Martin McGuinness

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  • Northern Ireland Case Study

    so that is still an overwhelming figure. The 45% of Protestants who didn’t want the agreement because it would mean them sharing power. The Stormont assembly The Stormont assembly was set up with David Trimble (from the UUP) and Seamus Mallon (SDLP) as first and deputy minister. It began to run Northern Ireland in 1999, but in 2002 Trimble resigned, due to a lack of IRA decommissioning, which meant the assembly collapsed after just 3 years and direct rule returned. However at the end of March 2007 the new St. Andrews agreement meant that the assembly was reformed; the new elections meant that the DUP won the most seats with 36 overall, followed with Sinn Fein with 28 seats. The new first and deputy ministers were: Ian Paisley (DUP) and Martin McGuiness. Paisley said: “today we are starting upon the road which I believe will take us to lasting peace in our province.” The two got on so well that they were given the name ‘the chuckle brothers’. Policing Policing in Northern Ireland was highly biased in the sense that 5/6 people in the police force were protestant, therefore it was very unfair towards the catholic population of the country. The Pattern report came in the year 2000. It aimed to introduce not just a new badge and a new name and most importantly the recruitment of more Catholics into the force. The proposal was initially rejected by the unionists and the republicans because it was too British, but a year later the police service of Northern Ireland was formed. On…

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  • Causes Of The Reformation

    The peasants’ attitudes became more negative as their economic conditions worsened. In 1523-1524, crop failures occurred and in 1525, Swabian peasants drew up the Twelve Articles, condemning the lords. Originally, Luther, being the unintentional inspiration for their complaints, supported the peasants and criticized the lords. Still, he did not support the rebellion or the use of violence. Beginning in the Swiss frontier, the revolts traveled all the way to Saxony. Referring to Document 5, in…

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  • The Reformation Era Essay

    The church was very unhappy with how Martin Luther was acting. Luther was excommunicated from the church and his writings were declared “heretical.” This means that he is holding a belief that does not go along with what is correct in the eyes of the church. Luther understood that the only way to reach his hope of reforming the church was to go against authority in the church, and going against the Pope. He did this by starting a new church. “The reformation era was one of transition and…

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  • Film Analysis: The Return Of Martin Guerre

    The story of Martin Guerre has traversed centuries and borders. The Return of Martin Guerre (Daniel Vigne, 1982) is an adaptation of a true story of a southern sixteenth-century French village. This film has received attention from historical scholars, mainly because a well-established historian, Natalie Zemon Davis, was a “conseiller historique for the film” (Benson 49). Davis also generated her own academic history of the story after her experience as a consultant. She claims the film had…

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  • Luther: Man Between God And The Devil: Book Analysis

    clergyman trying to sell indulgences to a commoner, as well as portraits from 1526 of Martin Luther and his wife, Katharina Luther. Through the use of various written and illustrated sources, Oberman is able to achieve his goal of providing a thorough overview of Luther’s…

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  • Martin Luther 95 Theses Analysis

    “Martin Luther’s Theses.” Martin’ Luther’s 95 Theses. KDG Wittenberg, 1997. Web 21 September 2016. This source is a secondary source because the first paragraph is written in third person, which is giving an overview of what the 95 theses is about. The person who wrote that introduction paragraph gave their interpretation of the 95 theses. By giving their interpretation it makes others see it from that perspective or even not judging the theses by the facts that are presented in there. The facts…

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  • Martin Luther Essay Outline

    November 10, 1483, young Martin Luther is born in Eisleben, Germany. Already, his father, Hans Luther, has mapped out his son’s entire life. He dreamed that his son would be the one who would climb the social latter giving his family an even higher status as a lawyer. Luther’s parents’ strictness discouraged any rebellion—severely punishing him for any failures leaving him with low self-esteem for the rest of his life. After years of forced studies, Luther faced a religious crisis until one…

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  • The Legacy Of Martin Luther And The Protestant Reformation

    16th century. For hundreds of years, the Church controlled almost all of Europe, with the scent of distrust in the air. Corruption plagued the Church, however, millions of Europeans accepted this way of life. However, a man by the name of Martin Luther rose from the depths of society to protest the Church. With the writing of The Ninety-Five Theses, it sparked the awakening of the the epic Protestant Reformation. Millions of Europeans got their hands on his book and the call for reformation rang…

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  • The Catholic Church: The Reformation And The Inquisition

    distorted logic that was filled with much bloodshed. On the other hand, the Inquisition is usually portrayed as an evil and secretive organization that tortured to get people to get confessions out of them, then burned them at the stake, but if you look closer at this as well, you can see that some of this actually saved lives, and was not as evil as it looks at first glance. These two major points in history are often only taken for face value, while truth can be found when we dig deeper. To…

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  • Philosophy In Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    Philosophology The first thing that comes to mind while writing a paper about philosophy is “why”. The irony in this is that this is what philosophy is about—asking the “why”. Philosophers question the ideas that people often skip past. These questions, no matter how frustrating or mind numbing, can be some of the most important ones we contemplate. Although there is no definitive answer, it is still necessary to question the who, what, and whys of life. From pondering these types of…

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