Irish online dating statistics in america
When the economy was strong, Irish immigrants to America were welcomed.But when boom times turned down, as they did in the mid-1850s, social unrest followed and it could be especially difficult for immigrants who were considered to be taking jobs from Americans.Being already low in the pecking order, the Irish suffered great discrimination.'No Irish Need Apply' was a familiar comment in job advertisements.After 1855, the tide of Irish immigration to America levelled off.However, the continuing steady numbers encouraged ship builders to construct bigger vessels.
On passenger manifests the men claimed to be labourers; women said they were domestic servants.
Suspicious of the majority Anglo-American-Protestants (a historically-based trait that was reciprocated), and limited by a language barrier, illiteracy and lack of skills, this wave of Irish immigrants sought refuge among their own kind.