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the easter rising: to what extent did the suspension of the home rule act at the start of the war solve the problem

it didn't, it only shelved it

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the easter rising: why did many irish and ulster volunteers join the british army

John Redmond and Edward carson both urged their volunteers to support the war effort

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the easter rising: who did Redmond insist on taking over as leader of

irish volunteers in 1914

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the easter rising: what did Redmond rename irish volunteers

national volunteers

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the easter rising: how was Redmond received by national volunteers

many accepted his leadership

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the easter rising: why did a number of men break away from national volunteers

disagreed with participation in war

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the easter rising: who were spliter group 'Irish Volunteers' led by

Eoin MacNeill

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the easter rising: how many of MacNeil's irish volunteers were there by 1916

10,000

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the easter rising: what remained the priprority for irish volunteers

self rule of ireland

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the easter rising: why was MacNeill himself against a premature rising against the British

it would have no possible chance of success

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the easter rising: who planned to go ahead with uprising despite macneils resistance

a small group of his fellow commanders and other revolutionaries

key figures: tom Clarke, Patrick pearse, james Connolly and sean mcdermott

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the easter rising: why did it not matter to pearse whether the rebellion succeeded or failed

to die for Ireland was a noble case in itslef

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The Easter rising: what did the Irish volunteers do in 1916 along with 1000 armed rebels

Seized the general post office in Dublin on Easter Monday

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The Easter rising: what did the Irish nationalist poster proclaim

The establishment of the Irish republic

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The Easter rising: why did it have limited effect

The hoped for invasion by Herman forces and national uprising by Irish people didn’t happen

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The Easter rising: how did the armed forces react

Post office bombarded and destroyed and fierce fighting spread throughout the city

450 died 2600 sounded

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The results of the Easter uprising: why did the rising appear to be a failure

Only bout 1600 joined rebels and there was no support outside of Dublin

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The results of the Easter uprising: who was the rebellion condemned by

The Catholic Church and redmond and more moderate natuonalisdits

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The results of the Easter uprising: why did Irish attitudes start to change towards rebellion

7 indivials who signed proclamation and 8 others tried and shot

3000 arrested and 1800 sent to England

Caused wave of revulsion against British rule

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The results of the Easter uprising: why did anti war and anti British sentiment harden

Rebels became martyrs

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The results of the Easter uprising: who did Sinn Fein gain prestige at expense of

Irish parliamentary party

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The results of the Easter uprising: which myth developed

That Easter rising was Sinn Fein

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The results of the Easter uprising: correlation for anger at British actions and support for Sinn Fein

As anger at British actions grew, so did support for Sinn Fein

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The results of the Easter uprising: what had Sinn Fein become by the end of 1916

A revolutionary party committed to the establishment of an Irish republic

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Actions of LG in response to uprising: who did LG negotiate with after rising to reach an agreement

Redmond and Carson

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Actions of LG in response to uprising: what was agreement known as

Heads of agreement

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Actions of LG in response to uprising: what did heads of agreement grant

Immediate home rule of the 26 counties of Southern Ireland, with Ulster remaining part of UK until after war when it’s status would he settled

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Actions of LG in response to uprising: what were the different impressions that LG gave to redmond and Carson

Told redmond separation of Ulster from rest of UK only temporary whilst reassuring Carson in would be permanent

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Actions of LG in response to uprising: why was deal rejected by unionist members of cabinet

Believed LG was going too far in appeasing Irish nationalists

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The rise of Sinn Fein: why was support shifting to Sinn Fein after failure of heads of
Agreement

Failure compromise undermined hopes for a peaceful solution and strengthening position of those who argued force was only
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