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1

How many counties did the partition include? (Northern Ireland)

6

2

What year did Lloyd George become PM?

1916 πŸ‘¦

3

How many counties did the partition include? (Southern Ireland)

26 πŸŽ‰

4

What year is conscription extended to Ireland?

1918

5

What did Lloyd George call the IRA?

a 'Murder Gang' 😨

6

Why was DLG initially hesitant to treat the IRA as real combatants?

He felt they were alien to the mass of πŸ€Irish people πŸ€

7

Who were the 'Black-Tans'?

Tough ex-WWI soldiers fighting in the Anglo-Irish war on behalf of Westminster πŸ‘ŽπŸ€¬πŸ˜‘

8

Who were the 'Auxis'?

Brutal and often ill-disciplined ex-army officers, fighting on behalf of Westminster in the Anglo-Irish war πŸ”«πŸ”ͺ

9

How many soldiers did Lloyd George suggest would be needed to subjugate Ireland?

100,000 πŸš‘πŸš‘πŸš‘

10

What was Ireland granted as a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921?

Full control of Domestic affairs
Membership of the British Empire πŸ€‘

11

What did Ireland concede to Westminster in the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921?

Allegiance to the crown πŸ‘Έ
3 Naval bases πŸš’β›΅πŸš€
A boundary commission in Ulster

12

What marked the beginning of the Anglo-Irish war for independence?

Setting up of the Dail πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

13

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 πŸ‘¨β€βœˆοΈπŸ‘©β€βœˆοΈ
Attempts made to ban revolutionary publications

14

What was Lloyd George's role in Asquith's government?

Chancellor of the Exchequer

15

Was the Anglo-Irish treaty popular?

In Britain - yes 🀡
Irish population - No πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎ
IRA leadership - Yes (knew could not sustain a war)

16

What was George's response to the Anglo-Irish war in August 1920?

Introduce martial law