Irish Americans (Irish: Gaedheal-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising
Americans ... Many colonial settlers coming from the province of Ulster came to
be known in the United States as ...
Although the Irish potato blight receded in 1850, the effects of the famine
continued to ... Still facing poverty and disease, the Irish set out for America
where they ...
Many of the first emigrants from Ireland came to work upon the Erie Canal and ...
from their cottages and forced to emigrate -- most often to North America. ... Irish
women did find work as domestics, stereotyped as "Biddies," short for Bridget.
Established working class America resented the Irish laborers who would work
for ... Many of these families had come off the Mayflower in the 1600's. ... the war
did not change the opinion of the Irish for most Americans in the late 19th century.
Irish and German Immigration. ... So did an equal number of Germans. .... with the
three centuries of German immigration to America, why they came, where they ...
Feb 13, 2008 ... In the century after 1820, 5 million Irish immigrants came to the United States. ...
native-born Americans, known as nativists, who denounced the Irish for their
social ... And why did Irish Catholic immigrants send their children to ...
A brief history of Irish immigration to America from 1846 to the early 20th century.
... At this time, when famine was raging in Ireland, Irish immigration to America
came from two directions: ... Where did these Irish immigrants to America settle?
Find facts and timeline of Irish Immigration to America for kids. ... Why did people
want to leave Ireland and why did they want to move to America? ... Laws were
repealed in the 1790's and Catholic Irish were able to immigrate to America.
May 28, 2016 ... Why The Irish Left Their Homeland. You see Dunseverick Harbour in the image
above. Many local people began their long emigration trail ...
Irish-Catholic immigrants came to America during colonial times, too, and not all
Irish-Catholic immigrants were poor. For example, wealthy Charles Carroll ...