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Birth of the Irish Free State – Zenda

Irish Free State born on December 6, 1922 After signing the treaty aThe year before the Anglo-Irish ended the Irish War of Independence which had been raging since 1919. With this agreement, the island was divided into two nations after centuries of British rule.

How was the Irish War of Independence?

,The killing of two British policemen triggered a struggle that culminated in England bloody Sunday,

The so-called Easter Rising took place during World War I, an attempt to launch the Republic of Ireland that was crushed by British troops. The situation was again aggravated in 1918 with the victory in the elections of the nationalist party Sinn Féin. This new government declared the country’s independence on January 21, 1919., The killing of two British policemen triggered a struggle that culminated in England bloody Sunday, On November 21, 1920, several intelligence officers were killed in an attack in the United Kingdom. At a Gaelic football match the same day English forces retaliated, killing fourteen people. From that moment the level of violence spiraled out of control in both Cork and Belfast and Ulster. Many Catholics were executed in Belfast.

How was the Irish Free State born?

,Only a year later, political tensions within the new country escalated into civil war.,

Treaty AThe Anglo-Irish armistice marked the end of the conflict. In the months that followed, a provisional government was consolidated, creating the Irish Free State, an independent nation but still within Great Britain for various purposes – a hybrid political system similar to other countries such as Canada in those years. and Australia- a Within days, the Parliament of Northern Ireland voted not to accept this new status and decided to remain as a British territory., Only a year later the political tensions within the new country exploded into a civil war between the Provisional Government headed by Michael Collins and the IRA. The support of English arms supported the victory of the East. The conflict continued over the next decades until in 1949 Ireland succeeded in becoming the present republic. From that moment on, the IRA directed its attacks against English forces in the Ulster region.

Other historical almanacs of 6 December

A Day December 6, 1240 The Mongol army of Batu Khan invaded the Russian city of Kyiv.

A Day December 6, 1248 The Christian king Alfonso X the Wise entered the city of Alicante after ending Muslim resistance.

A Day December 6, 1863 The Battle of Cuaspud took place which pitted Ecuador and Colombia.

A Day December 6, 1914 Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata capture the National Palace in Mexico City.

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