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  • 1. Jack Strahle Irish American Values and Traditions
  • 2. I. The First Irish Immigration II. The Second Irish Immigration III. Settlement and Assimilation A. Scots Irish B. Irish IV. Religion, Family Values and Familial Roles A. Scots Irish B. Irish V. Traditions
  • 3. Scots-Irish preparing to leave Ireland •200,000 immigrate from 1717-1775 •Protestant dissenters •1740 drought
  • 4. Irish immigrants arriving at Ellis Island •Nearly 4 million immigrate from the 1920’s until the early 1900’s •Potato Famine •Half were single women
  • 5. Scots-Irish on the Appalachian Trail •Helped settle the frontier near the southern Appalachian Mountains •8 of 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence were Scots-Irish
  • 6. Immigrant neighborhood in NYC •Majority of the new Irish immigrants were Catholic •Majority of americans were Protestants at the time •Mostly went in to manual Labor
  • 7. •Jonathan Edwards’ sermon “Sinners in the hands of an angry god,” is a good example of Scots-irish religious views •Scots-Irish beliefs had a tendency to create a taciturn, fatalist worldview •Patriarchal society •Similar ideals can seen in America’s Bible Belt Jonathan Edwards
  • 8. St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC •The Irish were mostly Roman Catholic •Matriarchal society
  • 9. Traditional Scots-Irish quilt
  • 10. Chicago River on St. Patrick’s Day
  • 11. Work Cited Leyburn, James G. The Scotch-Irish: A Social History. University of North Carolina Press 1962, p. 180. Print. McGaughey, Jane G.V., and Joseph Moore. “Covenanter sensibility across the long Atlantic World.” Journal of Transatlantic Studies Vol. 11. No. 2 (2013): p 125-34. Web. 18 Sept. 2013. McGoldrick, M. and JK Pearce. “Family therapy with Irish Americans.” Family Process. June Vol. 20 (2) (1981): p. 223-44, Publisher Family Process New York, NY. Web. 10 Sept. 2013 O’Neill, Molly. “Food: The Pot Luck of the Irish.” New York Times. 14 March 14, 1999. Web. Sept. 12. 2013. Robinson, Emily M. “Sacred Memory: the Covenanters use of History in Scotland and America.” Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 2, (2013): p.135-157. Web. 12 Sept. 2013. Webb, James. “Why you need to know the Scots-Irish.” Parade Magazine 3 Oct. 2004: Web. 10 Sept. 2013.
  • 12. "You hang by a slender thread, with the flames of divine wrath flashing...There is nothing that keeps...men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God." Jonathan Edwards •Scots-Irish beliefs had a •Potato Famine •Half were single women

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