Objective: Students will research and connect events from Russian History to the allegorical book Animal Farm.
The Communist Manifesto is created by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Karl Marx Death Date.
use propaganda to teach children about their philosophy
This is because the children will grow up using the information they learned from the propaganda, which will make them more manipulative
Lenin lead what was called the October Revolution
The Russian Revolution refers to a series of revolutions that replaced the Tsarist autocracy.
Russian Revolution. (n.d.). Retrieved September 21, 2014, from http://www.history.com/topics/russian-revolutio
The Bolsheviks fear that the Czar will be rescued before he is executed.
Lenin suffered a stroke which he never recovered. He became mute and could not walk.
multiple strokes ahead of time due to injury during assassination attempt
Stalin created a policy called Collectivism, where the people of Russia would be forced to give up land and harvest crops planted in that land for 'the sake of Russia'
convincing people they are working for the Russian people
Stalin took everything that was against him so that it would not be out in the public.
While becoming a direct instrument of Stalin they had all of their restrictions taken away.
The name of the secret police is changed for the second time.
George Orwell writes the "Burmese Days." This book tells about a dark look at British colonialism in Burma, then part of the country's Indian empire.
Millions of people got sent work camps because they were thought of committing treason.
The OGPU names a new head of their organization in Nikolai Yezhov
Nikolai Yezhov was replaced due to being convicted in the 1938 Moscow treason trial and was replaced by Lavrenti Beria.
He writes about his adventures in war
Stalin signed a nonaggression pact with Germany.
This book talks about how World War II was.
Trotsky is almost assassinated by the Russians. Is not killed by assassin but dies of the wounds.
George Orwell makes propaganda for the UK during World War II, promoting the war against Communism
In 1943 the "secret police" branch splits into two different branches, NKVD and NKGB.
George Orwell writes "Animal Farm" which was an anti-Soviet satire in a pastoral setting featuring two pigs and main propaganda. These pigs were said to represent Josef Stalin and Leon Trotsky.
Snowball creates committees to educate and organize the common people
Napoleon takes the puppies in order to create a guard that would only take orders from him
Mr. Jones and other farm owners try to take back Manor Farm which the animals had changed to Animal Farm. Their attempt is unsuccessful.