Socialism and Communism


   Discuss all of the following questions using examples from the text   and providing your own original analysis:

  • How are socialism and        communism alike? How are they different?
  • What accounted for the rising        popularity of both Socialist and Communist ideals?
  • How did strike actions affect        European societies during this period?
  • What did the average European        think of socialism and communism?
  • What role did socialism and        communism play in the First World War?
  • What effect did socialism and        communism have on European society during this period?

   Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims   with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and   properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’   posts by Day 7.

  Carefully review the Discussion Forum   Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be   used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.