Protestants also had fears, they would have to share there economy with the rest of Ireland and the Roman Catholic Church would interfere in the running of the country. Also they maybe threatened with violence by the IRA to become a part of the republic of Ireland. If we delve deeper we come to the partition in 1920, Protestants remained part of the UK and the Roman Catholics who wanted independence. In Northern Ireland 66% of the population were Protestant and 34% were Roman Catholics. This partition had its roots in the 17th-century Ulster Plantation, which introduced Protestant settlers from England and Scotland into an overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country, establishing a Protestant control over the settlers and the native population in politics and society.
The music in the Revolutionary period in the thirteen colonies varied according to region and the region’s prevalent religious views, it was used for revolutionary propaganda and expressed the tensions and sentiments of the revolutionary culture of the time. Revolutions are not created in a vacuum, political activity comes out of a culture and that culture usually expresses those concerns through the arts. The American Revolution as well was formed within a culture that expressed social communal concerns through the arts, music included. In many cases especially right before the war and within the war period, those tunes reflected political views of both loyalists and patriots. The traditional narrative tells about revolutionary movements and actions, the liberty tree, the Boston Tea Party or The Destruction of the Tea, the Boston Massacre.
The origins, aims and course of the American Revolution were influenced by a number of factors. The causes of the American Revolution have been put down to economic, social and political factors, which have then continued to influence the course and finally the outcome of America's conflict with Britain. Economic factors concerning trade and slavery have been put down to being part of the cause of the American Revolution. Yet historians have often debated the influence that Protestantism had on the revolution. The majority of the population of the colonies were Puritan but there were various diverse angles of religion.
This group have been liked to pipe bombings and sporadic assaults on Catholics in Northern Ireland. The love hate relationship between the Irish and the British began in 1172 when the king, Henry II, became Ireland's overlord. Rivalry developed between Irelands five main kingdoms, Connaught, Ulster, Meath, Leinster and Munster over who should have the title of High King. The Earl of Pembroke became involved by helping the King of Leinster. Then in 1170 the Earl of Pembroke conquered Ireland, which made his over lord Henry II jealous.
James I, in order to further what Elizabeth enforced, created Ulster in Northern Ireland and displaced the people who lived there before. In the early 1800s, the kingdoms of Ireland and Great Britain merged in order to create an improved kingdom. There were several problems because of the race and cultural differences of the two kingdoms. This would stir up many problems between the two throughout the years. As the years went on, the Irish people fought for a Home Rule bill to pass through their parliament.
After Partition, Catholics found that they were in the minority in the Protestant controlled North. From 1922 Catholics were on the receiving end of discrimination against them, increasing numbers of civil rights marches. By 1960s tension is on both sides, violence escalated, leading to the British Troops being sent in. The reason in why the British got involved is due to a long-term history as well as short term. Ireland has always been a catholic country, but Henry 8th, Elizabeth 1 and James 1, sent Protestant settlers to Ireland, Plantation.
The 1916 Irish Easter Uprising Ever since the occupation of Ireland by the English began in 1169, Irish patriots have fought back against British rule, and the many Irish rebellions and civil wars had always been defeated. To quash further rebellion, the Act of Union was imposed in 1800, tying Ireland to the United Kingdom of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Laws discriminating against Catholics and the handling of the Irish Potato Famine of 1845-50 led to increased tension and the proposal of introducing Home Rule gained support. In 1913 there was a general strike of workers in Dublin led by James Connolly of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (I.T.G.W.U.). This action was followed by the 1913 Lock-Out during which employers literally locked workers out of their factories.
Easter Rising was a turning point – it was one of the first major acts towards gaining Irish independence. In 1919 the Anglo Irish War, began, and from there result a civil war between the northern and southern states of Ireland ( ). In 1949, Ireland declared themselves a republic – finally gaining full independence as a nation ( ). The Act of Union 1800 was established as a result of the rebellion in 1798 (12, pg 1). The rebellion consisted of not only Irish troops, but French tro... ... middle of paper ... ... emigration, and disease (12, pg 4).
This is a book review of Sacred Scripture, Sacred War written by James P. Byrd. In his book Byrd analysis how the ministers during the period of the Revolution, the use of key scriptures to install and the sense that this war was to be fought under divine providence. Byrd used a large amount of wartime sources, and biblical citation, to address how these sacred scriptures were used to lead to this sacred war. The American Revolution. Paine understanding how the cause of patriotism would need” a dose This is a book review of Sacred Scripture, Sacred War, written by James P. Byrd.
Throughout the years the British and Protestants began to tighten their grip and control in Ireland. In 1534 Henry VIII had the Ireland parliament declare himself as King of Ireland. The native Irish viewed the British as a major threat to their customs. There have been multiple uprisings and rebellions by the Irish people against the British. A British and Spanish alliance was able to put to rest all of the major uprisings.