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The Factory Acts 1833- 1900 → Social- The industrial revolution brought about alot of demand for workers. There were not enough males to work the factories so women and children had to work the factories. The working conditions were very poor. they were often dirty, dark and had many dangerous machines that could cause serious injuries. People were required to work extremely long and tiring hours, including women and young children.
The Black Dwarf → Social- Lord Liverpool and Parliament passed the gagging acts in 1817. This meant you couldn't have a meeting with more than 50 people and they could arrest anyone whom they suspected of talking about reforming the gov’t. thomas Wooler started publishing a new radical newspaper that he refused to pay the taxes on. It started out as an 8 page newspaper and then came a 32 page pamphlet.
The formation & implementation of the Irish National Land League in 1879 was a significant influence on Irish Nationalism. Tenant farmers hearing the tales of the Famine & who were facing poor economic times accepted the leadership of Michael Davitt & Charles Stewart Parnell who devised a plan of resistance to eviction, relief of rent payments & the refusal to allow new tenants to replace those evicted.
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Historia Resumida De Irlanda
Irish History Compressed now available in Spanish: Historia Resumida De Irlanda
Easter Proclamation of 1916-The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was mounted by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland, secede from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and establish an independent Irish Republic while the United Kingdom was heavily engaged in World War I. It was the most significant uprising in Ireland since the rebellion of 1798.
Emma Murphy's father hung Land League posters along the road in Banagher. (early 1890s)