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    questions on English rule in Ireland. Being an educated man, Swift had the incredible ability to influence his audience through satire works that were mostly seen within pamphlets. The best example being Swift’s work, The Modest Proposal, where he wrote, “I am assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London; that a young healthy…

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    clear class structures. Takaki relates those unyielding structures to ones used in the colonization of America. His essay is based on first-hand accounts of both the viewpoints of the creation of the New World, and the meaning of “savagery” in Ireland, Virginia, and New England. This theme of invasion and oppression will lead to the eventual elimination of the Native American civilization. In his thesis, Takaki claims that not only was The Tempest shaped by the history of English…

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    Union Flag Research Paper

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    The flag of the United kingdom of Great Britain and also Northern Ireland, but the british flag is also known as Union Jack and Union Flag. The current design of the Union Jack dates to union of Ireland and Great Britain in 1808. On the flag it has red cross of the saint George with a edged in white, outlined on the cross of St. Patrick which is the patron saint of Ireland. The very first flag which was the earliest, was established in 1606 by the proclamation of the King James VI and the I of…

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    the English rule over Northern Ireland in the twentieth century and aimed to unite Northern Ireland with Southern Ireland to form the Republic Ireland. It stemmed from the times of William of Orange in 1690, where William’s Protestant Army defeated Catholic King James II in the Battle of the Boyne[1]. In the years leading up to 1703, thousands of Catholics were deported and relocated to live in new areas. English Protestants seized land and owned 90% of the land in Ireland in 1703, which the…

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    comprised of Sinn Fein’s cabinet and another nationalist group, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (Bright, 1994). Their strategy at this time was spoiling, through assassinations and ambushes for symbols of the crown and collaborators. Rather than giving Ireland the Home Rule their ministers had been fighting for in British Parliament, the British government responded by sending more troops to support the Irish policemen in the form of former soldiers who were harsh, violent, and hard to control,…

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    Yet, Yeats’ vision of authentic Irish identity was still revolutionary in its own way. He outlines his vision in his piece ‘Irish Fairies,’ published in 1890 in the early years of the Revival. In this piece, Yeats focuses on the life of the Irish peasantry and contrasts their simplistic, pastoral lifestyle with modernizing forces, such as industrialization. He begins by asserting that “the Irish peasantry still believe in fairies,” though no one believes he is telling the truth. Yeats is…

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    When the Ancient Greek Empire fell into the hands of the Romans, the Greeks were forced to learn Roman ideals. Comparatively, the British schemes “to advance Ireland” enforce the Irish people to uphold English ideals. First and foremost, the British exercise the survey of the land to replace all Gaelic names with English pronunciation or English words entirely. Then, as if wanting the Irish’s best interest at heart, the English implements national schools to replace the local hedge schools. Thus…

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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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    My grandmother is originally from Ireland and the only reason she ever came to America is because she found a man she really loved. That is the extent of all I know about my heritage and family history on that side. I will now try to explain the way of the Irish people and the traditions they uphold, as well as some history. “The culture of Ireland includes customs and traditions, language, music, art, literature, folklore, cuisine and sports associated with Ireland and the Irish people” (NA,…

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    20th century Ireland could cause conflict. Firstly, contrasting ideologies are likely to cause conflict due to the differing nature of their key features. A key factor still contributing to the tension prevailing in Ireland today is the contrasting placement of loyalty between Unionists and Nationalists. Ulster Unionist, who comprise almost exclusively of Protestants, place their loyalty to the British government and have demonstrated their loyalty and belief that Northern Ireland should re, a…

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