47 Ireland, India, cold war - v2 newer - use 2011

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Ireland, India, and the Cold War
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Ireland Part of United Kingdom Irish in Parliament Republicans (Irish nationalists)  Ireland rebels against England Easter Rebellion/Rising (1916)
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Ireland After WWI Irish Free State created as a member of the British Commonwealth (1920) Full independence desired Vote taken by county on full independence Southern counties become Republic of Ireland (originally Eire) Northern counties (Ulster) remain part of the United Kingdom “The Troubles” Intimidation of Catholic minority in Northern Ireland Terrorism in Northern Ireland and England Good Friday Accord
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Ireland Good Friday Agreement U2’s Bono calls for end to the “troubles” and uses his clout in Ireland to get the peace process going IRA agrees to a ceasefire to allow peace talks Agreement reached on “Good Friday” in 1998 More local control for Northern Ireland including Sinn Fein (IRA’s political wing) being involved in government IRA to demilitarize and quit terrorist actions permanently Minor trouble since but deal has mostly held
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India During WWI  No rebellion against  England (supported with  troops, etc.) After WWI Active disobedience  (non-violent)
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India “Nonviolence is the law of our  species as violence is the law of  the brute.  The spirit lies dormant  in the brute and he knew no law  but that of physical might.  The  dignity of man requires obedience  to a higher law – to the strength of  the spirit…” Gandhi
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Civil Disobedience “Civil disobedience is the inherent right of a  citizen.… Disobedience, to be civil, must be  sincere, respectful, restrained, never defiant, 
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course MFG 202 taught by Professor Davis,d during the Summer '08 term at BYU.

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