The Russian Revolution

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The Russian Revolution of 1917 had multiple events in imperial Russia. The establishment of the Soviet state that became known as the USSR, had a high part of the revolution. The two successful revolutions of 1917 are known as the Russian Revolution. The first revolution overthrew the autocratic imperial monarchy. It all started with the revolt on February 23 to 27, 1917. In October 24 and 25, the second revolution opened with the armed insurrection. It was organized by the Bolshevik Party against the Provisional Government. It effected a change in all economic, political, and social relationships in the Russian society. A resolution put forward by Lenin regarding armed uprising was passed, by the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party. Lenin took charge of the October Uprising, he was then elected the head of the Soviet Government.

In 1945 Animal Farm was published for the first time. Animal Farm is a satire to the Russian Revolution, and Stalinism.

Animal Farm would be a political satire of the Russian Revolution, because every character in the book represents a real characters in the Russian Revolution. The book tells what happens in the revolution, through a fairy tale. George Orwell had a hard time to publish this book, due to the fact that in 1945 Russia was an allied of England. The story Animal Farm is full of symbolism that represents the revolution.

Mr. Jones is a villain in Animal Farm, he may not be a big villain as Napoleon. During the beginning of the story, Jones takes up a habit of drinking. He starts to neglect his animals. Jones was often mean, he beats his animals with a whip. He could sometimes be nice, by mixing milk with animal mash. Jones represents Czar Nicholas II. Czar Nicholas II was the leader...