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Research and answer the following questions pertaining to Animal Farm by George Orwell.
Make sure to include a bibliography page (and a works cited page, if necessary) to credit your sources.
Remember, database sources include formatted citations. Use Bibme, EasyBib, or Citation Machine for other sources.

Due Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Questions

  1. Who is George Orwell? List five interesting facts about Orwell.
  2. Who is Joseph Stalin? How was he significant to the creation of the USSR, or the Soviet Union? What type of leader was he? Be specific and provide five facts to support your research.
  3. Who is Leon Trotsky? How was he significant to the creation of the USSR, or the Soviet Union? What type of leader was he? Be specific and provide five facts to support you answer?
  4. What was Stalin and Trotsky’s relationship? Provide five facts that demonstrate your understanding of this relationship.
  5. Who was Czar Nicholas II? What happened to him? What type of leader was he? Be specific and provide five facts to support your research.
  6. Research what happened to the upper class citizens living in Russia during the Russian Revolution and provide five facts to support your research.
  7. Research what happened to the working class citizens living in the Soviet Union during the time of the Russian Revolution and provide five facts to support your research.
  8. Provide five examples that show how the country Russia/Soviet Union changed during the Russian Revolution (focus on how the country was a monarchy prior to 1917).
  9. Research countries that have a communistic form of government today. List at least one country and provide five examples that show this country is communistic.

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Biography in Context
Biographies of 600,000 individuals, with 50,000 added each year.
Includes additional information through full-text access to reference books, newspapers, and journals.
All articles include formatted citations.
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World History in Context
Includes full-text access to a variety of reference publications, such as Encyclopedia of World History, Arts and Humanities through the Eras, and the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library. Includes primary source material, 12.4 million full-text articles from magazines and journals, image galleries, 6,200 video clips and 83,000 audio files.Clearly identifies and sorts results into "reference," "primary source," "news," etc.All articles include formatted citations.
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BBC Country Profiles
Created and maintained by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), this resource provides instant access to the history, politics, and economic background of the countries of the world.
These articles do NOT include citations. Please use Bibme.org to help generate a citation.
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CIA World Factbook
A wealth of well-organized information about the countries of the world, currently it has 267 entries. Created and maintained by the Central Intelligence Agency, it includes basic statistics as well as brief summaries and overviews of key topics like "Society," "Economics," "Military," "Government," and "Geography." Find easy to compare statistics, maps, flags, and even playable national anthems.
These articles do NOT include citations. Please use Bibme.org to help generate a citation.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search over a hundred comprehensive and specialized reference books and multi-volume sets at once, in 18 standard subjects. Simple to browse or search, and all articles include citations. Sample titles included are: American Eras, Dictionary of American History, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Gale Encyclopedia of Science, and Literature and Its Times.
All articles include citations, and can be emailed, bookmarked or printed.