This is Our Land

By Jedidiah D. Fox Georgia, one of America’s proudest states, is where we, the Americans, have settled and created an abundant life for the next generations to come. However, we can never forget that we live upon the lands of what was once owned by the Cherokee, a tribe of rebellious Indians believing that they…

Reflecting on Irish Immigration in the 1800’s

Date: November 9, 1851. Boston, Massachusetts.   Ladies and Gents, it is Thomas Crowley from the Baltimore Sun, your number one source for news about our fine country. Over the past 20 years or so I have been writing to all of you folks about the Irish immigration issues in the US. However, this is…

Aftermath of Irish Immigration

December 8, 1850. Boston, Massachusetts. Ladies and Gents, once again this is Thomas Crowley reporting here for the Baltimore Sun, your number one source for news about our fine country. It has been three years since I last updated you fine American people on the state of these Irish Immigrants in our country, specifically in…

Irish Immigration- The Potato Famine

November 21, 1847 Boston, Massachusetts: Ladies and gents, once again it is Thomas Crowley here reporting for the Baltimore Sun, your number one source for news about our fine country. Once again, there are issues with these Irish folks coming to America, however, now the issues have escalated higher than they ever have before. Last…

Why the Conflict with the Newcomers?

September 5th, 1820 Immigrants have always been discriminated against and treated quite poorly as they have arrived to the United States. “I despise the mistreatment, but since I’m the foreigner I deserve less respect. I guess it makes sense, but it doesn’t seem fair,” an Irish immigrant said in an interview. Jews and Quakers are…

Irish Immigration

August 1, 1834. Boston, Massachusetts. Ladies and gents, this is Thomas Crowley here reporting for the Baltimore Sun, your number one source for news about our fine country. Today, I would like to discuss the recent influx of all of these Irish folks. Recently, there have been more and more Irish coming into places like…

The Physical Struggles of Immigration

September 4th, 1811 Information used in an interview with Carl Heinrich (fictional character; German Immigrant) “Minutes felt like days. I was cold, hungry,  and my breeches were moist, giving my lower legs that clingy, uncomfortable feeling. The ground below me was swerving; back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. I felt cramped, there…