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  • British Troops in Northern Ireland in 1969

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    British Troops in Northern Ireland in 1969 In August of 1969 British Troops were sent to Northern Irelandunder the order of Harold Wilson, the British Prime Minister. This action was due, to growing tensions between the Catholic and Protestant communities all over Ireland since the turn of the 20th Century. There had always been long term problems between the Catholics and Protestants of Northern Ireland which are rooted deep in the histories of England and Ireland

  • The Conditions Faced by the British Troops on the Western Front

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    The Conditions Faced by the British Troops on the Western Front The conditions faced by the British troops on the Western Front were terrible due to the shallow poorly built trenches that accompanied awful living space, food that was rationed out in small quantities and mind altering experiences. It was horrific and was the definition of the First World War. However, these conditions were varied in their brutal existence. Different regiments and people of different military

  • British Government's Sending of Troops into Northern Ireland in 1969

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    British Government's Sending of Troops into Northern Ireland in 1969 The troubles in Ireland go as far back as 1169 when the British first went over there under the command of Henry II. Henry II got permission from the Pope to invade Ireland because he believed that Ireland was developing its own form of Roman Catholicism. Since then British people have been living in Ireland, and this has caused conflict between the British and the Irish because the Irish Catholics

  • Why British Troops Were Sent to Northern Ireland in 1969

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    Why British Troops Were Sent to Northern Ireland in 1969 The piece of coursework is about the reasons why the government decided to send in the British troops to Northern Ireland on the 14th August 1969, we look here at the origins and the history of the conflict. The most obvious reasons we think of are that riots started to break out and the Northern Ireland police lost control, this was because from the beginning, Catholics in Northern Ireland were a disadvantaged

  • Reasons why British Troops were Sent into Northern Ireland

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    why British Troops were Sent into Northern Ireland Why were British troops sent into Northern Ireland in 1969? There were many reasons in why British troops were sent in. Some of these reasons are short-term, such as the failure of partition and civil rights. As well as short term factors there was long-term factors, such as plantation, William of Orange. The combined ingredients of both give reasons in why the British Army was sent in. The causes in why British troops

  • Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969

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    Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969 In 1969 British Troops were sent into Ireland because Irish police could no longer cope with the violence between the Unionist Protestant population and the Catholic Nationist population. The events that meant it was necessary for British troops to be sent in stretch back a long way. This essay presents the main long term and short term explanations as to why troops were needed. The tensions between Catholic

  • Exploring Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969

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    Exploring Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969 Ireland was once a Nation they claimed a moral right to live in Ireland. Before 1500 the Gaelic lived in Ireland, they shared a language and political structure. They were separated into smaller groups. In the 5th century the Gaelic were converted to Christianity by missionaries. After 1500 the English took control for the first time by way of force due to the Irish being loyal to Catholicism and

  • A Closer Look at Why British troops were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969

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    A Closer Look at Why British troops were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969 On the 14th August 1969 the British army was sent into occupy Northern Ireland. The aim of this essay is to explain the short, medium and long term causes of why the British troops were deployed in Northern Ireland. i am going to do this by looking at sources, events and evidence. The clashes between the Catholics and Protestants in NI go back a long way from the middle ages. Between 1500 and

  • Letter (colonist) to Britian friend in 1776

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    the King, and the British people. There are many things going on in the colonies to lead us to our current thoughts. The British people have imposed many Acts upon us colonists.      In the year 1767, British parliament passed Mr. Charles Townshend proposed taxations upon the colonies. These taxes were indirect taxes. The merchants were forced to pay the taxes directly. These taxes were applied to the importation of lead, paint, glass, and tea. The British have authorized

  • The Revolutionary War

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    Revolutionary War is also known as the American Revolution and the U.S War of Independence. The war was between Britain and the 13 American colonies. When the British and colonists fought together in the seven years war against the French they were deeply in debt. Due to the debt the British began taxing the colonists to get out of debt. After being under British control the people of the 13 colonies of America became frustrated with the taxes Britain forced and thought it was unfair for them to have to pay

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