HONR 199-3, Week 3, January 25th Study Guide
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quotAll Standing Study Guide HONR 1993 Notes taken January 25th People to know Daniel Reilly a farmer working on the west of Ireland when the potato famine hit He became an Irish immigrant when he led his family onto the Jeannie Johnston in hopes of reaching Liberty IN Margaret Reilly married Daniel Reilly on April Fool s Day Margaret gives birth to her second son Nicholas Reilly on the Jeannie Johnston James Prendergast Daniel Reilly s cousin who wrote a letter to their family in America saying that the potato famine was getting worse and that he expected a good response from the British government Robert Reilly Daniel and Margaret s first born son Nicholas Donovan the leading importer and exporter in Tralee He bought the Jeannie Johnston to make a profit and create a good name for himself Sir Edward Denny controls much of the town of Tralee to the annoyance of Donovan Henry Grey British colonial secretary who developed a scheme to pay for the Irish peoples immigration out of Ireland and have them work in the British North American timber region John Russell the prime minister who committed to Henry Grey s plan Charles Trevelyan a civil servant appointed assistant to the Treasury He also approved of Grey s plan and wrote articles encouraging Irish immigration to North America John Munn a very respected boatbuilder who built the Jeannie Johnston and England He lived in Quebec City George Mellis Douglas a doctor and medical superintendent for the Grosse e quarantine station He determined if entering immigrants were sick He was trying to prevent an epidemic occurring on the mainland of North America Lord Elgin governor general of Canada Worried about where he will house the immigrants once they arrive in Canada Edward Twistleton his job was to regulate the Poor Laws for Ireland He came up with work forfood schemes that forced starving Irish people to partake in hard labor for food Many of the starving Irishmen were too weak to complete their tasks Matthew Armstrong a wellknown veteran of the Patriots War He became captain of the Jeannie for her first journey Captain James Attridge a cork native and cousin to Donovan He was asked by Donovan to captain the Jeannie Johnston He was a wellknown respected sea captain one of Irelands best He expected obedience discipline and precision from the crew mates on his ship Thomas Campion first mate of the Jeannie Johnston He was from northeastern England John Bayli the carpenter for the Jeannie Johnston Andrew Combe a physician who observed the conditions of an immigrant vessel He died shortly after his return from New York He knew that the lack of cleanliness proper sustenance and attempts to stop the spread of disease was the main contributor to the deaths of so many immigrants Nicholas Richard James Thomas William John Gabriel Carls Michael John Alexander Trabaret Archibald Cornelius Hugh Arther Edward Johnston Reilly the second son of Daniel and Margaret Reilly He was born on the Jeannie Johnston Richard Blennerhassett a forward thinking doctor who agreed with Andrew Combe He traveled with many Irish immigrants on the Jeannie Johnston and succeeded in keeping everyone on the ship alive Cecilia Bunberrv wife of Nichols Reilly James O Brien Cecilia s brotherinlaw who s behavior is sometimes questionable Terms Potato Famine the 1840 s epidemic that killed thousands of Irish people It caused thousands to immigrate to North America Phytophthora nfestans a funguslike microorganism that releases millions of tiny spores that germinate on plants causing a collapse of the plants cellulose This was responsible for the destruction of the potatoes Providentialism the belief that every occurrence is a result of God s will This belief led to many people thinking that the Irish people have displeased God in some way because of the punishment God was giving them quotFamine Refugees the people who were forced out of their homeland due to the destruction of their potato crops Jeannie Johnston the ship made by John Munn Some might say this is the main character of the book Bargue a term for an immigrant ship Tvphus Pandemic an infectious disease transmitted by lice deadly to famine victims Symptoms are not seen at first quotCoffin Ships the ships that held Irish immigrants on their way to North America They were called this became of the alarming immigrant death rates Places Tralee Ireland Daniel lived in a farming communityjust outside the city of Tralee County Kerry Daniels native country where the famine hit the hardest Quebec City Canada John Munn s home Grosse Ile the island were the immigrant ships were inspected for diseases Irish immigrants were not allowed to enter the mainland of North America if they were dubbed unhealthy by George Douglas Liverpool a port where the Jeannie Johnston set off led by captain James Attridge Liberty Indiana the end destination for the Reilly family they have family who lives there Fergus Falls MN where Nicholas Cecilia and James moved to work for James new saloon Silver Creek MI Reilly s objective
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