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date: 26 May 2022

Irish Americans. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Dale T. KnobelDale T. Knobel

Irish immigrants and their descendants virtually defined the American conception of “ethnic group.” The Irish were the first European people to substantially challenge English cultural dominance in colonial America, to spark significant Anglo-American hostility, to develop a rich array of community institutions, and to demonstrate that ethnicity could have long-lasting social and demographic consequences.... ...

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