The documentary Food Inc. touches on these topics and shows how little consumers know about what they eat and where it derives from. The documentary Food Inc. shows how most people are under the fallacious belief that their foods are grown on appealing farms often depicted on the packaging of the product themselves. In reality only a few of these farms are present and large factory farms have replaced most of them (Food Inc.). Food Inc. displays how viciously animals are being treated from their living conditions and at slaughterhouses. The documentary also shows how animals are given antibiotics to make them grow much more rapidly.
Over twelve million workers were jobless and families lined up at soup kitchens and bread lines for food (5).This created Americas biggest crime wave in the history. Grocery store robberies were common and many urban poor stole food. Farmers organized public demonstrations to demand higher prices for their crops. At times farmers in the Midwest disrupted food shipments by blocking highways with logs and poured milk onto roads. Many banks seized land cattle, and farm machinery from farmers that defaulted on their loans to keep themselves in business (4 pg665).
Three animals, Napoleon, Snowball, and Squealer, create a system called Animalism, which is an elaborate system of Major’s teachings. Jones is run off of the farm when he does not feed the animals. The animals now have control of the farm and they rename it Animal Farm. After a successful take over of the farm, the pigs reduce the principles of Animalism to the Seven Commandments. As the farm evolves, Napoleon and Squealer become corrupted by power.
Since the ranchers trusted their foremen, most ranchers did not stay on their ranch except during shipping season. Foremen would find new born cattle and brand them with their own brand on their rancher’s property. The Northern Wyoming Farmers and Stock Growers Association (NWFSGA) was created out of anger from the rustlers, and tried to kill the seventy rustlers that they identified in Johnson County. The small compilation of rustling ended up in bloodshed. On April 9, 1892, NWFSGA members surrounded a cabin at the KC Ranch looking for Nate Champion.
Candy represents what happens to everyone who gets old in American society: They are let go, canned, and thrown out of their jobs were they expected to look after themselves. Candy shows this by presenting his greatest fear as that once he is no longer able to help with the cleaning he will be ‘disposed of.’ Just like his old dog, he has lived beyond his usefulness. Carson makes clear when he insists that Candy let him put the dog out of its misery. Candy’s dog serves as a harsh reminder of the fate that awaits anyone who outlives his usefulness. Though the pet was once a great sheepdog, it was put out to pasture once it stopped being productive.
His historic counterpart was Lenin. They are similar because they were both the ‘father of the revolution’. Also Lenin died before he had a chance ruling and his body was displayed in the Kremlin, Old major died the night after he told of the coming revolution in animal farm and his skull was displayed in the old field as a sign of respect for him. Farmer Jones was the leader of the farm and seemed an evil tyrant over the animals, this is the same as Tsar Nicholas who was the leader before the Russian revolution in 1917 but at the time of the revolution he was chased and executed. Farmer Jones was chased out of animal farm twice and although he wasn’t executed after the second time, he did not come back afterwards.
#1 point, cruelty Well, first of all, About 500 million land animals now in the Thailand are raised for dairy, meat and eggs each year and they all got killed in more than 400 slaughterhouses from the factory farming that are exist around the country. However, the cruelty towards these animals is unbelievable. On today's factory farms, animals are crammed by the thousands into filthy, windowless sheds and confined to wire cages, gestation crates, barren dirt lots, and other cruel confinement systems. These animals will never raise their families, root around in the soil, build nests, or do anything that is natural and important to them. In some cases, they live without daylight.
Answer: He said that he couldn't understand it and he wouldn't have believed that such things could happen on their farm. His solution was to work harder and that he'll even work an hour earlier in the mornings. (Page 94) AF#6 Read Chapter 8 of Animal Farm. Answer the following questions in 3-5 sentences, and dont forget to work cite. 1) Why didn't anyone "care to mention" the commandment about animals killing other animals at the hearing of the pigs or the dogs?
The owner later has the rug sent to the Snopes to be cleaned. Abner has his daughters clean it and sends it back in the morning. Abner is getting charged twenty extra bushels of corn to pay for the now ruined, $100 rug. Little does the owner know, Abner does not intend on paying the extra twenty bushels. The Snopes go to town later that week.
Of the 10 billion at least 6 billion are derived from broiler chickens, which are killed after 9 short weeks of life. Laying hens are kept 5 or 6 to a 14 square inch cage. As many as 20% die from stress and disease from living conditions. At least ½ of 10 million milk cows live on factory farms in conditions that cause tremendous suffering to the animals Cows of the 90’s lived only about 4-5 years as apposed to a life expectancy of 20-25 years. To keep animals at high levels of productivity farmers keep them pregnant constantly through artificial insemination.