History 19th Century 3

Part of The Irish Famine Memorial Boston
Part of The Irish Famine Memorial Boston

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Home Rule: Ireland: politics & administration, 1870-1914 * 1. Origins of Home Rule * 2. Home Government Association
* 3. Home Rule League * 4. Obstructionism * 5. Parnellism as Politics * 6. Parnell’s Fall * 7. The Maturing of Irish Unionism * 9. More Assertive Nationalism, 1870–1914 * 10. Protestantism & Irishness * 11. The Suffrage Movement in Ireland, 1870–1914 * 12. The First Sinn Féin Party * 13. The Irish Volunteers.
Maura Cronin (with contributions by Fidelma Maguire) Multitext Project in Irish History

Irish influence on Chartism The Irish in England contributed an important element to Chartism at all levels. They were national and local leaders of the movement and also formed much of the rank-and-file of Chartism. Dr Marjorie Bloy. Web of English History

Irish Milled Coinage 1680-1822 including Bank Tokens and Soho Coppers (1804-1813); George IV regal copper (1822-1823) and Irish Penny of George IV of 1822 John Stafford-Langan Irish Coinage

Labour in Irish History, Chapter 16 Chapter XVI. The working class: The inheritors of the Irish ideals of the past – The repository of the hopes of the future. James Connolly. Marxist Internet Archive

Nineteenth Century Dublin The 19th century opened inauspiciously for Dublin. The rebellion had been crushed, but embers of disaffection still smouldered, fanned to some extent by the general dissatisfaction with the abolition of the Irish Parliament and the consequent loss to Dublin of some of its social importance. – archive.org

Dr Terence Dooley, Directory of the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates at NUI Maynooth, talks about the effects of the Land Acts and the financial markets on Irish landlords in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Uploaded by HeritageTrust2010 YouTube Channel Originated by Fota Learning Zone.

Racism and Anti-Irish Prejudice in Victorian England In much of the pseudo-scientific literature of the day the Irish were held to be inferior, an example of a lower evolutionary form, closer to the apes than their “superiors”, the Anglo-Saxons . Cartoons in Punch portrayed the Irish as having bestial, ape-like or demonic features and the Irishman, (especially the political radical) was invariably given a long or prognathous jaw, the stigmata to the phrenologists of a lower evolutionary order, degeneracy, or criminality. – The Victorian Web

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