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Showing Grade 10, Unit 3b, Capitalism and Its Challengers
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Capitalism's Crises and Critics

http://www.distance-ed.bcc.ctc.edu/econ100/ksttext/marx/marx.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Karl Marx (1818-1883) helped shape much of 20th century thinking about the nature of capitalism, the interrelationship of society and technology, and the very way in which we understand history. After a brief introduction to some of the critics of capitalism who preceded Marx, this site examines the major elements of Marxist thought as it applies to economics and to economic history. Standards 10.3.6 and civics 12.9.1

Comments: This site was written by Kit SimsTaylor of Bellevue College for the economics textbook Human Society and the Global Economy.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 589

Daniel De Leon: An American Marxist

http://www.marxists.org/archive/deleon/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: De Leon died three years before the Russian revolution. De Leonism is an interpretation of Marxism which is very different from the one put forth by Lenin and his successors in various countries. This site archives De Leon's writings. Standard 10.3.6

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 883

Marx/Engels Internet Archive

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a very complete site by the University of Colorado. It consists of a library, biographical material, and a photo gallery. Another area looks at other writers of the socialist philosophy. Some links include biography. Standards 10.3.6 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2112

Schools of Economic Thinking

http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This web site is a collection of links and information on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day. It is designed for students and the general public who are interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective. Although this page has been developed under the auspices and is hosted by the Department of Economics of the New School for Social Research, it was set up independently by Goncalo L. Fonseca and Leanne J. Ussher. Standards 10.3.6, civics 12.9.1 and economics 12.1.0

Comments: This site is well organized and describes complex ideas in a manner that is comprehensible.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2711

Biography of Adam Smith

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/asmith/adams1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Along with Ricardo and Malthus, Adam Smith's book Wealth of Nations began modern economic thinking . Here is a biography and a brief description of Smith's ideas with links to excerps from "Of Colonies" and "The Cost of Empire." Standards 10.3.6 and economics 12.1.5

Comments: This text was written by Digna Faber for the From Revolution to Reconstruction project of the University of Groningen.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 393

Marxian Page

http://www.anu.edu.au/polsci/marx/marx.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This webpage includes the complete text of the Communist Manifesto and other Marxist classics, the Internationale with music, and posters. Standards 10.3.6 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2113

Principles of Communism - Frederick Engels

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1847/11/prin-com.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a long scrolling text organized in a question and answer format. In it Engels clearly describes the view of the socialists in 1847 toward the capitalist industrical revolution. Standard 10.3.6

Comments: This is one of major primary source documents about communism in the mide 19th century.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2524

Twenty Key Ideas About Adam Smith

http://www.a-ten.com/eh/keyideas-adam_smith.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Adam Smith's economic ideas are a cornerstone of the modern capitalist economy. This is a student page that makes those ideas easy to understand. Standards 10.3.6 and economics 12.1.5

Comments: This is student work so authority will be less though the content is more comprehensible.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3230

David Ricardo

http://www.bized.ac.uk/virtual/economy/library/economists/ricardo.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Ricardo, whose theory is based on the labor theory of value, forecast a struggle between labor and owners. The brief text hotlinks to related ideas and thinkers of this period. Standard 10.3.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 887

Karl Marx

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/TUmarx.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This overview of Karl Marx' life and work is provided by Spartacus Educational Resource Directory in Great Britain. It hotlinks to material on Frederich Engels and other related philosophers. Standards 10.3.6 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1871

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