Communism

The social theory by Karl Marx

Definition

A theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all properties in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.

Examples

  • The U.S.S.R From 1922-1991
  • China from 1949-present

Interesting facts

Fact #1

The Communist flag primary consisted of yellow hammer and sickle. The hammer stood for the industrial working class while the sickle represented the agricultural workers.

Fact #2

In China of 1958, Mao Zedong led the nation on ' Great Leap Forward' wherein he made plans to remake China which resulted in massive starvation. 30 million died in largest famine of human history.