Flashcards in Sinn Féinn Deck (18)
More independence than Home Rule.
Wanted Irish MPs to leave Westminster
Wanted to establish a gov in Dublin.
Home Rule wasn't seen as enough.
Sinn Féinn grew stronger when
The prisoners from the Rising were released.
Who took over the from Griffith
De Valera in 1917.
Sinn Féinn aims
1. To get a republic
2. To establish a parliament in Dublin (Dáil)
Sinn Féinn received credit when
Conscription was rejected.
Btitish arrested De Valera and Griffith
Sinn Féinn won 4 by-elections.
1918 General election
Women plus kids now allowed vote.
Favoured sinn fein who won 73 seats.
Became the voice of Nationalist Ireland.
January 21st 1919.
27 TDs as leaders were arrested.
Minister for Defense
Minister for finance
Minister for labour
De Valera- America
1. To get US to recognise the republic of Ireland.
2. Rejected but raised $4 million for the fight.
Collins gets loan of £350,000
This paid for the running of the Dáil.
Sinn Fein courts replaced British ones.
Local councils switched support to Dáil.