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Welcome, Spring Registration is Open for Term 1 and Term 2! Term 2 classes begin April 5th. Register Today! All classes are being held via Zoom. > SPRING TERM 1 (T1) > History (T1)

The Irish in America  

Slainte! (To Your Health in Gaelic) This class will explore and celebrate the history of the Irish in America. The Scotch-Irish arrived first and moved to Appalachia then came the Potato Famine hoards to the inner cities in the 1850's. We will delve into the anti- Irish Catholic movements such as the Know Nothing Party and the Knights of the White Camelia through to the 1960 election of JFK. We'll also enjoy some tales, and Irish/American music along the way. We all have a wee bit of Irish (blarney) in all of us! (Term 1 Class)