Animal Farm Chapter 1-5 Summaries

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Chap.1 Summary
Mr. Jones owns a farm know as “Manor Farm.” He is a very cruel and sickens man. He treats his animals very terrible and does the things the no farmer has done as bad. One animal at the farm named Old Major calls all the animals at the barn for a meeting. At the meeting, he discusses how terrible they are treated and how they should be treated and they should rebel against Mr. Jones.

Chap.2 Summary
Three days after the meet, Old Major has died and the other animals talk about the rebellion. As they rebel against Mr. Jones, they chase him out of the farm and lock him out so he may not return. As Mr. Jones has been banished from the Manor Farm, the animals have taken over the farm and remodeled everything. They changed the name “Manor Farm” to “Animal Farm,” and started “The Seven Commandments” to state that all animals are equal.

Chap.3 Summary
As the animals spend their new lives running the farm, they have all assigned their own jobs so that everything would run smoothly. Since the pigs were the only ones that knew how to read and write, they started teaching the other animals how to do so.

Chap.4 Summary
The news about the animal’s rebellion taking over Manor Farm as spread across half the country. When the news spread and as Mr. Jones told the other farmers about the rebellion, other farm owners started constantly watching their own animals to make sure they won’t rebel against their master as well. When the news broke out “The Battle of The Cowshed” began and a war started between the animals and the humans. After a sending a wave of attacks, the battle was over and the animals have won.

Chap.5 Summary
After the battle, Mollie has turned on the animals and went to the other side to the other farm after that, nobody mentioned Mollie again. Within a few weeks, Snowball developed a plan to build a windmill for more power and less work around the farm. Everybody was astonished by the idea and all agreed to the...
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