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1

PRO TREATY ✅✅✅

Free State Army

2

ANTI TREATY ❌❌❌

Irregulars

3

Who was kidnapped by the irregulars

General O'Connell (Free State Army)

4

What did Collins then do

Gave him the excuse to attack the Four Courts where the Irregulars were

5

What did the irregulars do

Surrendered within two days
All over Dublin within a week surrendered

6

Where did the irregulars go

Munster- where support was strongest

7

What did irregulars do to FSA troops

Used guerrilla tactics

8

How many soldiers did the FSA have by summer '22

60,000

9

What happened to Griffith

He died from a stroke

10

Where was Collins killed

Béal na Bláth West Cork in an ambush.

11

New head of Free State Gov.

William T Cosgrave

12

Cosgrave passes Special Powers

Anyone carrying a weapon can be arrested/executed

13

Frank Aiken agreed to

A ceasefire

14

Results of Civil War

£30 million worth of damage
600 killed
Ireland divided and bitter for decades
Two major free state parties formed: Fine Gael (pro treaty) fianna fáil (anti-treaty)

15

Events leading up to war

Treaty caused division
British army withdrew from barracks- IRA took over