The Irish Question

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  • The Irish Question
    • Home Rule
      • There were 3 Home Rule bills
        • 1886 (Gladstone) unsuccessful
        • 1893 (Gladstone) unsuccessful
        • 1910 (Asquith) Passed 1912
          • He'd promised the Irish Nationalists Home Rule in exchange for support
      • 1910 bill was passed in 1912, due to come in to effect in 1914
        • 1910 (Asquith) Passed 1912
          • He'd promised the Irish Nationalists Home Rule in exchange for support
      • Shelved in 1914 due to war. Never revisitied
        • 1910 bill was passed in 1912, due to come in to effect in 1914
      • Easter Rising
        • During the War, the extreme IRB decided to statge a rising
        • Lasted 6 days
        • Handled badly by British Government
        • Stole weapons from British, borrowed some from Germany
      • Sinn Fein (we ourselves)
        • In 1919 after the war, Ireland proclaimed independence  and made their own government
        • Started guerilla warfare with the British
          • Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1919
            • Solved the guerilla war
            • Partitioned Ireland
              • Reaction to Partition
                • Split the IRB into two
                  • Eamon de Valera and those against the Treaty
                  • Michael Collins and those for the Treaty
      • Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1919
        • Solved the guerilla war
        • Partitioned Ireland
          • Reaction to Partition
            • Split the IRB into two
              • Eamon de Valera and those against the Treaty
              • Michael Collins and those for the Treaty
      • Factors for Partition
        • Economic
          • South= farmers
            • Unsuccessful due to Potato Famine
          • North = industrialised
        • Religious
          • South = Catholic
          • North + England = Protestant
        • Political
          • North = Unionist
          • South = Nationalist

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