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Title The Irish in America
Author Maguire, John Francis (1815-1872)
Date 1876
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York, Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier & Co.
Reference G470.M213.I876
BIB ID 51576
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Irish in America
Description Charts the history of Irish migration to North America from the colonial period to the mid-19th century. Key themes include the maintenance of Irish culture, religion (Catholicism), and the role of Irish migrants in wars.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Woolfe Island, Newfoundland, Canada; San Francisco, California, New York City, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, South Carolina, United States
Ports Grosse Isle, Quebec, Canada; New York City, New York, United States
Nationality Irish
Keywords American War of Independence, emigration, immigration, economics, colony, religion, settlement, famine, alcohol, culture, poverty, Know Nothing, nativism, xenophobia, education, politics
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society