Russian Revolution VS. Animal Farm

Timeline created by mndgillespie
In History
  • Death of Karl Marx

    Death of Karl Marx
    Death of Karl Marx/Old Major.
    Communism/Animalism created
    Karl Marx created the idea of communism (Old Major created animalism) in the 1800s
  • Russian Orthodox Church

    Russian Orthodox Church
    After the revolution, the Orthodox Church was considered bad under Stalin's rule. The church was reinstated in 1941
    (Moses represented religion in animal farm)
  • Abdiction of Czar Nicholas II

    Abdiction of Czar Nicholas II
    Nicholas was abdicted, as well as Mr.Jones.
  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
    Beginning of labor camps. Pigs encouraged animals to work on the farm.
  • Assasination attempt on Leon Trotsky

    Assasination attempt on Leon Trotsky
    The bullet grazed the back of Snowball's head, leaving both Leon and Snowball wounded.
  • The Civil War in Russia

    The Civil War in Russia
    The Russian Civil War occured after the Russian government collapsed to the Soviets. Trotsky organized The Red Army while Stalin commanded forces elsewhere. In the book Trotsky/Snowball, and Stalin/Napoleon both had different opinions about almost everything. This represents the Battle of Cowshed
  • Struggle between Stalin and Trotsky

    Struggle between Stalin and Trotsky
    Conflicts rise between Stalin (Napoleon) and Trotsky (Snowball). Both fight for power.
  • Five Year Plan begins

    Five Year Plan begins
    Trotsky gets deported (Snowball is chased away by dogs)
    Start of industrialization/Five Year Plan begins (windmill for increased production of goods)
  • The recognition

    The recognition
    The USA recognises the USSA (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) and in Animal Farm, the other farms begin to notice Animal Farm and the oddity of how it is run
  • Secret Police and Starvations

    Secret Police and Starvations
    Starvations of millions who didn't want to work for Stalin (starvation of animals)
    Secret Police became official (pigs searced through animals belongings), In Animal Farm Napoleons dogs also represent the Secret Police.
  • Secret Meetings

    Non-aggresssion Nazi-Soviet pact (Napoleon meets with Frederick)
  • The German Invasion

    The German Invasion
    Under the name Operation "Barbarossa," Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941. Allegory to the Battle of The Windmill.