Communism Mr. Gilson’s 7th Grade Social Studies Class SWMS
Warm-up Page #13—Are equal rights and opportunity the same thing as being equal?
Communism A governmental and economic system where everybody is supposed to be equal.
Democracy A governmental system where everyone in the country has equal rights
Capitalism An economic system where individuals own property and capital
Capital Anything used to make assets to be sold, traded, or used. (companies, resources, etc.)
Karl Marx “From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.” --Karl Marx Wrote The Communist Manifestoand given credit for being the person to outline how modern communism works.
Bourgeoisie In communism, the upper class. The people who take advantage of everyone else.
Proletariat In communism, the working class. People who are disadvantaged.
Per capita Purchasing power per capita by country Per person
Totalitarian A government where most power is given to one person (normally dictatorship).
Credits www.moonproject.co.uk www.Greece.mrdonn.org www.usahitman.com www.tomfedro.com www.whatiseconomics.org http://www.franceattraction.com/bourgeoisie.html www.uscta.wikidot.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GDP_%28PPP%29_per_capita_by_countries.png https://www.lewrockwell.com/2003/01/karen-de-coster/the-totalitarian-impulse/ Hungergames