Communism is a political and social theory initially developed by the economist Karl Marx. Communism explores how goods and resources should be distributed in a society. In this informational text, Jessica McBirney further explores the political theory and the countries that have adopted it. As you read, take notes on how the countries that adopted communism were impacted by this system. This informational text is for grade 6 students. This text is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.