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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 Ship Fever By Andrea Barrett
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7/7/11 The Great Famine Image is a detail from a famine memorial.
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7/7/11 Causes of the Irish Famine Phytophthora infestans (potato or late blight) Widespread poverty Concentration of land ownership and restriction of land rights for the Catholic majority British policies, including large-scale exportation of Irish produce
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7/7/11 Leaves of potato
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7/7/11 A famine eviction Landownership was concentrated and most
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7/7/11 Shipping register Large amounts of grain produced in Ireland
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7/7/11 Much was done to The British Passenger Acts attempted to
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7/7/11 Results of the Irish Famine About one million died in Ireland About one million emigrated Tremendous growth in the already substantial Irish population in the U.S. and Canada Rallying cry for Irish nationalism; and increased animosity toward landowners and the British in Ireland
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7/7/11 Anti-Irish
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7/7/11 A soup kitchen run Quakerism plays a role in “Ship Fever.”
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7/7/11 Miasma theory of In miasma theory, diseases were caused
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7/7/11 Poverty and poor
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7/7/11 John Snow proved
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Unformatted text preview: 7/7/11 Louis Pasteur • Louis Pasteur (1822-95) in his laboratory. 7/7/11 Germ theory led 7/7/11 Typus is caused by • Spread by lice or fleas, it is now readily curable 7/7/11 Grosse Isle • Many Irish Canadians (and some Irish 7/7/11 Ship in quarantine • Watercolour by the artists H. H. Manvers 7/7/11 Irish Memorial at 7/7/11 Detail from the • Historian Cecil Woodham-Smith wrote 7/7/11 Andrea Barrett 7/7/11 “I feel obliged to stick very closely to the facts in so far as I knew them… I went to graduate school, very briefly, in history. Something in me is very fussy about that.” –Andrea Barrett 7/7/11 Andrea Barrett 7/7/11 “While you re writing a book … the world makes sense. It brings order to our perception, to our feelings. It shapes and renders aesthetically pleasing that which is normally just chaos. That’s a wonderful thing to have in your life…. When you read creatively you also get that sense of solace and bringing order from chaos 7/7/11 Ship Fever won • Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier won the...
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2011 for the course ENGL 282 taught by Professor Bajo during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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