The story begins with the animals going against Mr. Jones, the farmer, because of the way they were treated. The animals felt that the farmers received all the goods for the work they did. So they created a government named Animalism. In Animalism, there are no
owners, no rich, but no poor, workers got a better life, and all animals are equal. The animals established the Seven Commandments, which were laws that intended to give basic rights to animals and protect them from oppression. The goals of the government
were also set up. The goals said that everyone was equal, there would be more food and sleep for all, there was to be respect for all animals, and they would build a windmill to make life better for all. All this didn't exist by the end of the book. The animals were
getting less sleep, less food, and less respect. The windmill became a source of money for the leaders, not for all the animals. The seven commandments were gradually changed to suit the just the pigs until there was only one commandment left. This commandment said
that some animals are more equal than others. This was the exact opposite of what they originally intended to achieve. Animalism no longer existed.
At the beginning of the story, there were two pigs that led the animals. Snowball was honest, inventive, and good with words. He stayed in touch with the animals, and truly wanted to make things better for them. Napoleon, however, was dishonest, bad with words, and was not inventive at all. He wanted to be above all the animals. He never
wanted to make things better for them. In order for... [continues]
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