2Definition of Communism Communism: An economic system in which a capital is owned by a private government.Can be a form of government, economic system.Contrasts with capitalism.
3Where is communism now? East part of the world China (1949) Cuba (1959)Korea (1948)Vietnam (1976)Democratic Republic (1975)Before...Now...
4How Did Communism Start? Karl Mark and Friedrich Engels19th CenturyFirst Gov’t Established in Russia under Vladimir LeninOctober of 1917
5Communist Leaders Karl Marx - Father of Communism Friedrich Engels - Friend of Karl MarxVladimir Ilich Lenin - RussiaMao Zedong - CP of ChinaJoseph Stalin - Soviet Union
6Most Popular Fights Against Communism War of VietnamFought Vietcong Guerilla to stop succession of CommunismThe Cold WarAmerica tried to suppress the Soviet Union to stop their rein of Communist Terror with no direct military contact. Also known as the “proxy wars”.
7Opposing Views on Communism ProSome think it’s the world greatest hope.Everyone is treated fairly on the same class in a Communist Government.Free health care and education.AntiSome think it’s the greatest threat to world peace.People become greedy and take more that is needed.Emperors tend to get power hungry.
8The Communist SymbolsThe communist symbol is also referred to as the hammer and the sickle.The hammer stands for the industrial working class.The sickle represents the agricultural workers.