Northern Ireland

by: Megan hensley

basic:

Which religious conflict did you research? Northern Ireland.

Which religions are involved in this specific conflict? Protestant and Catholic.

Where did this conflict take place? (region, country, or countries) it happened in the United Kingdom.

What is the population breakdown for each religion involved in the conflict? 48 percent of protestant and 45 of catholic.

What are the dominant religions in this region or country? Why might this be?  Christianity.

religious conflict between each other:



How are these religions involved in this conflict different (beliefs and practices)? In modern times the conflict is centered on opposing views of the area's status.

How are these religions involved in this conflict similar (beliefs and practices)? Christianity

What are the characteristics of the place where the conflict is taking place (social issues, economic problems, or political unrest)? The conflict in Northern Ireland, which has killed thousands, has political and religious roots that are centuries old.

How and when did the conflict begin? he had began in 1960.

What is the basis of the conflict? What is causing tension between these groups? that they don't get along and they want to fight each other.

How and when did the conflict begin?  when they didn't get along.

What is the basis of the conflict? What is causing tension between these groups?

have attempts been made to make peace? explain what had happened..

have other(ones not involved in the conflict ) tried to help bring about a truce why?

what is the prospect for peace?  The deal was backed by voters in referendums in Northern Ireland and the Republic, which scrapped its constitutional claim to the north.

is the conflict likely to continue explain your reasoning?. Northern Ireland society has hurdles to overcome too, with views still divided over issues like policing, and a sharply rising crime rate.

If the conflict continues, might it expand to include others? Who? i think it will stop because how they all feel about each other.

website for each of them:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/quic...nd_conflict/html/1.stm

It set up a power-sharing executive, with ministerial posts distributed by party strength, and elected assembly.

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