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How did Protestant Politicians explain the social, economic and political differences between Catholics and Protestants?
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Question - How did Protestant Politicians explain the social, economic and political differences between Catholics and Protestants?
Even though Catholics felt like they were being treated unfairly and being discriminated by the Protestant Politicians, they felt as if they had good reasons for doing this. Their reasons for treating Catholics unfairly were because of their fears. For example the Protestants were worried that the IRA would take power of the Country, and would start treating them really badly and might even start to kill some Protestants because of what they had done. They were also scared of being under Rome Rule (Laws that came from the Vatican/Pope), which would mean that Britain wouldn't be able to help them. This meant that most of the Protestant Politicians followed in the footsteps and followed the same tradition as Sir James Craig. He famously said "A Protestant Parliament for a Protestant People". They all followed his traditions because Protestants where in the majority and they believed they should be looked after more than the minority. They also saw the Catholics as a lesser group of people, which they thought was a good reason to treat them badly.
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