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Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter
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Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter

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Brief overview of the history of one of Ireland's greatest heroes.

Brief overview of the history of one of Ireland's greatest heroes.

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  • 1. Michael Collins: Freedom Fighter By: Celeste R.
  • 2. Growing up <ul><li>Born in Sam’s Cross, between Clonakilty and Roscarrberry in 1890 </li></ul><ul><li>Lived on father’s ninety acre farm </li></ul><ul><li>loved poetry and read widely (Shakespeare) </li></ul>
  • 3. Revolutionary Clans <ul><li>Joined the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Gaelic League, and Sinn Fein </li></ul><ul><li>Later joined IRB </li></ul>
  • 4. Irish War of Independence <ul><li>1912-1916 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Rule Crisis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easter Rising </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1918 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conscription Crisis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Irish General Election </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1919-21 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>War of Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government of Ireland Act </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1921 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anglo-Irish Treaty </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Easter Rising <ul><li>April 24, 1916 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,600 armed rebels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Casualties = 440 British </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>undetermined Irish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 buildings destroyed in Dublin </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. The Twelve Apostles <ul><li>Also known as The Squad </li></ul><ul><li>The IRA’s assasination squad </li></ul><ul><li>Created to shadow the Cairo Gang </li></ul><ul><li>Indirectly triggered Bloody Sunday </li></ul>
  • 7. Bloody Sunday <ul><li>November 21, 1920 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dublin vs. Tippery football match </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A rmored cars entered Croke Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shot fourteen people point-blank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the blackest days in Irish history </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. Anglo-Irish Treaty <ul><li>Febuary 1920 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peace negotiations begin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>June 1920 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British invite de Valera to London </li></ul></ul><ul><li>October 1920 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty negotiations begin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>December 1920 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On the 6 th , British deliver ultimatum: sign or hostilites resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Irish comission signs </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Ambush <ul><li>August 22: Collins on tour of inspection of Cork area </li></ul><ul><li>Convoy is ambushed in Béal na mBlath (Mouth of Flowers) </li></ul><ul><li>Collins only casulty; dies instantly </li></ul>

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