Irish in the U.S. in the 19th Century

Sixth graders examine how racial categories have changed over time.  In this history lesson, 6th graders discover that the Irish were not considered white for most of the 19th century and occupied a place of racial ambiguity in America. 

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6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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