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Northern Ireland intro
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"In Northern Ireland today there is a division between the Catholic and Protestant communities"
What has caused this division?
Throughout this piece of coursework, I will be investigating the history of conflict in Ireland, and some of the events which have helped to shape much of the course of the 20th century.
I will be answering the above coursework question whilst considering the following:-
I will be evaluating the sets of events that follow in order to day how much they have been responsible for the division:-
1. Events before 1968
> The Partition Treaty 1921
> Protestant discrimination against Catholics 1922-1968
2. Events since 1968
> The Troubles from 1968
> The Good Friday Agreement 1998
In conclusion, I will be explaining the situation in Northern Ireland today and disclose whether the events before or since 1968 have most responsibility for the current divisions between Catholics and Protestants.
What is Northern Ireland like today?
Northern Ireland is a small place, no larger than Yorkshire, and with a population of around about 1.5 million, less than a city like Birmingham or Glasgow.
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