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20th Century Ireland (Part One)1900-1921

Q.1
The Parliament Act of 1911 in Britain was critical to the success of the 3rd Home Rule Bill. Why?

Passing of the Parliament Bill, 1911   Project Gutenberg eText 19609

Q.2
The Solemn League & Covenant was signed by hundreds of thousands of Unionists in 1912. What did this document declare?

solemn

Q.3
Arthur Griffith founded which party in 1905?

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Q.4
The Irish Volunteers were founded in which year and for what reason?

Q.5
The 1916 Rising was a military failure but a political success. Explain

Sackville Street (Dublin) after the 1916 Easter Rising

Q.6
Who read the Proclamation of the Irish Republic outside the GPO on Easter Monday, 1916?

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Q.7
The Proclamation of the Irish Republic declared that Ireland was.....

Q.8
Who was the British General given the task of defeating the Rebels in 1916 and restoring order?

Q.9
What effect did the 1916 Rising and subsequent executions of the Rebel leaders have on the electorate of Ireland?

Q.10
The 1918 General Election of Great Britain & Ireland brought about a significant change in Irish political fortunes. Which of the following are most accurate?

1918

Q.11
Sinn Fein refused to take their seats in Westminster after the General Election. Instead, they founded their own parliament in Dublin. What was this policy called and what was the name of the new parliament in Dublin?

an chc3a9ad dc3a1il the first dc3a1il the revolutionary assembly of the irish republic dublin ireland january 21st 1919

Q.12
The 1st Dail Eireann issued a document to the "free nations of the world" to declare their independence. What was the name of this document and what date was it issued?

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Q.13
The War of Independence began on 21st January, 1919. It ended with a ceasefire on 11th July, 1921. What strategy did the IRA & Sinn Fein (Republicans) use during the Irish War of Independence?

Q.14
What was 'guerilla warfare'?

Q.15
Who were the Black & Tans?

blackntans

Q.16
The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 gave Ireland limited independence. What was this form of independence called?

signing the anglo irish treaty 1922

Q.17
Which of the following terms of the Anglo-Irish Treaty did Eamon deValera and much of the Sinn Fein Party denounce and reject in relation to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921?

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