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NYC History- Midterm Essay Study Guide

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NYC History- Midterm Essay Study Guide HIS 280

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Date Created: 09/22/16
Midterm Essay Study Guide *Emancipation­ hodges *Famine Irish­ O’Donnell  Black Tensions­ Racial, Economic Famine Irish­ Religious, Economic  Secondary Source 1: Hodges Economic­ Exclusion and replacement in jobs “Blacks were unable to break into the segregated trade of carting” (hodges, 232)  “He was described as “a worthy man, honest, temperate, of amiable disposition, muscular frame and  good address being a member of the society of friends.” (hodges, 233)  Racial­ Segregation “Protestant churches used ‘negro pews’ to separate white and black parishioners” (hodges, 238)  “… confronting racism in the churches.. one was ‘pray­ins’ … occupied pews reserved for whites”  (hodges, 240)  Secondary Source 2: O’Donnell  Economic­ Poor living conditions The Irish immigrants overpopulation created problems regarding housing and the economy, As Irish immigrants population increased, rent increased. Irish emigrated to NYC lacking surplus capital and occupational skills, Irish were forced to take low wage paying jobs Religion Irish famine immigrants experienced violence against them, In 1831, a mob set fire to St. Mary’s church (Irish Church) Irish dealt with intense anti-catholicism and received a lot of comparison concerning their Catholicism with american Catholicism.


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