Significant People During the Industrial Revolution As the Industrial Revolution was occurring, numerous changes were occurring. Workers were not receiving fair treatment. They were working long hours and getting paid very little money. The working class felt that they were not receiving equal treatment and equal pay for what they were offering to society. Yet some individuals, such as the owners of companies, were profiting from this movement. But the inequalities that existed caused Marx, along with Engels, to write the Communist Manifesto. Karl Marx was a man who â€œurged workers to vindicate the simple laws of morals and justice, which ought to govern the relations of private individuals, as the rules paramount of the intercourse of nationsâ€.[i] After Marx wrote the document, other people were moved by this call for a change with revolution and decided to act upon their feelings that supported the documentâ€™s concepts. Rosa Luxemburg was a Marxist who responded to the concept of revolution. She was in prison at the time when she wrote a pamphlet on the Russian Revolution. She believed that the revolution needed to defend itself in order to survive. Luxemburg stresses her argument and acts responsibly toward the evils of society: â€œHer fundamental belief was twofold: that â€˜the only effective means in the hands of the proletarian revolutionâ€™ were â€˜the kindling of revolutionary idealism, which can be maintained over any length of time only through the intensively active life of the masses themselves under conditions of unlimited political freedomâ€™; and that under such conditions-above all â€˜general electionsâ€¦unrestricted freedom of press and assembly â€¦a free struggle of opinionâ€™-the â€˜active participation of the ma... ...kes, Steven, Marxism and Morality, 106. [v] â€œVladimir Lenin-April 25 1891â€, Lenin Archives, < http://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/photo/1921/011.htm> [vi] DeGeorge, Richard T. Soviet Ethics and Morality. (Ann Arbor Paperbacks:The University of Michigan Press, 1969), 21. [vii] DeGeorge, Richard T, Soviet Ethics and Morality, 24. [viii] Lukes, Steven, Marxism and Morality, 23. [ix] â€œJoseph Stalin Reference Archiveâ€, Biography, [x] DeGeorge, Richard T, Soviet Ethics and Morality, 5. [xi] â€œAge of Industryâ€, The Development of Western Civilization, < http://history.evansville.net/industry.html> [xii] Felix Silverio. The Luddites, 28 September 1999,
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