Write one term paper on the noted economist, Karl Marx. The paper will be 2 to 5 pages in length and follow proper MLA format and bibliography. The paper will consist of:

1. The economist background

2. What school of thought the economist belonged to?

3. What theories did the economist create or advance?

4. What were the economist major contributions to the school of economics?

Paper is due Thursday May 7, 2010 by 10:00 AM Central.


Karl Max was one of the renowned German Philosopher, economic, sociologist, communist, and a revolutionary figure. His ideas have been epitomized with creation of communism, a political ideology that is practiced to date in the world. In his communist manifesto published in 1848, he asserted that history of the world could be understood in the history of class struggle (Cohen 56).