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  • The Effectiveness of Irish Catholic and Nationalist Leaders in Advancing Their Cause in the Years 1801 and On

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    The Effectiveness of Irish Catholic and Nationalist Leaders in Advancing Their Cause in the Years 1801 and On The Act Of Union in 1800 meant there was no longer any Irish institution capable of advancing either an Irish nationalist or catholic cause. As a result the advancement of those causes depended on influencing the British Government directly. The catholic cause initially focused on securing emancipation for the catholic population and aimed to improve the lives

  • Modern Ireland: Why Did the Catholic Church Play Such a Prominent Role in Irish Life?

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    Modern Ireland: Why did the Catholic Church play such a prominent role in Irish life in the middle years of the 20th Century? Introduction In the second and the third decades of the 20th century, there was high rate of unemployment in Ireland. During this time, most of the citizens also lived under poor and overcrowded conditions. These poor conditions enhanced the essence of emigration in the search for quality livelihood. During the fourth decade of the 20th century, there was a transformation

  • Discrimination of Irish Catholic Immigrants During the 1920’s

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    Discrimination of Irish Catholic Immigrants During the 1920’s          During the 1920’s there were many controversial issues.  There was a concern about declining moral and ethical values, which led to restrictions such as prohibition for example.  The concern about these issues seemed most intense when they pertained to religion.  In situations like these it always seems necessary to place the blame somewhere.  One particular group on which this blame was emphasized happened to be the immigrants

  • Were De Valera’s personal Catholic views responsible for the religious elements in the Irish Constitution?

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    Were De Valera’s personal Catholic views responsible for the religious elements in the Irish Constitution? Eamon De Valera put much effort into the making of the Irish Constitution. In fact he is said to have “helped to confirm the stable, constitutional direction of the independent Irish state. ” The Constitution is often referred to as “De Valera’s Constitution ” as it was something that he put so much effort and time into. Chubb has said that at times, De Valera seemed to see Catholicism and

  • The Change of the Irish Question between 1800 and 1922 Essay

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    The Change of the Irish Question between 1800 and 1922 The Irish Question changed dramatically between the years 1800 and 1922. The Anglican Ascendancy meant that Ireland was governed indirectly from England. The Ascendancy angered the Catholics, limited their rights and made them pay taxes to the Protestant church. This led to dissatisfaction amongst Catholics culminating in the 1798 Rebellion. This caused the British Government to become more involved with Ireland

  • Essay about The Plight of Immigrants to Boston

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    themselves. The immigrants from Ireland were not unfamiliar with this trend in American history. More often than not, the Irish immigrants were met with adversity from the 'native' Bostonians. Founded by the Puritans in the late 1600's, Boston and its people were not completely open to immigrants, at first, which seemed odd, considering they were once

  • Irish Immigration 18001880 Essay

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    Irish Immigration 18001880 INTRODUCTION The history of Ireland "that most distressful nation" is full of drama and tragedy, but one of the most interesting stories is about what happened to the Irish during the mid-nineteenth century and how millions of Irish came to live in America (Purcell 31). Although the high point of the story was the years of the devastating potato famine from 1845 to 1848, historians have pointed out that immigrating from Ireland was becoming more popular before

  • Social And Economic Causes Of Irish Immigration

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    My family is Irish. The typical Irish immigrant came to america because of political culture and persecution, economic reasons, social and religious reasons and the potato famine. Political culture and persecution caused them to immigrate because of Austere taxation and tithes policies, cruel landlords, sponsorship of land prices increased, causing already poor families to be thrown out on the streets, and no catholics were allowed to own land. Economics caused them to immigrate because new farming

  • The Influence Of Sir Robert Peel's Reform

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    the corresponding place in the Parliament because it was forbidden to the Catholics. That suggested to the prime minister, Duke of Wellington, how the Home Secretary, Sir Robert Peel, think that the prohibition could cause one big rebellion. With it, O’Conell got this reform was passed and finally his movement successfully forced the British to pass the Catholic Emancipation Act in 1829, with that, it allowed Roman Catholics become in members of the British House of

  • The Nature of the Irish Nationalism was Changed by the Act of Union in 1800

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    The Act of Union in 1800 was a significant factor to the nature of Irish nationalism in 1800. Prior to the Act, the society of the united Irishmen, a republican society who wanted parliamentary reform and Catholic Emancipation, fought, under the leadership of Robert Emmet, with physical force for their complete independence. Because of their military strand they differed from their predecessors the ‘Protestant Patriots’, this is because the society was heavily influenced by revolutionary events in