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    In 1792, the state legislature had to decide where to place the state capitol. The capitol was created as a planned capital city. As a nod to the state’s early history, the capital was named Raleigh after Sir Walter Raleigh in deference to his original plan to build a “Cittie of Raleigh” in his first colony. (Powell, 1989, p. 212). The most obvious influence of English settlement in North Carolina is the legacy of the English language, the English system of weights and measures, which ironically

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    purpose of my paper is to show how the Scotch-Irish culture came to be in the United States. There were several things that led the Scotch-Irish to make the perilous journey across the Atlantic Ocean to America including famine and high rents. It is estimated that 40-55,000 Scotch Irish arrived in America from 1763 to 1775. (Everyculture) The Scotch-Irish is one of the strongest cultures in the United States and their influence has been generous. The Scotch-Irish can trace their ancestry through Scotland

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    well or being able to support your family and pay your bills every month. Most struggle at first but end up achieving this success, unlike the Irish immigrants. Irish immigrants failed at achieving success in America because they lacked the important skills needed to become successful, companies became anti-Irish and many worked low-class jobs. The Irish Immigrants lacked many skills that were needed for different jobs throughout America. Many had few or no urban or rural skills, except growing

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    Irish Culture in America Essay

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    Irish Culture in America I. Introduction The history of Ireland is diverse and fact is mixed with fiction. Through the years in which Ireland had a famine, many people migrated over to the United States in order to have a better life and gain some prosperity. When they arrived they were met with less than open arms, but rather a whole new world of discrimination. I will be discussing the summary I have done on the discrimination of Irish in America today, followed by my reactions, two other

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    Analysis The book, “The Irish Way” by James R. Barrett is a masterpiece written to describe the life of Irish immigrants who went to start new lives in America after conditions at home became un-accommodative. Widespread insecurity, callous English colonizers and the ghost of great famine still lingering on and on in their lives, made this ethnic group be convinced that home was longer a home anymore. They descended in United States of America in large numbers. James R. Barrett in his book notes

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    What I Learned From Class

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    Last year I came across a shocking discovery. One that made me question my ethnic background as a whole. My biological father told me that he is originally from Ireland and at the age of 9 he moved to America. When my dad lived in Ireland he lived with my grandparents eventually his mother moved to America; after the divorce. Since his father was unable to take care of him he was put in an orphanage, since they had no knowledge on where his mother was. Eventually, after 4 years he was adopted by

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    The historical land of Mesopotamia significantly contributed to early civilization in relation to its close proximity to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and rich fertile land it provided. The rivers offered the people of Mesopotamia fertile soil, irrigation water for crops and fishing, and also supplied an abundance of wild barley and wheat for food or could stored as a food supply. The first settlers of Mesopotamia learned to cultivate and harvest crops, which would provide a bountiful supply

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    factors helped alleviate Boston from the middle of the rankings for American cities and guided it to become a model city for other Americans to view? With the mass arrival of people from Europe, why did people of Irish decent seem to be the frontrunners for work in the Boston area? Finally, even though the Irish became the crème of the crop in Boston, why were they frowned upon by both other Europeans and the native Americans? Theses: Handlin throughout the text explains to us in great detail

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    Describe how the city of Boston and the people living there changed  between 1850 and 1900.    Lisa A Burns      The history of Boston is one of many changes and growth since its  renaming in  1630.  Going from a small British settlement initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula  to a busy merchant seaport in 1850 to the industrial metropolis by the 1900’s.  The  changes can be seen in three main areas  sizes, population, and ethnic composition.   The  city more than  tripled its sizes by filling in marshes

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    make a new life for themselves. The immigrants from Ireland were not unfamiliar with this trend in American history. More often than not, the Irish immigrants were met with adversity from the 'native' Bostonians. Founded by the Puritans in the late 1600's, Boston and its people were not completely open to immigrants, at first, which seemed odd, considering they were once

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