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The Glorious Revolution

1688, when James II was kicked out of his throne by his daughter, Mary and William of Orange because of Catholic Rule

2

Battle of Boyne

Fought by William and James II, on 1st July

3

12th July in Northern Ireland

The celebration of the Orange Order, William's victory is celebrated

4

Louis XIV

Supported James II in France with forces, as they were both Catholics

5

Boyne the Jacobites' Army

1200 French Troops

6

Protestant Ascendency

Penal Laws to Discriminate the Catholics in Ireland

7

1741

Handel composed the Messiah for the city, sick and tickets were sold out

8

Catholic property

Catholics were not allowed to own land and could not inherit land if they already had any

9

Great Potato Famine Death Toll

1 Million

10

1841 Census in Ireland

8 Million people, and 3 Million relied on subsistence farming

11

John Russell

Lez-Affaires Economics, leaving them alone

12

Death Toll by 1847

750, 000 died

13

Did British fund food

yes

14

Phrase against funding

'Let Irish Property pay for Irish poverty'

15

How many emigrated

2 Million, including the US

16

Cause of the Famine

Fungus made the veg weak and uneatable