Russian Civil War

  • between 1918-1921
  • the point was to tear Russia apart
  • lasted three years long
  • this war occurred because many groups including (known as the Whites)
    • monarchists
    • militarists
    • foreign nations
  • they opposed the Bolsheviks (known as the Reds)
  • The Reds defeated the Whites and ran them out of Russia
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Battle of the Cowshed

  • The Battle of the Cowshed is the first battle that took place in this novel
  • The animals took control and succeeded to take control over the farm
  • The pigeons alerted the Animal Farm
    • Mr. Pilkington and Frederick were going to try and take over the farm
  • Thanks to snowball who studied Julius Caesars work to help the animals defeat the men
    • "Snowball, who had studied an old book of Julius Caesar's campaigns which he had found in the farmhouse, was in charge of the defensive operations"(28).
  • The men were quickly defeated and where ran out of the town
    • "At a moment when the opening was clear, the men were glad eough to rush out of the yard and make a bolt for the main road" (29).


Work Cited
The Russian Civil,2000.2009.