Your question: Why did the Catholic and Protestant fight in Ireland?

What was the IRA fighting for? The Irish Republican Army (IRA; Irish: Óglaigh na hÉireann), also known as the Provisional Irish Republican Army, and informally as the Provos, was an Irish republican paramilitary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate Irish reunification and bring about an independent, socialist … Why … Read more

Your question: Why had the first Protestants to arrive in America in 1620 fled England?

Why did people flee England in the 1600s? Many colonists came to America from England to escape religious persecution during the reign of King James I (r. 1603–1625) and of Charles I (r. 1625–1649), James’s son and successor, both of whom were hostile to the Puritans. … When other colonists arrived with differing beliefs, … Read more

Your question: Where did Martin Luther King start his movement?

Non-canonical (apocryphal) gospels Where was Martin Luther King’s movement? King led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott and later became the first president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). As president of the SCLC, he led the unsuccessful Albany Movement in Albany, Georgia, and helped organize some of the nonviolent 1963 protests in Birmingham, … Read more

Your question: Where did the Baptist come from?

Why Baptists are not Protestants? Baptists are not Protestants but hold tenaciously to the original precepts and practices of Christ and the apostles. Baptists believe the pure Word of God to be sufficient authority on all matters. Baptists reject all human religious traditions and practices that have originated since the time of the apostles. … Read more