Activity 1

All students will read Early Irish in Lowell by Doug Preble October 28, 1999 – website (Early Irish in Lowell).

You will also read the following article: "What is an American?"

Each pair of students will read two newspaper articles which recount the May 1831 “Lowell Riot”. These articles recount the riot in Lowell between the Irish and Yankees.

 

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