Bloody Sunday

1. 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
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2. What did many Catholics turn to after feeling unsafe?

  • Britain
  • IRA
  • Marches
  • Murders

3. What was the overall conclusion of the trial?

  • no deaths would have occurred if the march had not taken place. Concluded each soldier had to react individually and quickly if they saw a gunman.
  • The march was always intended as a mob strike. The troops acted bravely in the situation
  • It was the fault of only Catholic and Protestant mobs.
  • The troops did not kill any innocent people.

4. The 1 PARA troops were stationed to divert the marchers. What casualties occurred during the march?

  • 17 injured
  • 13 dead mean including 1 soldier and 17 injured
  • 13 dead unarmed men, 17 injured
  • 13 dead men

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

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


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