The Potato Famine of 1845
The Germans and Irish are the two largest non-English immigrant groups to the colonies, respectively. I do not remember the reason for the German immigration, but a potato famine prompted the Irish immigration. Most Germans settled in Pennsylvania.
The Irish Jews were such a small population (<1,000 people) that there really was no wave of Irish Jewish immigration to America. Additionally, since most Irish Jews lived in the cities, they were not subject (as strongly) to the Irish Potato Famine, which was responsible for the largest percentage of Irish immigration to the US.
For the Irish the potato famine
The most famous massive Irish immigration to the US was around the 1840s due to the major potato famine in Ireland.
the rapid immigration of the Irish into America
My grandfather was part of the Irish immigration.
Because people thought that the Famine is not it America but the Famine came from somewhere there it came from the US and America is somewhere close to
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During the early years of Irish immigration they would bring nothing except maybe and address of relatives and a need for employment.
Was caused because of the Irish Potato Famine.
Irish <Fenian> immigration began and escalated thereafter.
The potato famine is the most well known reason for Irish immigration to the U.S. Much of it was caused by British laws that starved millions of Irishmen to death
Richard K. MacMaster has written: 'Scotch-Irish merchants in colonial America' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Merchants, Flax industry, Scots-Irish, History 'Scotch-Irish merchants in colonial America' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Merchants, Flax industry, Scots-Irish, History 'Elizabethtown' -- subject(s): History 'The History of Hardy County, 1786-1986' -- subject(s): History
Irish and English immigrants brough the tradition of Halloween to America during the wave of immigration in the mid 1800s.
The Irish immigration to Canada began in late 17 century. The reasons for the immigration were, The failure of potato crop in Ireland and World War II .
People immigrate for a better life. They try to escape governments or pursue a career that they could not have. Like in the Irish Potato Famine the Irish came to America so they wouldn't starve.
The Irish potato famine.
There was a huge immigration of Irish citizens to the USA during the potato famine.
Immigration Act of 1990
There were 18,000 Irish immigrants that came to America.
The Irish got to America by a boat. It was then that they made history.
Irish America magazine was created in 1985.
When the famine began in 1845, many people began to emigrate from Ireland, many of those going to America. There would have been some emigration to America before that, but the famine increased the numbers going.