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1

Griffith wanted

More independence than Home Rule.
Wanted Irish MPs to leave Westminster
Wanted to establish a gov in Dublin.

2

By 1917

Home Rule wasn't seen as enough.

3

Sinn Féinn grew stronger when

The prisoners from the Rising were released.

4

Who took over the from Griffith

De Valera in 1917.

5

Sinn Féinn aims

1. To get a republic
2. To establish a parliament in Dublin (Dáil)

6

Sinn Féinn received credit when

Conscription was rejected.

7

Btitish arrested De Valera and Griffith

Sinn Féinn won 4 by-elections.

8

1918 General election

Women plus kids now allowed vote.
Favoured sinn fein who won 73 seats.
Became the voice of Nationalist Ireland.

9

First Dáil

January 21st 1919.
27 TDs as leaders were arrested.

10

President

De Valera

11

VP

Arthur Griffith

12

Minister for Defense

Cathal Brugha

13

Minister for finance

Michael Collins

14

Minister for labour

Countess Markievicz.

15

De Valera- America

1. To get US to recognise the republic of Ireland.
2. Rejected but raised $4 million for the fight.

16

Collins gets loan of £350,000

This paid for the running of the Dáil.

17

Sinn Fein courts replaced British ones.

Local councils switched support to Dáil.

18

Founder

ARTHUR GRIFFITH