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The Irish Question. INDEX 1 – Introduction 2 – Background 3 – The Act of Union 4 – Home Rule Party 5 – The Easter Rising 6 – The Irish War of Indipendence.

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1 The Irish Question

2 INDEX 1 – Introduction 2 – Background 3 – The Act of Union 4 – Home Rule Party 5 – The Easter Rising 6 – The Irish War of Indipendence 6.1 – The Battle of Dublin 6.2 – Michael Collins 7 – The birth of EIRE 8 – Republic of Ireland 9 – From the Republic of Ireland until today

3 DEEP QUESTIONS Historical reasons Religious reasons

4 HISTORICAL REASONS Ireland was colonized by England in the XIII century English introduced feudalism in Ireland, subduing Irish people

5 RELIGIOUS QUESTION Conflict between Catholic Irish and Protestant British

6 THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE English Protestants settled in Ulster The war broke out in 1690: English Protestants were supported by William of Orange; Irish Catholics helped by James II

7 THE IRISH PEOPLE CONTINUED ASKING FOR INDIPENDENCE

8 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level Fifth Outline Level Sixth Outline Level Seventh Outline Level Eighth Outline Level Ninth Outline LevelFare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema – Secondo livello – Terzo livello Quarto livello – Quinto livello THE ACT OF UNION Approved on 2th July 1800 The Act gave origin to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that came into effect on 1st January 1801 The Anglican Church became the official one. Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema Secondo livello Terzo livello Quarto livello Quinto livello

9 HOME RULE In Irish asked for Home Rule In 1905 the Home Rule Party was founded and called Sinn Feinn In 1916 uprising in Dublin

10 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level Fifth Outline Level Sixth Outline Level Seventh Outline Level Eighth Outline Level Ninth Outline LevelFare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema – Secondo livello – Terzo livello Quarto livello – Quinto livello THE EASTER RISING In the same year, the Irish Republicans led the Easter Rising The aims were: the end of British rule in Ireland and the establishment of Irish Republican The bloody and the born of IRA (Irish Republican Army)

11 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level Fifth Outline Level Sixth Outline Level Seventh Outline Level Eighth Outline Level Ninth Outline LevelFare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema – Secondo livello – Terzo livello Quarto livello – Quinto livello THE IRISH WAR OF INDIPENDENCE British Government VS IRA Outbreak of war in January 1919, ended in 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921

12 THE BATTLE OF DUBLIN The Battle lasted from 28 June to 5 July It marked the beginning of the Irish Civil War, which ended in 1923.

13 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level Fifth Outline Level Sixth Outline Level Seventh Outline Level Eighth Outline Level Ninth Outline LevelFare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema MICHAEL COLLINS ( ) Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema Secondo livello Terzo livello Quarto livello Quinto livello Considered by many Irish politicians one of the founder of the Irish State, he was an revolutionary leader, who died during the Civil War.

14 THE BIRTH OF EIRE The Irish Free State is renamed EIRE (the Gaelic name of Ireland). The Constitution of Ireland came into force. Ireland was not a Republic yet.

15 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1948 Republic of Ireland Act Ireland became officially a Republic Ireland joined the United Nations.

16 FROM THE REPUBLIC IRELAND UNTIL TODAY The Troubles with the Ulster were not solved. The birth of UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force). The UVF organized many attacks. The Battle of the Bogside (12-14 August 1969). Sunningdale Agreement in Refuse of Sunningdale Agreement and successive huge strikes. Ceasefires in 1994 between Loyalist and Republican paramilitaries.

17 FROM THE REPUBLIC IRELAND UNTIL TODAY IRA continued to commit attacks. Good Friday Agreement in 1997 momentarily stopped the attacks. Nevertheless IRA keeped on dropping bombs. Today IRA lost its control over the nationalists and it is now just a small group of violents.

18 SITEOGRAPHY

19 Project and Presentation by MATTEO RUSSO PAMELA MUGNAI GIANLUCA BARGELLI 5° D Erica A.S


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