Tag Archives: Separatist Movement

Women and The IRA

The class I’m currently in, Irish Women and Drama, has given me a wealth of plays and films as a context to how Irish Women have been represented in these mediums. These plays and films also give context towards what women might have experienced at various points in Irish history. Personally I have taken interest […]



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Somaliland Separatist Movement

Although it’s unrecognized as a sovereign state, many countries around the world show their support of the Somali National Movement which began sometime in the 1981. Somaliland remained apart of Somalia, a country on the Eastern coast of Africa, until May of 1991 when it gained political independence, despite the first election taking place years […]



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Independence Movement in Northern Ireland

The separatist movement I have chosen to discuss for my final project will be the independence movement in Northern Ireland. Prior to protest and resistance from the Irish Republican Army, Ireland was entirely under British rule, and as such, made it a part of the United Kingdom. Many, however, believed that Ireland deserved to be […]



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Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement

My final essay for this class will focus on the Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement. As one of the oldest American Secessionist movements, Hawaii’s history as a part of the United States has been one marked with conflict. The island-state was a sovereign kingdom until 1898 when it became U.S. territory. Since then, many pro-independence organizations have […]



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Ireland’s Separatist Movement

Irish nationalism has been an active force in shaping Irish culture (and by proxy, British culture, due to their previously connected governments). Throughout much of the 19th and 20th centuries, Ireland fought bitterly both politically and eventually militarily to separate itself from England. Eventually, Ireland was recognized as independent in 1921. However, Ireland was split […]



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