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to get out of the middle of the war and the potato famine

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Q: Why did Irish immigrants in the US oppose World War 1?
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Why did many Irish Americans oppose the US' decision to enter World War 1 on the side of the Allies?

The Irish-Americans possibly did not like Great Britain

Did any immigrants help with the US Civil War?

Large numbers of immigrants fought in the Civil War, particularly the Irish.

What did immigrants coming to the US oppose during the civil war?

Getting drafted into the army

Why did German women oppose World War I?

I'm puzzled by the question. German women did not 'oppose World War 1'.

How did German and Irish immigrants view the war in World War 1?

German immigrants of course opposed the war due to not wanting to go to war with their homeland. Many still had families in Germany and feared for their families and friends lives that were in still Germany. the majority of Irish immigrants supported the war, but they wanted to side with the central powers because many hated England. Both wanted to either stay out of the war altogether or become allies with Germany.

Why did the north oppose the civil war?

Many in the north believed the south had the right to be independent if they chose to be. Main opposition for the war came from the Copperheads in the Midwest and Irish Catholics in New York. German and Irish immigrants opposed the war and were especially angry at fighting a war for blacks, who they considered rivals for jobs. They believed that if they were drafted into the Union, the blacks would get their jobs, this was a big reason for the Draft Riots.

What European immigrants came during the Civil War?

A lot of Irish came during that period, along with european and asian immigrants

How did German and Irish immigrants view the war in Europe?

At the beginning of World War I, both German as well as Irish immigrants wanted the United States to remain neutral. However, after hearing about war atrocities and the sinking of the Lusitania, Germany began to be viewed as the villain. Germans, although most only had loose ties with their homeland, were fearful they would be targeted for Germanyâ??s actions. The Irish, were adamant about not helping the British Empire in any way because of its refusal of Irish independence.

How were immigrants impacted by world war 1 and world war 2?

They were lynched.

What are three nations that sent many immigrants to the US after the civil war?

French English irish

What are the three nations that sent many immigrants to the us after the civil war?

French English irish

Did the immigrants have anything to do with the World War I?

in those times immigrants were relative with world war 1...because they had to leave like an immigrant those....

Why was the construction of the transcontinental railroad succedssful?

The use of Irish immigrants as workers, the use of veterans of the civil war.

Did military immigrants go to war in World War 2?


What effect did World War 2 have on opportunity in the US?

The war increased opportunity Mexican immigrants but limited it for Japanese immigrants.

How did world war 1 affect Mexican immigrants?

How did it not.

What did the military drafts in the civil war led to?

New York riots. The Irish immigrants resented being conscripted.

Why did socialists oppose US participation in world war 1?

It was morally wrong and an imperialist war

How many men were in the Irish army in world war 1?

None. There was no Irish Army during the First World War, as Ireland was not yet an independent country.

No immigrants came to the US during the civil war true or false?

False - and many immigrants, primarily Irish, arriving in Northern ports were immediately enlisted into the Union Army

What the Irish had to do with the civil war?

Caused violence in New York, when new Irish immigrants were drafted into the Union army. In the South, one of the most respected Confederate Generals was the Irish-born pharmacist, Pat Cleburne.

Did immigrants fight in war?

Yes, especially in the North where the Irish and other poor immigrants fought because of the Draft that was instituted in the North. Immigrants really fought on every side, but mostly in the North because the North had a draft.

Why did naturalized citizens oppose US in World War 1?

how did naturalizedcitizen's oppose to the U.S. participation in the war? They went on strike or rebeled against their businesses that made them go into a depression.

What were some of the challenges that Irish immigrants to the US were faced with?

they were inlisted in the civil war. thay had dangerous jobs and ect.