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    When I was nineteen years old life was pretty hard in Ireland. It was not like you think it is today where many people go for vacation to rest and see the beautiful land. There was an law passed long before I was born that took many rights from our Irish people like voting, being able to defend ourselves with weapons, receiving an education, and enrolling in colleges, gaining employment. Because of the many rights that were taken away there was forced military service among our men leaving young mothers without fathers for their children, famine which is not enough food for everyone and many people died, too many people where in the country and many of them without jobs, and religious persecution which means we were not allowed to practice our beliefs without consequences.…

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    Ireland The Great Famine

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    simple things such as potatoes can be such a devastating thing to engulf a nation. This is of course the Great Hunger, also known as the Great Famine. It was one if not the most devastating events in Irish history. Costing Ireland an estimated 800,000 lives to hunger , and even more emigrating out to other nations. Though this number does not stack up to other tragedies in size, this made up roughly 10 percent of the population alone, not accounting for those who had left. But what did the loss…

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    Oppression Of Ireland

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    Throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the British oppression rapidly increased as the British began to pass laws against the Irish Catholics in Ireland. Some of the laws included preventing the Irish Catholics from holding public office, limiting their rights to education, buying and selling land, bearing arms, serving in the army, obtaining certain jobs, or voting. These weren’t the only things the British took away from the Irish, they also decided to reform Ireland by…

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    In the book “Why Ireland starved: a quantitative and analytical history of the Irish economy, 1800-1850” the author Joel Mokyr tries to assess why the Great Famine of Ireland from 1845-1852 was so disastrous. Mokyr is an economic historian and as a result, the book is from an economic perspective and does not consider other factors outside of the economy as causes tot the famine. The majority of the book focuses on the lead up to the event and it is not until the last chapter when Mokyr…

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    Changes In Ireland

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    England had dominance over the Catholics and Presbyterian Protestants in Ireland by the 1700. This dominance over Ireland was established by hierarchy system and legislative power and another reason being regulation of religion. These changes provoked Irish mean and woman to emigrate out of Ireland and in some cases feel like exiles. Ireland began to be majorly Catholic and when England came to Ireland to challenge this they began to feel like they were look down upon. With the English system…

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    Research Paper On Ireland

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    part of my family ancestry. My grandmother’s maiden name was McMinimen. Ireland is a very safe place as stated in the book, “Ireland” “Safety is the responsibility of the police. Overall crime in Ireland is low.” Many are considered “Normans” who are people who believe strongly in their culture. Ireland is a beautiful country filled with many historical events especially in their capitol Dublin. Ireland is a very religious place. Its main religion is Christianity. They also have Roman Catholic…

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    Research Paper On Ireland

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    The country of Ireland is one of the most interesting countries on Earth. The Irish culture is especially important to me because my father’s side of the family respects the Irish culture, even if we don’t perform all of the practices. Ireland is a beautiful country with a fascinating history. Though we may not execute all of Ireland’s practices, we enjoy much of the things we do. Ireland is one of the many countries in Europe, and it is near the United Kingdom. Ireland contains roughly 27, 133…

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    The word negligence is etymologically derived from the latin neglegere, literally meaning "not to pick up something.” In this scenario what the British Empire weren’t picking up was the welfare of the Irish people, something that seemed like a straightforward responsibility given the trouble they went through to reign in Ireland and establish the Act of Union in 1800. An example of this is shown clearly in Paddy’s Lament describing the British extraction of food and supplies from Ireland made…

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    Ireland Research Paper

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    kinds of people in the world, the Irish and those who wish they were.” (Unknown). This is a very common quote to describe the people of Ireland. The people of Ireland have an unique history, culture, religion, meals, living conditions, jobs, and recreation. Ireland is a small, independent country east of Great Britain. The island is occupied by Ireland and Northern Ireland. However, Northern Ireland only occupies one-sixth of the land. Ireland is known for its beautiful Northern Atlantic waves.…

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    British Rule In Ireland

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    Ireland Ireland, under British rule was a very mistreated and violent country. They are better off now, without the rule of the English Crown. Ireland, before Britain came into the picture, did not have a true leader for the country. The country was not even claimed by a big civilization like Britain and Rome for over a thousand years. Once Britain gained their rule over Ireland, over time the Irish society was severely affected and their land was stolen. The colonist and the Irish were violent…

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