In this passage from "The Origins of the State" Friedrich Engels shares historical events that are good examples of when two classes work together towards the same they can coexist better as if they try to work individually and divided in classes. The State was created by societies in order to maintain some kind of social order. It becomes a problem when the power of the states tries to over rise a society. Organizations made up by lineage cannot succeed when citizens get together and fight for their rights and responsibilities for their roles as citizens. The unity of minorities can overthrow certain societies were power and greed wants to take over. This passage symbolizes the need of societies, especially minorities to get together and be part of community action that protects all citizens. (Y Bravo)

Fredric Engels’ 1884 essay, "The Origins of the State," argues that what one perceives as the final constitution of state order, is actually a stage within the development of society’s history. Thus, Engels argues, with time, the form of societal power and order as we know it, will pass. As an example of this theory, he examines the difference between gentile constitution and modern state power, and articulates what factors lead to these changes in tactics to maintain social order: Our modern form of social order was elicited by the growing economic opposition due to the division of peoples into classes, Engels explains. Additionally, citizenship had become based on physical location of individuals. These factors threatened the stability and distribution of power. Thus, to ensure order despite fluctuation in power dynamics, a power “greater” than society itself became necessary to keep conflict within the desired limits. Through this most current example of societal reorganization, Engels ultimately hopes to illustrate the way tactics to maintain societal order morphs with the changing composition of society. With the fall of social stratification comes the fall with state organization. (A Izdebski)