# Ireland. A history. Part II. Иностранный язык. Фомина И.В. - 15 стр.

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Answer the questions to the chapter and discuss the problems.
1. What do you think Irish Roman Catholics couldnt do according to the penal
laws: hold any office of state, stand for Parliament, vote, join the army or navy,
practice at the bar, buy land?
2. Why was enforcement of the religious sections of the penal laws impossible?
3. Why do you think the United Irishmen didnt have any success with the
government?
4. What do you think the aim of a republican revolution was? Did the United
Irishmen want 1) to unite Catholics and Protestants as one Irish nation, 2) to establish
an Irish republic, 3) to break the connection with England, 4) to assert the
independence of their country, 5) to achieve anything else?
5. Why do you think Wolfe Tone became the most famous republican in Ireland?
6. What in your opinion were the reasons of the fact that a republican revolution had
failed in Ireland in 1796?
7. To extort rapidly the further detailed information it needed about the rebel
organization, the army resorted to the standard military punishment. It was to inspire
such terror that was to set alight the one part of the rebellion that really looked
dangerous. What punishment was it: hanging, shooting or flogging?
8. How are Oulart Hill and Vinegar Hill connected?
9. His speech which immortalized him in Irish history contained the phrase: Let no
man write my epitaph When my country takes her place among the nations of the
earth, then and not till then let my epitaph be written. Who was that man - Daniel
OConnell or Robert Emmet?
10. Daniel OConnell was to become known as The Liberator. Why? Did he liberate
Ireland from England or did he liberate the great mass of the Irish people from their
irrelevance on the political scene?
11. What do you think OConnell wanted for Ireland: 1) to separate Ireland from
England, 2) to establish a close partnership between two kingdoms, 3) to establish an
independent legislature in his native country, 4) to have a joint monarch as a symbol
in a whole? Prove your opinion.
12. Was the goal of Repeal itself still a long way off or not? Prove your opinion.
13. An acid modern historian J.C.Beckett said, succeeding generations have hardly
been able to prise them apart. What did he say about? Why does he think so? What
Make a summary of Chapter Two.
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Answer the questions to the chapter and discuss the problems.
1. What do you think Irish Roman Catholics couldn’t do according to ‘the penal
laws’: hold any office of state, stand for Parliament, vote, join the army or navy,
practice at the bar, buy land?
2. Why was enforcement of the religious sections of the penal laws impossible?
3. Why do you think the United Irishmen didn’t have any success with the
government?
4. What do you think the aim of a republican revolution was? Did the United
Irishmen want 1) to unite Catholics and Protestants as one Irish nation, 2) to establish
an Irish republic, 3) to break the connection with England, 4) to assert the
independence of their country, 5) to achieve anything else?
5. Why do you think Wolfe Tone became the most famous republican in Ireland?
6. What in your opinion were the reasons of the fact that a republican revolution had
failed in Ireland in 1796?
7. To extort rapidly the further detailed information it needed about the rebel
organization, the army resorted to the standard military punishment. It was to inspire
such terror that was to set alight the one part of the rebellion that really looked
dangerous. What punishment was it: hanging, shooting or flogging?
8. How are Oulart Hill and Vinegar Hill connected?
9. His speech which immortalized him in Irish history contained the phrase: “Let no
man write my epitaph… When my country takes her place among the nations of the
earth, then and not till then let my epitaph be written.” Who was that man - Daniel
O’Connell or Robert Emmet?
10. Daniel O’Connell was to become known as ‘The Liberator’. Why? Did he liberate
Ireland from England or did he liberate the great mass of the Irish people from their
irrelevance on the political scene?
11. What do you think O’Connell wanted for Ireland: 1) to separate Ireland from
England, 2) to establish a close partnership between two kingdoms, 3) to establish an
independent legislature in his native country, 4) to have a joint monarch as a symbol
in a whole? Prove your opinion.
12. Was the goal of Repeal itself still a long way off or not? Prove your opinion.
13. An acid modern historian J.C.Beckett said, ‘succeeding generations have hardly
been able to prise them apart’. What did he say about? Why does he think so? What