What three important changes have occured on Animal Farm after Snowball leaves?

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The very first change that Napoleon introduces after Snowball's expulsion from the farm is to cancel the Sunday morning meetings ("They were unnecessary, he said, and wasted time") and to replace them with "a special committee of pigs, presided over by himself." One of the founding principles of Old Major's Animalism was that the animals should be equal, and that there should, therefore, be no hierarchies. By immediately replacing the communal meetings with the committee of pigs, Napoleon takes power from the other animals and concentrates it in the hands, or trotters, of the pigs.

The dogs that chase Snowball from the farm also, after that point, become a familiar feature of the farm. They are used by Napoleon to strike fear into and silence the animals:

Suddenly the dogs sitting round Napoleon let out deep, menacing growls, and the pigs fell silent.

The dogs are the novella's allegorical equivalent of Stalin's NKVD. Their role is to intimidate and suppress opposition.

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