Communism: Children's Social Science Book With Facts (Paperback)
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Important Communism Facts
Whether you're looking for information on communism or want to know more about the theory behind it, there are many important facts to know about this controversial ideology. Learn more about the One-party system, its Ideology, and the influence it has had on civil rights and politics.One-party system
A one-party state is a political system in which the ruling party controls all or most aspects of government. Such a state may be authoritarian or totalitarian, depending on the circumstances. Some one-party states are governed by a single party, such as the Soviet Union. Others are the result of decolonization, where the ruling party gains the power and dominance over its people. And yet, other countries still have a royal family ruling their country.
One-party states have several advantages. They can be characterized by their low level of democracy, which may be detrimental for economic growth. Moreover, they can help to suppress the opposition. They can use state power to suppress smaller parties and gerrymander the voting districts. Opposition leaders are usually prohibited from using mass media during election time and harassed or even arrested. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union is the dominant party.
The concept of communism is based on equality, regardless of race, class, gender, or economic status. Its founder, Karl Marx, aimed for a society where everyone is treated equally and benefits equally from labor. The concept spread throughout Europe and North America and gained a large following among factory workers. They were frustrated by the exploitation they faced and wanted a better life for themselves and their families. The concept has remained popular for over 100 years.
The idea of communism began as early as 1848, when Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx published the Communist Manifesto. The Manifesto sought to abolish capitalism and the social class system, and promote education for all citizens. Socialism would also promote social benefits such as free health care, free education, and child care. In addition to these basic concepts, communism would promote the development of a proletariat, or working class, society.Symbols
Among the many Communist symbols is the hammer and sickle. The hammer and sickle represents workers and the peasantry, and the sickle symbolizes the union between the two. Both are symbols of peace and equality, and the sickle is often a symbol of the Communist Party. Other symbols of communism include the red star and the hammer and sickle. Symbols of communism are often made of the same material, such as metal, such as iron, which is used to symbolically resembling a red star.
Throughout history, communist symbols have served as both a set and a subject. These categories include individual Communist symbols as well as articles that discuss the various symbols associated with Communist countries. Some of these categories may eventually merge into one supercategory. Until then, however, they are both worth investigating. We have a list of some of the more iconic symbols of communism, below. It is important to keep in mind that these symbols represent a certain style of government.