The Irish Paperback Book

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The Irish Paperback Book

Item #: CBT-0204 Grades: 3-6

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The Great Famine of the 1800s increased the number of Irish immigrants to North America. This exciting look at how the Irish first landed in North America in the 1600s includes eyewitness accounts and full-color artwork.

Topics include:
• Christian conflicts at home
• population explosion and the Great Famine
• willing immigrants and indentured servants
• disease on the journey
• Irish laborers or "navvies" in construction
• anti-Irish prejudice
• religion and the Orange Lodges
• music, dance, and literature
• notable North Americans of Irish ancestry

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Paperback, 32 pages.

Additional Information

Item # CBT-0204
Grades 3-6
Series Name We Came to North America
Language English
ISBN 0778702049
UPC 9780778702047
Publisher Crabtree
Format Children's Books & Literature
Subject Social Studies
Catalog Classroom Resources Grades 3-8

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