How did the migration of Irish people impact the United States and Ireland? "Ireland," November 27, 1851 (Document) Chapter XXV from "A History of the Irish Settlers in North America from the Earliest Period to the Census of 1850," 1852 (Document) "The Foreign Element," February 8, 1855 (Document)
What caused the increase of the Irish immigrants in the mid-1800s? Ireland experienced a potato famine Slavery and cotton growing were closely linked because cotton growing required a great deal of labor
The correct answer is cities on the East Coast. Most immigrant Irish settled in the East Coast between 1820 and 1850. In 1845, people from Ireland were suffering hunger due to the “Potatoe Famine” ih that region. They decide to emigrate to America in searching of better living conditions for their families.
Their prowess and patriotic fervor in the Civil War helped to diminish anti-Irish bigotry and discrimination. As the years went by, the occupational caliber of Irish immigrants gradually improved in line with the slow amelioration of conditions in Ireland.
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