What were the consequences of the 1916 Easter rising?

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What were the consequences of the 1916 Easter rising?

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… to be executed was Roger Casement by hanging on August the third. Overall seventy-five were sentenced to death, and two thousand to imprisonment. This turned public opinion in Ireland against the British government. This created a new wave of anti-British feeling. Nationalist opinion in Ireland was radically changing. Militant Nationalists began to attract sympathy. There were a number of short-term consequences of the rising. A small little known party called Sinn Fein formed in 1905 began to get noticed. They had gained a reputation that associated them with Militant Nationalism. Sinn Fein’s main aim was to gain total independence for a thirty-two county republic from Britain. Support for the home rule party was in rapid decline. Nationalist people no longer saw home rule as an option and saw it as too little too late. The loyal support of the home rule party became depressed that home rule further away …

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