Bloody Sunday

1. After this a trial was held only 10 weeks later. What story did the troops maintain?

  • They were shot at first
  • They were only obeying orders
  • They were at fault
  • the dead men were all IRA activists who were shooting aimlessly at the crowd
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2. It is thought that around 15000 marchers would march in 1972 on Bloody Sunday. But where we they to march to?

  • Catholic controlled areas
  • The Derry town centre
  • Protestant controlled areas
  • Dublin

3. Who said this: "Some members of our armed forces acted wrongly, and the government take responsibility for the armed forces"

  • Political activists
  • David Cameron
  • A family member of one of the victims
  • Tony Blair

4. What did many Catholics turn to after feeling unsafe?

  • IRA
  • Britain
  • Murders
  • Marches

5. Who mainly made up the attackers at the battle of Burnthall at Bridge, making the Catholics feel very unsafe?

  • Off-duty police officers
  • Radical youth
  • The IRA
  • The first battalion of the parachute regiment


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