Why was the Land Act of 1870 introduced?

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  • Why was the Land Act 1870 introduced?
    • Fenianism
      • 1867 uprising and Manchester Martyrs
      • Irish Republican Brotherhood and the Fenian Republican Brotherhood both formed in 1858. Committed to change through uprisings
    • Tenant Right
      • Irish Tenant League revived after economic downturn
        • Trying to address the 3Fs and led to a great Land Conference in 1870
    • Gladstone
      • "My mission is to pacify Ireland"
      • Although, changes weren't popular with the Conservatives and the House of Lords


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