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    The Irish Famine 1845-1849 “Is ar scáth a chiéle a maireann na daoine” “It is with each other’s protection that the people live” From the Fifteenth through to the Nineteenth centuries English Monarchies and Governments had consistently enacted laws which it seems were designed to oppress the Irish and suppress and destroy Irish Trade and manufacturing. In the Penal laws of 1695 which aimed to destroy Catholicism, Catholics were forbidden from practicing their religion, receiving education

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    Events and Impact of Irish Potato Famine. The Irish farming population have been left counting the cost of the potato famine which has crippled their harvest and left many starving to death. The British government must shoulder the blame after an ineffective, slow and lacklustre effort to support the farmers and improve conditions. The famine itself started in September 1845 when leaves on potato plants turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly as a result of fog which had wafted

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    What I found most interesting about the Guns, Germs and Steel episode: Into the Tropics was how the European colonists thrived in the similar ecological and environmental area around the Tropic of Capricorn around the southern tip of Africa. By dominating the native populations with their domesticated animals that carried germs such as small pox, this bug simply devoted the native population which had no natural resistance. During their continued push north, the Europeans ran into the Zulu people

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    The immigration throughout the 19th and 20th century is milestone in history, as it was the time when the population, development and settlement of the country grew. In years between 1881 and 1920 more than 23 million new immigrants arrived in the United States. Most of them came from Europe. Majority of the immigrants were working peasants, deprived off their land by the European government. The government was dominated by nobility and lands of these peasants. They came as settlers, opted for the

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    The Irish Potato Famine killed many over the course of time, 1 million to be exact. There were alternatives to dying in this time of hardship, however, and that was coming to the U.S and try to make a living there. Let’s come up with an example of someone that came, a fictional character other than the one that we are all reading about. Let’s name him… Bartley. Bartley is 17 years old. Bartley is on a ship with his 13 year old sister headed to America. His family had just enough money to send their

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    Ireland had suffered many famines prior to the Irish Potato Blight, but none of these food shortages could have prepared the country for the devastation that the Potato Blight would cause. When the potato was introduced to Ireland in 1589, it immediately became the country’s main crop. Originating from South America, the potato is a valuable source of nutrients and easy to grow. Because of this, the potato provided a steady diet for most Irish citizens and became Ireland’s main crop and source

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    This project examines the impacts on humans and environmental factors associating with the Irish Potato Famine between the years of 1845 and 1852. This famine was named so due to Irish’s main staple food being potatoes and the affect of those potatoes on that country once they were unable to be grown. Also known as the Great Famine, which occurred in Ireland, this famine created a mass occasion of starvation, emigration, and disease. This event in history caused many changes throughout the world

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    Essay On Potato Famine

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    another thing of Irish culture. Emmigration was a powerful and most obvious result of the famine. ("BRIA 26 2 The Potato Famine and Irish Immigration to America - Constitutional Rights Foundation.") A Frenchman named Gustave de Beaumont who traveled the country compared the Irish to “the Indian in his forest and the Negro in chains. . . . In all countries, paupers may be discovered, but an entire nation of paupers is what was never seen until it was shown in Ireland.” The famine gave Irish a reason to

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    The Irish Potato Famine

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    set the Irish economy up for inevitable failure. Ireland had over eight million people during the mid-19th century. They were heavily reliant on agriculture and many of the Irish people were impoverished and living in poor conditions. The Irish were considered some of the poorest people of the west. They had a low literacy rate, low life expectancy rates, and although Ireland was an agricultural nation, they were generally low income. Because they could not afford anything else, the Irish were very

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    Ireland Strikes Back

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    politics and society a major shift had taken place (Sewell 723). The Irish were facing many problems. Irish people were going through a great starvation. The Great Potato Famine of the 1840’s was causing dissatisfaction with the people. The blight caused the famine to occur. A fungus was growing on the potatoes and killing the crop. There was not enough food to feed everyone in the land. Being the main crop in Ireland, the Irish relied on their potato crops for survival. Many people died of starvation

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