When did the first irish immigrants come to america?

Answer The first Scotch-Irish immigrants came to America in 1717. The first major influx of Irish immigrants into the United States began early in the 19th century. In 1816, approximately 6,000 Irish citi... Read More »

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Did most Irish immigrants come to America in the 1840's or the 1920's?

The vast majority if Irish immigrants arrived in the United States during the 1800s. From 1841 to 1850 the United States saw 780,719 documented Irish immigrants. From 1921 to 1930, 220,591 Irish ci... Read More »

What food did Irish immigrants bring with them?

For hundreds of years, people have immigrated to North America for various reasons, such as to escape religious persecution and to find new opportunities. In 1845, the potato famine forced Irish to... Read More »

What city did Irish immigrants arrive during early 1900s?

Why did Irish immigrants embrace machine politics in the cities where they settled?

The fact that "Machine Politics" existed at all in these cities is very likely to be a result of the massive growth the cities were experiencing due to immigration. There was a massive influx of po... Read More »