Bloody Sunday

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

  • The IRA
  • The first battalion of the parachute regiment
  • Off-duty police officers
  • Radical youth
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2. 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

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

  • IRA
  • Murders
  • Marches
  • Britain

4. After this the Widgery tribunal recieved over 700 witnesses but only a few were listened to, how many?

  • 72 including doctors priests etc
  • 117 including doctors priests etc
  • 300 including doctors priests etc
  • 164 including doctors priests etc

5. What happened in 1971?

  • The policy of Internment was introduced
  • Catholics and Protestant mobs began a war
  • Marches in Derry
  • The first battalion of the parachute regiment moved in on barricades


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