Flashcards in Lloyd George Deck (16)
How many counties did the partition include? (Northern Ireland)
What year did Lloyd George become PM?
How many counties did the partition include? (Southern Ireland)
What year is conscription extended to Ireland?
What did Lloyd George call the IRA?
a 'Murder Gang' 😨
Why was DLG initially hesitant to treat the IRA as real combatants?
He felt they were alien to the mass of 🍀Irish people 🍀
Who were the 'Black-Tans'?
Tough ex-WWI soldiers fighting in the Anglo-Irish war on behalf of Westminster 👎🤬😡
Who were the 'Auxis'?
Brutal and often ill-disciplined ex-army officers, fighting on behalf of Westminster in the Anglo-Irish war 🔫🔪
How many soldiers did Lloyd George suggest would be needed to subjugate Ireland?
What was Ireland granted as a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921?
Full control of Domestic affairs
Membership of the British Empire 🤑
What did Ireland concede to Westminster in the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921?
Allegiance to the crown 👸
3 Naval bases 🚢⛵🚤
A boundary commission in Ulster
What marked the beginning of the Anglo-Irish war for independence?
Setting up of the Dail 👨👩👦👨👩👦👨👩👧👨👩👧👦👨👩👦👦
What was the Government's initial response to the Anglo-Irish war?
Sinn Fein and IRA outlawed
Special powers of arrest, imprisonment and arms control introduced 👨✈️👩✈️
Attempts made to ban revolutionary publications
What was Lloyd George's role in Asquith's government?
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Was the Anglo-Irish treaty popular?
In Britain - yes 🤵
Irish population - No 👨🌾
IRA leadership - Yes (knew could not sustain a war)