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History Essay: Australia on Communism How did Australian governments deal with the perceived threat of communism after 1950, both at home and abroad? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Communism was spreading during the 1950s. It seemed as though it had spread from the USSR to China and was still advancing, causing the Australian government to become fearful of communism eventually reaching Australia and the threat of communism existing within Australia...

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Plato Communism

PLATO'S THEORY OF COMMUNISM Plato was born in may/june 428/27 BC in Athens in an aristocratic family . Plato's real name was Aristocles.He excelled in the study of music , mathematics ,poetry and rhetoric . Plato met with Socrates in 407 BC and became his desciple . The execution of Socrates proved to be the turning point of Plato's life . Plato left Athens and went to many countries , studying mathematics and the historical traditions of the priests . He returned to Athens in 386 BC and established...

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Islam and Communism

Fidan Karimli Islam and Communism The communist ideology is in direct opposition with any religion as it clearly opposes the practice of religion and the existence of God. Nevertheless, neither of those practiced religions has resisted communism more than the Islamic states have at the time when communism was flourishing in different countries around the world. The fact that most states with a majority of Muslim population (even though some may be declared as secular states) attach great significance...

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Communism and Fascism

Communism/Fascism essay In this essay we are to compare and contrast communism and fascism. The two are alike in some ways but they were never meant to be alike therefore they are very different from each other. Communism is a theoretical economic system of a political movement based on common ownership and the means of production. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were both socialists who believed that communism was desirable for...

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perfect communism

 Mrs. P 1st Block 8 March 2011 Perfect Communism The likes and differences of Carl Marx’s The Communist Manifesto and John Lennon’s song “Imagine” are exceedingly significant. In a world with threatening circumstances from other countries with different philosophies, John Lennon dreams of world peace. Research was done to elucidate Carl Marx’s theory, analyze John Lennon’s song “Imagine” and show the contrast between the two beliefs. In Carl Marx’s book The Communist Manifesto, he writes...

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Misconceptions of Communism

turned to Communism to answer the problems that Capitalism seem unable to solve. Although the Great Depression affected each class negatively, the middle/lower class seemed to be hit the hardest because of stock market crash combined with the dust bowl movement. At the time of the Great Depression, creating an equal class really sounded like a good idea because of its sympathy towards the working class rather than business owners. The appeal of Communism was protect...

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Fall of Communism

How can we explain the sudden collapse of Communism in Europe? Communism was a very popular ideology which was in great favor during the inter-war period but in the 1980s, there was an unanticipated demise of Communism. So how can we explain the sudden collapse of communism in Europe? I would argue that there were several forces converging to the breakdown of communism in Eastern Europe. Factors such as the high expenses of engaging in nuclear arms, the lost of their satellite states, the growing...

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Fall Of Communism

what communism is at its most basic level. Simply put, communism is the idea that everyone in a given society receives equal shares of the benefits derived from labor. Communism is designed to allow the poor to rise up and attain financial and social status equal to that of the middle-class landowners. In order for everyone to achieve equality, wealth is redistributed so that the members of the upper class are brought down to the same financial and social level as the middle class. Communism also...

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Fall of Communism

failure of Communism in Eastern Europe The Failure of Communism in Eastern Europe Communism in the Eastern Europe was a result of various factors. Communism is based on the ideas and teachings of Karl Marx as modified by Lenin. At its most basic, the ideal of communism is a system in which everyone is seen as equal and wealth is distributed equally among the people. There is no private ownership and the state owns and controls all enterprises and property. The Soviet model of communism was based...

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Advantages of Communism

theoretically, help to raise labor productivity and advance a society in its development. Communist ideology advocates universal education with a focus on developing the proletariat with knowledge, class consciousness, and historical understanding. Communism supports the emancipation of women and the ending of their exploitation. Both cultural and educational policy in communist states have emphasized the development of a "New Man"—a class-conscious, knowledgeable, heroic, proletarian person devoted...

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