Karl Marx Essay

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Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818, in Trier, Prussia. He attended the university of Bonn and later the university at Berlin, where he studied in law, while majoring in history and philosophy. After his education, Marx associated himself with the "Left Hegelians," along with Bruno Bauer, which were a group who formed atheistic and revolutionary ideas from Hegel's philosophy. The Young Hegelians practiced philosophical idealism. Here he first meet Arnold Ruge and Ludwig Feuerbach. In 1842 Marx and Bruno Bauer were asked to contribute to the Rheinische Zeitung, a German paper, in Cologne.

At the time Marx started, the paper had only 400 subscribers. Marx in October of 1842, became editor-in-chief, and decided to move from Bonn to
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This is one of the most well known works of the pair. Once the Revolution of February 1848 took place, Marx was again banished, except this time from Belgium.

He returned to France for the March Revolution, and then traveled to Germany where he published the Neue Rheinische Zeitung, from June 1, 1848 to May 19, 1849. Again Marx was banished from Germany, and again he returned to Paris. After the demonstration of June 13 1849, Karl Marx, was banished once again. That would be the last time Karl Marx was banished anywhere. His last trip would take him to London where he would live for the rest of his life. Marx lived a hard life in London.

If it had not been for the financial help from his good friend Engels, he would have not been able to continue his lifelong struggle. Marx got himself involved in political activity in the 1850's and 1860's with the revival of democratic activities. Most of the important works written by Marx can be summed up by the results of the revolution in "The Class Struggle of France." In these works Marx shows for the first time materialist dialectics to the study of an entire historical period. Marx tells the entire tall of causes, character, and course of the French bourgeois-democratic revolution of 1848. In March of 1950, Marx tried to reorganize the Communist League. In his efforts to reorganize this League, he wrote several address for the Central Committee.

These address' outlined the need to continue this

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