"...the animals had chased Jones and his men out onto the road and slammed the five-barred gate behind them. And so, almost before they knew what was happening, the Rebellion had been successfully carried through: Jones was expelled and Manor Farm was theirs"(20).
Abdictation of Nicholas II or October Rebellion
Bolshevik Party Takes Over
"Then Snowball took a brush between the two knuckles of his trotter, painted out 'Manor Farm' from the top bar of the gate and in its place painted 'Animal Farm'"(24).
"Nine enormous dogs wearing brass-studded collars came bounding into the barn. They dashed straight for snowball, who only sprang from his place just in time to escape their snapping jaws. In a moment he was out of the door and they were after him"(53).
Trotsky's Exile and Death
Stalin's Killing of Trotsky's followers
"They did not know which was more shocking-the treachery of the animals who had leagued themselves with Snowball, or the cruel retribution they had witnessed"(84-85).
"...these orders were carried out. For four days the hens held out; then they capitulated and went back to their nesting boxes. Nine hens died in the mean time"(77).
Starvation of millions who did not comply with Stalin
"Any animal giving so much as a grain of corn to a hen should be punished to death"
Russian Wealthy Class's Escape
"Three days later Mollie disappeared...she seemed to be enjoying herself. None of the animals ever mentioned Mollie again"(46).