The Home Rule Party under John Redmond, 1900-12

Question 1 of 38

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What county was John Redmond born in?

Select one of the following:

  • Wexford

  • Dublin

  • Waterford

  • Louth

Question 2 of 38

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How did Redmond become interested in politics?

Select one of the following:

  • He saw Parnell speaking at an event and became inspired.

  • His father was killed by the IRB, and he felt obliged to avenge him.

  • His father was a Home Rule MP.

  • His father was a Conservative MP.

Question 3 of 38

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What year did he get elected, and for what county?

Select one of the following:

  • 1870, Co. Waterford

  • 1883, Co. Donegal

  • 1880, Co. Waterford

  • 1881, Co. Wexford

Question 4 of 38

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What did he do in the years 1883 and 1884?

Select one of the following:

  • He joined the IRB.

  • He toured Australia and the USA.

  • He toured Europe.

  • He went to parliament.

Question 5 of 38

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What faction did Redmond become leader of after Parnell's death in 1891?

Select one of the following:

  • Anti-Parnellites

  • Parnellites

  • Healyites

  • The United Irish League

Question 6 of 38

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Later that year, he was elected as MP of Waterford, beating Michael Davitt. How long did he hold this position for?

Select one of the following:

  • 1 year

  • 10 years

  • The rest of his life

  • 5 years

Question 7 of 38

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What was the largest of the three anti-Parnellite groups from 1891-1900?

Select one of the following:

  • Healyites, led by Tim Healy

  • The United Irish League, led by William O'Brien

  • The anti-Parnellites, led by John Dillon.

Question 8 of 38

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How many seats did the Parnellites win in the general election of 1892?

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 9

  • 30

  • 16

Question 9 of 38

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What years did John Redmond take place in the Recess Committe?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1894

  • 1895

  • 1896

  • 1897

Question 10 of 38

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What goals did Redmond have?

Select one or more of the following:

  • To show that they could be independent from the Catholic Church

  • To improve relations with the Catholic Church

  • To get Irish protestants to support them

  • To reduce tensions with Anglo-Irish landlords

Question 11 of 38

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Why did the Home Rule leaders unify?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The centenary of the 1798 Rising inspired them to get over their petty differences

  • Tenants were becoming more and more radical and violent, inspired by the United Irish League

  • They were worried about getting expelled from parliament.

  • They were worried about constructive unionism.

Question 12 of 38

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After uniting, with Redmond the leader, the Home Rule Party won the 1900 elections.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 38

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What did the new Home Rule Party focus on?

Select one of the following:

  • Land reform

  • Taxation

  • Education

  • All of the above

Question 14 of 38

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The United Irish League was dismantled by the united Home Rule Party

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 38

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The Home Rule Party took an active role in issues outside of Irish ones

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 38

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Redmond shared the views of the Radicals in his party

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 38

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When was the Land Conference held?

Select one of the following:

  • December 1902

  • November 1903

  • December 1903

  • November 1902

Question 18 of 38

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Everyone was happy about the Wyndham Land Act

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 38

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What was the relationship between Redmond and Dillon?

Select one of the following:

  • They were enemies and rivals.

  • Distrusting that evolved to mutual respect

  • Friends that evolved to rivals and enemies

  • Distrusting

Question 20 of 38

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Dillon was opposed to co-operating with unionists.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 38

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When the Devolution Scheme was proposed to John Redmond in 1904, what was his reaction?

Select one of the following:

  • He criticized the scheme outright.

  • He supported it fully.

  • He supported it, but withdrew support when Dillon opposed it.

  • He gave no opinion on the scheme.

  • It was clear that Redmond had to suppress his more conservative views in order to maintain Dillon's support.

Question 22 of 38

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O'Brien resigned from the party as he was unhappy with Redmond.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 38

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What organisations were Joseph Devlin in charge of?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The United Irish League (1903)

  • The Ancient Order of Hibernians (1905)

  • The Protestant Orange Order (1900)

  • Sinn Féin (1903)

Question 24 of 38

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What year did the Liberals return to government?

Select one of the following:

  • 1905

  • 1906

  • 1907

  • 1909.

Question 25 of 38

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Home Rule was seen as an irritating and time-consuming issue that caused a diversion.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 26 of 38

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A series of reforms (4) were introduced to benefit Ireland....

Select one or more of the following:

  • The Evicted Tenants Act, 1907

  • The Old Age Pensions Act, 1908

  • The Ashbourne Land Act (1908)

  • The Balfour Land Act (1909)

  • The Universities Act (1908)

  • The Birrell land Act (1909)

Question 27 of 38

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Augustine Birrell and James Bryce were the new Chief Secretary and Under-Secretary for the Liberal Party.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 28 of 38

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The Irish Council Bill was based on the 1904 Devolution Scheme

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 29 of 38

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After the failure of the Irish Council Bill, what happened to the Home Rule party?

Select one of the following:

  • Support fell away and they were attacked by Sinn Féin.

  • They continued to be supported by Irish people.

  • People turned on them and attacked them.

  • They were shut down by the British government.

Question 30 of 38

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In 1909, tension was building between the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Many laws of the Liberals were blocked by the Lords, and people were unhappy.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 31 of 38

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Why did David Lloyd George need to introduce a tough budget to raise £16 million?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He needed to compete with the German navy

  • He needed to cover the costs of the old age pensions

  • There was a recession

  • There was to be a royal wedding.

Question 32 of 38

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How did Redmond handle the Budget Crisis?

Select one of the following:

  • He threatened to support the Conservatives if he didn't get Home Rule

  • He supported the Liberals but told the Conservatives that he would support them if he got Home Rule

Question 33 of 38

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H.H. Asquith declared that the Liberals would introduce Home Rule in December 1909.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 34 of 38

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Home Rulers had the balance of power in 1910

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 35 of 38

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The Parliament Bill wanted to abolish the House of Lords

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 36 of 38

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What was announced on 11th April 1912?

Select one of the following:

  • Home Rule was to be passed

  • Asquith was retiring

  • World War 1 had broken out

Question 37 of 38

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Why was Redmond happy with the Third Home Rule Bill?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It was based off Gladstone's previous bills.

  • It proposed Home Rule for all of Ireland.

  • Ireland would receive its own parliament.

  • The Crown would not be represented in Ireland

Question 38 of 38

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When was the Home Rule Bill passed?

Select one or more of the following:

  • January 1913

  • February 1914

  • February 1913

  • March 1913

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The Home Rule Party under John Redmond, 1900-12

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