Marx and Frederick Engels wrote
Manifesto as an outline of what they saw as the perfect economic society:
one where the workers controlled the economy for the benefit of everyone. All
resources of a country would be collected and redistributed evenly. Everyone
would be equal, so there would be no class differences.
Communism struck a chord with the exploited workers. The Manifesto was published at a time when many revolutions were taking
This was a dramatic threat to those whose power came from having
money (like kings, czars, and other rich people).
"Working men of the