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Title A History of the Irish Settlers in North America: from the Earliest Period to the Census of 1850
Author McGee, Thomas D'Arcy (1825-1868)
Date 1855
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Boston: P. Donahoe
Reference G470.M145.H855
BIB ID 52557
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Irish in America
Description Explores the history of Irish migrants in North America, from the colonial period to the mid-19th century. The author offers a chronological survey of this period, covering significant events such as the American War of Independence, the War of 1812, and the Potato Famine in Ireland.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Motives for Emigration; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places New York City, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Louisiana, Indiana, Iowa, United States; Barbados; Canada; Mexico; Ireland
Ports New York City, New York, United States
Nationality Irish; Irish American
Keywords colony, emigration, immigration, religion, American War of Independence, politics, government, military, law, education, culture, nativism, xenophobia, demographics
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