Responses to Irish Immigration

These four lessons take students through an examination of responses to antebellum Irish immigration to the Boston area through an examination of newspaper articles, maps, songs, and memorials.


"Taking a Stand on Irish Discrimination"

by Rebecca Drayer,South Middle School, Braintree

"Puritan Tears for Fears"

by Jamie Wiggin, Braintree High School

"Snapshot of Native's Treatment of Early Irish Immigrants"

by Michael Larkin, Braintree High School

"Fighting Your Way to American Acceptance"

by Phil Krall, Braintree High School