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The Dual Nature of the Irish Experience Racism and the Irish America
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The unique status of the Irish Discriminated Discriminator Why?
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The dual nature of racism defined the Irish in America Irish Irish American
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Two waves First, 1700s Second, 1840s
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The First Wave Scotch-Irish and Protestant Start a new life Economic Status Conflict on the Frontier
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The Second Wave Catholic Irish Famine
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Unformatted text preview: Overpopulation Irish not welcome • Urban environment • Few skills • No money • Dangerous jobs Discrimination against Irish • Anti-Catholicism • Political parties and Secret Societies • the Draft Riots Irish, Discriminators • the Draft Riots • Railroads in the west Oppressed/Oppressor • Irish were unique in 19 th century U.S. history • Questions?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course FTS 101 taught by Professor Griffin during the Spring '08 term at Gustavus.

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