Irish Immigrants in California
Examines the history and geography, or the places of settlement, of the Irish in California.
# 47314 | 1,287 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Feb 03, 2004 in History (U.S. After 1865) , History (U.S. Setting up the Infrastructure 1865-1900) , History (U.S. The Young Nation 1800-1848) , Ethnic Studies (General) , Hot Topics (Immigration)
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This paper looks at the history and impact on the American West of the Irish immigration to Northern California. Information regarding the cities the Irish preferred to settle in, the cities they came from, the positions they held, and their political and community contributions is provided in this paper.
From the Paper:"Some of the Irish settled south of Monterey and became prosperous agriculturalists while others settled to the north in Santa Clara and in Lucas Valley which is north of the San Francisco Golden Gate and became successful farmers. (Doyle) Ultimately, the San Francisco Bay Area became a prime area of settlement for Irish immigrants. (Doyle) The book explains that California was often the second place of settlement for many Irish immigrants. (Doyle) Quite often the Irish settlers had attempted to settle in more urban areas and had more knowledge of urban life than other foreign settlers and Americans who lived in more rural areas."
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