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America and the Making of an Independent Ireland

A History

Francis M. Carroll

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Examines how the Irish American community, the American public, and the American government played a crucial role in the making of a sovereign independent Ireland

On Easter Day 1916, more than a thousand Irishmen stormed Dublin city center, seizing the General Post Office building and reading the Proclamation for an independent Irish Republic. The British declared martial law shortly afterward, and the rebellion was violently quashed by the military. In a ten-day period after the event, fourteen leaders of the uprising were executed by firing squad.

In New York, news of the uprising spread quickly among the substantial Irish American population. Initially the media blamed German interference, but eventually news of British-propagated atrocities came to light, and Irish Americans were quick to respond.

America and the Making of an Independent Ireland centres on the diplomatic relationship between Ireland and the United States at the time of Irish Independence and World War I. Beginning with the Rising of 1916, Francis M. Carroll chronicles how Irish Americans responded to the movement for Irish independence and pressuring the US government to intervene on the side of Ireland. Carroll’s in-depth analysis demonstrates that Irish Americans after World War I raised funds for the Dáil Éireann government and for war relief, while shaping public opinion in favor of an independent nation. The book illustrates how the US government was the first power to extend diplomatic recognition to Ireland and welcome it into the international community.

Overall, Carroll argues that the existence of the state of Ireland is owed to considerable effort and intervention by Irish Americans and the American public at large.

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Atrocity, Irish Civil War, Irish Race Convention, American Commission on Irish Independence, France, 1916 Rising, Calvin Coolidge, Relief, Self-government, Anglo-Irish War, Woodrow Wilson, Burning of Cork, Anglo-Irish Wars, Eamon de Valera, Congress, Mainstream Media, Great Britain, Multilateral War Treaty, Visas, American Commission for Relief in Ireland, American Committee for Relief in Ireland, Public testimony, Recognition, Conscription, William T Cosgrave, Fundraising, Clan na Gael, Irish Citizens Army, Bond-Certificate Drive, Irish Republican Brotherhood, Truce, Anglo-Irish Treaty, Anglo-Japanese alliance, Delegation, Frank B. Kellogg, Irish Nationalism, Sovereignty, British, Germany, Sir Roger Casement, Paris Peace Conference, Warship, Britain, Diplomatic Recognition, Washington, D.C., Home Rule Bill, 1916 Easter Rising, Fourteen Points, Home Rule, WWI, Diplomacy, Irish-Americans, American Commission on Conditions in Ireland, Irish Free State, Navy, Revolution, United States