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Communism what is it az edition10

  1. 1. What is Communism?<br />A Simple Lesson<br />
  2. 2. What is Communism?<br />This is the symbol of Communism – The Hammer and the Sickle<br />Hammer for the <br />Workers<br />Sickle for the Peasants – the farm labourers<br />Who are these guys?<br />
  3. 3. What is Communism?<br />‘Those guys’ wrote the ‘Communist Manifesto’<br /> in 1847. It’s a short book – but billions of people have read it….<br />This is Karl Marx, the ‘Father of Communism’. People who believe in his ideas are called ‘Marxists’<br />This is his good friend, Frederick Engels. <br />
  4. 4. What is Communism?<br />Marx and Engels studied the history of the world’s economies.<br />This means the way that power, industry and finance are controlled.<br />They saw the way countries developed in stages.<br />Communism<br />Socialism<br />Capitalism<br />Feudalism<br />Explain these please!<br />Primitive <br />Communism<br />
  5. 5. What is Communism?<br />This is how humans first lived together – in small tribes. Primitive means ‘not very advanced’ e.g. hunting and gathering. Communism means that everything was shared amongst the tribe – food, jobs, belongings. No-one owned land. Eventually a group comes to power – this leads to Feudalism…<br />Primitive <br />Communism<br />
  6. 6. What is Communism?<br />Under feudalism, a king or emperor or chief becomes the ruler over all the people. <br />He gives land and privileges to ‘nobles’ who rule the people for him.<br />The people are kept uneducated and told that god chose the king to rule. The church helps the king this way.<br />Feudalism<br />As trade develops, some people get richer. This leads to Capitalism…..<br />Primitive <br />Communism<br />
  7. 7. What is Communism?<br />The capitalists get more power to serve their own interests.<br />The business owners or capitalists get richer while the workers do all the hard work.<br />Capitalism<br />Feudalism<br />Capitalism creates a huge working-class of people who soon get angry at the way they are treated. They organise in unions and demand changes. This will lead to a revolution and Socialism…<br />
  8. 8. What is Communism?<br />Because nothing is made for profit, all people benefit from education and health.<br />The workers take control of the country to produce things for everyone.<br />Socialism<br />These ideas spread across the world to create Communism….<br />Capitalism<br />In the Socialist revolution all the rulers – kings, churches, capitalists are got rid of.<br />
  9. 9. What is Communism?<br />The remaining capitalists put up a bitter fight, but the will of the people will always win.<br />Communism<br />Socialism<br />All human activity goes towards benefiting each other – allowing all to live their lives to the full.<br />As everyone now works together, war is a thing of the past – armies are not needed. Sharing means no police are needed. Everything is provided by the people – so money becomes a thing of the past.<br />
  10. 10. What is Communism?Note Sheet.<br />Communism - a government where people shared work fairly and were paid equally.<br />The word “Communism” comes from the Latin word “Communis” which means common or belonging to all.<br />
  11. 11. The Beliefs of Communism<br />The rich get richer.<br />The poor get poorer.<br />People wanted to make everything equal.<br />People never er achieved the goal.<br />
  12. 12. The Goal of Communism<br />Goal: to get rid of social classes and make everything fair for everyone.<br />
  13. 13. USSR<br />USSR stands for: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.<br />The USSR was formed in December 1922.<br />USSR a.k.a. Russia.<br />The USSR is a Communist party.<br />The USSR collapsed in 1991.<br />
  14. 14. 5 Key Points<br />Communism is the government when everything is distributed equally.<br />Dictatorship is the government when a group or one person has control over everyone.<br />The Cold War is when there was tension between the U.S and the Soviet Union.<br />The beginning of communism through the Industrial Revolution.<br />U.S.S.R. goal to expand communism through the countries.<br />