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1

when and why were the liberals dependent on irish nationalists

after 1910 election

to stay in power

2

who were irish nationalist MPs led by

john redmond

3

what did nationalists want

irish home rule

4

what did nationalists feel that 1911 parliament act did

made prospect of irish home rule possible

5

when did the third home rule bill begin to enter parliament

1912

6

what did the home rule bill allow

Ireland its own parliament with power to make laws on purely irish matters

british parliament kept control over foreign policy, defence, trade, pensions and national insurance

7

how did the conservatives feel towards home rule

strongly opposed it

8

who did conservatives support

ulster unionists

9

who were the ulster unionists

protestants living in ne of Ireland

in favour of Ireland remaining under british rule

10

what did the conservatives argue that home rule would do

undermine britains great power status by breaking up the UK and the british empire

11

why did the conservatives say the liberals had no authority to change the constitution of the UK

because home rule had not been an issue in 1910 elections

12

what did unionists in Ireland fear

discrimination in a catholic dominated country where there was a growing emphasis on the gaelic heritage

13

why did the ulster unionists begin to organise themselves in 1911

previously relied on H/L to veto home rule bill

parliament act got rid of that power

14

under whos leadership were the ulster unionists

Edward carson

15

what was the ulster covenant

protested against introduction of third home rule bill in 1912

thousands of Ulstermen signed- some in their own blood

16

what did carson do when the third home rule bill passed the commons but was held up in the lords in 1913

carson began to form ulster volunteer force to resist imposition of all-irish parliament

17

what did carsons supporters smuggle in 1914

30,000 rifles and 3 million rounds ammunition into irish port of larne

18

what was bonar law's reaction to larne gun running

supported it

19

when was the curragh mutiny

march 1914

20

what happened in the curragh mutiny

british officers commanding british soliders at curragh army base threatened to resign rather than fight against ulster unionist resistance

21

how did nationalists counter UVF

forming irish volunteers- a militia of their own

22

when were fears of civil war in Ireland created

summer 1914, nationalists smuggled in rifles and ammunition

23

when was home rule bill due to become law

autumn 1914

24

what happened at Buckingham palace

last minute talks- failed to reach agreement

25

when was civil war averted

outbreak of war against germany