Flashcards in 3rd Year - 20th Century Ireland Deck (8)
Who represented the King of England in ireland?
The lord lieutenant
Who were nationalists?
It was people who believed that Ireland should from a self-government with a parliament in dublin
Who were unionists?
Unionists were people who wanted to maintain the union with Britain [wanted to stay within the act of union]
Who were the home rule party? [Irish parliamentary party]
The home rule party was the largest nationalist group led by John Redmond
What did the home rule party want to achieve?
They wanted a parliament in Dublin to deal with internal irish affairs and a parliament in London to deal with external affairs
Who were the Irish republican brotherhood?
They were a secret revolutionary organisation
What did the IRB want to achieve?
They wanted compete independence from Britain and a republic. They would use physical force to achieve their aims