Marxism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Explanation


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Which term refers to the class that held most of the power in society, often misusing it?

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1. Which statement was NOT one of the core beliefs of Marx and Engels?

2. Which group is pictured in the illustration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to find out what you know about the political philosophy of Marxism. You will be quizzed on the history of Marxism and what the core Marxist beliefs are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The core beliefs of Marx and Engels
  • Historical events influenced by Marxism
  • The class that holds the most power in a society

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as the effect that Marxist thought has had on history
  • Critical thinking - apply what you know to examine information about Marxist philosophy in a different way
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the different social classes described by Marx and Engels

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this political philosophy, watch or read the lesson titled Marxism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Explanation. This lesson will make sure you know about:

  • The two works published by Marx and Engels
  • Marxism and communism
  • Major countries and political leaders who embraced Marxist thought