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Why were British troops sent to Northern Ireland
in 1969?
 
Resources collected for GCSE coursework at Parkside Community Comprehensive School,
Crook, Co. Durham.

1. Tasks previously set

3. Reference

5. Pictures

2. Teaching aid

4. Websites

6. Videos clips


1. Tasks previously set on 1969

Textbooks

An Outline Answer

Exercises in Peace & Tolerance

 

BBC (NI): A State Apart, Lesson 2

1. Tasks  2. Notes for Teachers

Timeline Activity

1. pdf version  2. PowerPoint

 
2. Teaching aids
 
3. Reference

Date Lists

Glossaries

Why Did Political Violence Break Out in Northern Ireland in 1968-69? (IiS briefing)

Why Were British Troops Sent to Northern Ireland in 1969?

1. Brief Narrative  2.Sample Essay (Free Essay Library)

On This Day: 14 August 1969 - British Troops Sent into Northern Ireland

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/14/newsid_4075000/4075437.stm

Socialist Worker's View of Troops' Intervention

http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=12687

Cameron Report on the Northern Ireland Disturbances, 1969

1. Summary of Conclusions  2. Full Report

 

4. Websites

Ireland in Schools

Supporting the Schools History Project

Museum of Free Derry

http://www.museumoffreederry.org/history-battle01.html

 

5. Pictures

Slideshow of jpg images (PowerPoint)

 

6. Video clips (wmv format)

Civil rights issues

Housing

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=4359881036084254524

Local government

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-787584774256609226

B-Specials

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=815975586275283253

Civil rights demonstrations & counter-demonstrations

Prime Minister Faulkner on the Meaning of the British Connection

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-8552424824651884630

Caledon Housing Protest, June 1968

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=6022216948085516753

Marches & Confrontations, 1968

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=6125823544291362475

People's Democracy March, January 1969

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-4957303708297435195

Burntollet Bridge Ambush, January 1969

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=5966935233931635353

Battle of the Bogside & beyond

'The Troubles': August 1968 - Apprentice Boys, Battle of the Bogside, British Troops

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-1230025318816970495

BBC4 Documentary: 'The Battle of the Bogside'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxZvyIC0Bb4

Burning of Belfast, August 1969

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=4437977791199727181

'Derry Merry, Derry Free': Free Derry Fleadh, August 1969

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHhPeNv90co

Apprentice Boys of Derry - Derry's Walls

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=g7yolZ_Ga6Y

Republican View of the Battle of the Bogside

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU3I8adtaFs

After the intervention of British troops
IRA v. British Troops (Republican perspective)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59Ma3yL7k2g

Loyalist Paramilitary Perspective on Conflict

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsRkPC38Jsg

The Soldier - The Sacrifice of the British Army in Ulster (Loyalist video)

Sergeant Michael G. Willets, 27, 3 Paras, died 25 May 1971'

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVb3uWL0-gU

Ian Paisley
Protestant Leader, Politician, Prisoner, July 1966

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-8903947926270837295

Opposes Terence O'Neill & His Reforms, February 1969

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=2957657472179691822

Rejects 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=d9uHhLe6WE0

‘crazy talk gerry adams ian paisley guy love’
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=uaomU7NgrOQ

Whimsy

History of the Red Hand of Ulster

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9E2_iPKAJn0

Red Hand of Ulster for Dummies

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=BBz5ml5CNgg