Living with the Irish Struggles "The Troubles" Notes
Living with the Irish Struggles "The Troubles" Notes HUM 382
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What part did Henry VIII play in the Troubles? Led tutors to reform in England which was also forced in ireland • What was the Plantation of Ulster? How did it create tension between the communities? Settlers, took over and became very british • What part did William of Orange play in the Troubles? • How and why did ‘two Irelands’ emerge in the 19th century? • How significant was the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 that set up the Irish Free State? Compromise-still affiliated • Why didn’t the 1921 Treaty solve the problems? Some-protestant were very with britain • In what ways did Catholics feel they were discriminated against in the North? Was this true? • How important in creating change was the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s? • How important a figure do you think Bobby Sands is? Hunger striker, elected to parliament during strike-died of starvation • How important do you think was the part played by US President Bill Clinton in the peace process? Supported peace-did not interfere Influential How significant were the 1994 IRA Ceasefire and the 1997 Disarmament in the process? Brit gov not talk to sinn fein until ceasefire and disarmament. • How did the 1981 Anglo-Irish Agreement come about? Negotiations, Dublin pressure on bit affairs • What was the impact of Bloody Sunday on the population? 26 unarmed civilians shot by paramilitary brits. Bombing blamed on ira • How did the role of the British Army change between 1969, when it was first deployed to Ulster, and 1971? Assist police force-protect catholics but then gorilla army against british army • Were the Troubles based on religion, or class? Religion which caused class issues • When did paramilitary organisations like the UDA, UFF and IRA emerge? 60s political, religious separation