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1

What did Gladstone say his mission was in 1868?

To "pacify Ireland"

2

What are the three main theories of his real motivation in 1868 for solving the Irish problem?

Response to the Fenian atrocities 1867

He was a morale man an felt Ireland needed reform after famine

Wanted an issue to unite diverse liberal party

3

Gladstone prescribed to what ideology?

Social liberalism

4

When was the Irish Disestablishment act?

1869

5

What did the Irish Disestablishment act limit tithes to?

TRICK QUESTION
Act meant tithes to the church of Ireland were no longer compulsory

6

how much did gladstone limit church property to?

£10 mill

7

What did Gladstone do with his disendowment from the disestablishment act?

Split it between charity and compensation for priests

8

When was the first Irish Land Act?

1870

9

what did the first Irish land act do?

Made it that owners had to compensate Tennants for evictions for all reasons other than non payment

Have a land payment grant

10

Was the first Land Act a success or failure ?

Failure

11

Which university was meant to be expanded in the Irish university act 1873

Dublin

12

When did Gladstone's first ministry end

1874

13

When did Gladstone's second ministry begin?

1880

14

Who replaced Gladstone as pM in 1974

Disreali🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢

15

When was the second land act?

1881

16

What were the three Fs

Fiat rents, fixity of tenure, free sale

17

How much of a rent reduction did the second Irish land act lead to?

20%

18

What did Parnell agree to do in the Kilmainham Treaty 1882?

Use his influence against violence + support land act 😍😍😍

19

Lord Frederick Cavendish was murdered in 1883, who was that?

The Irish secretary

20

What caused the fall of Gladstone's third ministry

First home rule

21

What was the name of the splinter group of the liberal party

Liberal Unionists