The Great Hunger: Irish Immigration in the 1840s

Students explore Irish immigration to the United States. Using the internet and other research tools, they investigate the social, medical and political issues that resulted form Irish immigration. In groups, students portray physicians, politicians and immigrants. They design a PowerPoint presentation about their chosen role.

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9th - Higher Ed
Social Studies & History
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