Communism is a form of government most closely associated with the ideas of Karl Marx, which he outlined in The Communist Manifesto. Communism is based on the goal of eliminating socioeconomic class struggles by creating a classless society in which everyone shares the benefits of labor and the state controls all property and wealth.
5 - 8
Social Studies, Civics, Economics
Soldiers Marching in Beijing
China is one of just five proclaimed communist nations left. There were many more communist countries in 1973 when this photograph of Chinese soldiers was taken.
Photograph by J. Cuinieres/Roger Viollet via Getty Images
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May 20, 2022
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