Ireland A Green And Orange Land

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Ireland A Green And Orange Land

Irish history is complex and long - do you recall what you have learned?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Oliver cromwell size ireland's best land to distribute among his soldiers?
    • A. 

      1649

    • B. 

      1650

    • C. 

      1710

  • 2. 
    Who created England's first full-time, permanent army of 30.000 soldiers?
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

  • 3. 
    After killing thousands of irish people in 1649 Cromwell ordered thousands af irish people to be sold into slavery and transported to
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Barbados

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 4. 
    Between 1649 and 1659, around a third of the entire Irish population were either killed, died of starvation or were sold into slavery. Nearly all land in Ireland owned by Catholics was taken off them and given to
    • A. 

      The Irish landlords

    • B. 

      English and Scottish Protestants

    • C. 

      The Church of England

  • 5. 
    In 1695 harsh laws were enforced on Catholics who were prohibited from buying land, bringing up their kids as Catholics, it was even forbidden to receive education if you were a Catholic. Catholics were simply excluded from any influence - what were these laws called?
    • A. 

      The Catholic Laws

    • B. 

      The English Laws

    • C. 

      The Penal Laws

  • 6. 
    What happend between 1845 and 1849 when a disaster bred intense hatred among the Irish against English rule with more than a million dead? 
    • A. 

      The Easter Rising

    • B. 

      The Great Famine

    • C. 

      The Division of Ireland

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