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Chapter 7: Democratic Socialism and Communism Test

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  1. communism
  2. Historical Materialism: Revolutionary Action
  3. Criticism of Democratic Socialism
  4. The ideals of communism: materialism
  5. V.I LENIN: democratic centralism
  1. a all people share equally in controlling the production and exchange of things of economic and social value. FREEDOM & JUSTICE. Public ownership of property/means of production. Focused on proletariat.
  2. b -too much power: enemy of LIBERTY
    -gov limitations: private enterprise: destroy freedom
    -inefficient
    -enterprise deteriorate: crushes incentive
    -kills capitalism: cannot coexist
    -must destroy cap: bourgeoisie
  3. c called for intraparty democracy at the top level of leadership and subordination of the lower levels of the party of that elite.
  4. d change/permanent
    (1) overthrow
    (2) revol. dictatorship of pro.
    (3) communism
    Material conditions necessary
  5. e is the belief that a society's economic structure-mode of production, constitutes the foundation upon which that society's superstructure of law, politics, ethics, religion, philosophy, ideology and art are built.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. dynamic of economic conflict (p/b)
  2. Politically: popular constitutional rules and rights
    Economically: cooperate ownership: give workers power and say.
    Socially: opportunity to fulfill potential.
  3. (19th century appearance) stressed cooperation and underscored the possibilities of using education to change the social/economic environment.
  4. a belief in human equality, especially as it relates to social, political and economic right and privileges- as a political goal "human equality"
  5. Founder of Chinese Communism
    Continuing Revolution (greater control, economic, agricultural and industry) and Cultural Revolution (resolving contradictions in Chinese society) to move toward an egalitarian, classless society.

5 True/False Questions

  1. The ideals of communism: dictatorship of the proletariatrule, which may sometimes be coercive, by the over-whelming majority of workers in their own self-interest.

          

  2. Historical MaterialismPolitically: popular constitutional rules and rights
    Economically: cooperate ownership: give workers power and say.
    Socially: opportunity to fulfill potential.

          

  3. mixed economyFounder of Chinese Communism
    Continuing Revolution (greater control, economic, agricultural and industry) and Cultural Revolution (resolving contradictions in Chinese society) to move toward an egalitarian, classless society.

          

  4. The ideals of communism: proletariatis the belief that a society's economic structure-mode of production, constitutes the foundation upon which that society's superstructure of law, politics, ethics, religion, philosophy, ideology and art are built.

          

  5. Defense of Democratic Socialism-Global economy: political/economic inequalities btw ppl (and nations)
    -EQUALITY: address inequalities of wealth
    -middle ground: capitalism/communism
    -freedom and economic well being come together

          

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