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Learning Exercise: Karl Marx Interview

Title:
Karl Marx Interview
Material:
Description:
A recreation of an 1879 Karl Marx Interview with the Chicago Tribune.
Course: Western Civilization/Russian History

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
December 30, 2005

Exercise

Read the recreated 1879 interview of Karl Marx with the Chicago Tribune. Identify Marx's ideology for political, economic, and social change. Read the relevant sections in the textbook on Nikolai Lenin. Write a paper of 4-5 pages comparing and contrasting the views of Marx and Lenin. Be sure to make sound, well documented conclusions.
Additional Information: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Russia
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Communism

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To provide students with a primary source to evaluate the ideology of Karl Marx.
To compare the ideas written by Karl Marx with those adopted by Lenin.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.