Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Chapter

4
Causes of the
Northern Ireland Conflict
4
Causes
of
Conflict

Deep Irish Hatred
for the British

Religious
Differences

Employment
Opportunities

Allocation of
Pu...
Deep Irish Hatred
for the British
1
English invaded Ireland since

th
12

century
Brought settlers
from Scotland and
England who were
Protestants to settle
down

Occupied the
northern part of the
island
Chased the Irish
people, who were
Catholics, further
South where the land
was less fertile

Introduced laws which
limited ...
1690
Battle of the Boyne
LINK
Catholics and Protestants saw each other as
enemies since historical times.
Constant attempts by the Catholics to demand
for independence for Ireland.
Religious
Differences
2
Protestants lived mainly in the Northern part of Ireland.

Originally
Catholics lived mainly in the Southern part of Irela...
Ireland became independent.
However, the Northern part became Northern Ireland
and remained as part of United Kingdom.
Irish in Northern Ireland
1. saw themselves as Catholics
2. wanted Northern Ireland to have a union with Ireland.
Protestants preferred Northern Ireland to remain
within United Kingdom.
For they fear of being a
religious minority in a united
Ireland.
LINK
Catholics and Protestants are divided and cannot see
themselves as part of the same country.
Employment
Opportunities
3
Catholics were as qualified as Protestants
but had less employment opportunities.
Catholics were

times more likely to be jobless than Protestants.
Most business owners were
Protestants.
Many government-controlled jobs
and private companies preferred to
employ Protestan...
LINK
Catholics felt discriminated.
Well-paid jobs were given to Protestants.
Catholics remained poorer.
Violence could easily occur when the Catholics felt
that they were disadvantaged.
Allocation of
Public Housing
4
Public housing paid by government given mostly to
Protestants.
%

%
of public housing given to
Protestants

of population were
Protestants.
Catholics found their
applications were delayed and
those who got the houses had
poorer facilities.
LINK
Catholics became frustrated and had to wait longer
to get houses.
Catholics realised that they did not have
equal rights to get public housing.
Catholics felt unfair which
caused them to turn to
violence.
Peaceful means such as protest marches and debates in Parliament had
failed to give them the equal rights to housing
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

9

Share

Download to read offline

Chapter 4 - Causes of Northern Ireland Conflict

Download to read offline

These slides aims to explain the causes of Northern Ireland Conflict between the Protestants and Catholics found in Chapter 4 in the Social Studies textbook for Secondary 3.

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Chapter 4 - Causes of Northern Ireland Conflict

  1. 1. Chapter 4 Causes of the Northern Ireland Conflict
  2. 2. 4 Causes of Conflict Deep Irish Hatred for the British Religious Differences Employment Opportunities Allocation of Public Housing
  3. 3. Deep Irish Hatred for the British 1
  4. 4. English invaded Ireland since th 12 century
  5. 5. Brought settlers from Scotland and England who were Protestants to settle down Occupied the northern part of the island
  6. 6. Chased the Irish people, who were Catholics, further South where the land was less fertile Introduced laws which limited the poorer Irish from owning properties, lands, joining the army and religious restrictions
  7. 7. 1690 Battle of the Boyne
  8. 8. LINK Catholics and Protestants saw each other as enemies since historical times.
  9. 9. Constant attempts by the Catholics to demand for independence for Ireland.
  10. 10. Religious Differences 2
  11. 11. Protestants lived mainly in the Northern part of Ireland. Originally Catholics lived mainly in the Southern part of Ireland.
  12. 12. Ireland became independent.
  13. 13. However, the Northern part became Northern Ireland
  14. 14. and remained as part of United Kingdom.
  15. 15. Irish in Northern Ireland 1. saw themselves as Catholics 2. wanted Northern Ireland to have a union with Ireland.
  16. 16. Protestants preferred Northern Ireland to remain within United Kingdom.
  17. 17. For they fear of being a religious minority in a united Ireland.
  18. 18. LINK Catholics and Protestants are divided and cannot see themselves as part of the same country.
  19. 19. Employment Opportunities 3
  20. 20. Catholics were as qualified as Protestants but had less employment opportunities.
  21. 21. Catholics were times more likely to be jobless than Protestants.
  22. 22. Most business owners were Protestants. Many government-controlled jobs and private companies preferred to employ Protestants.
  23. 23. LINK Catholics felt discriminated. Well-paid jobs were given to Protestants.
  24. 24. Catholics remained poorer.
  25. 25. Violence could easily occur when the Catholics felt that they were disadvantaged.
  26. 26. Allocation of Public Housing 4
  27. 27. Public housing paid by government given mostly to Protestants.
  28. 28. % % of public housing given to Protestants of population were Protestants.
  29. 29. Catholics found their applications were delayed and those who got the houses had poorer facilities.
  30. 30. LINK Catholics became frustrated and had to wait longer to get houses.
  31. 31. Catholics realised that they did not have equal rights to get public housing.
  32. 32. Catholics felt unfair which caused them to turn to violence.
  33. 33. Peaceful means such as protest marches and debates in Parliament had failed to give them the equal rights to housing
  • shubhishubhi

    Apr. 11, 2020
  • MiaBauer

    Nov. 25, 2019
  • DanielBisrat

    Jan. 23, 2017
  • CherilynTan

    Aug. 17, 2016
  • JosephineChua4

    Mar. 3, 2016
  • LeePHLee

    Feb. 3, 2015
  • rregan9

    Jan. 4, 2015
  • gracetcl

    May. 26, 2014
  • IdaKey

    Mar. 1, 2014

These slides aims to explain the causes of Northern Ireland Conflict between the Protestants and Catholics found in Chapter 4 in the Social Studies textbook for Secondary 3.

Views

Total views

7,933

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

208

Actions

Downloads

328

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

9

×