The United States has always been known as "The Land of Immigrants." People from all parts of the globe have traveled to America, to be free from oppression, disease, and hunger, or simply to start a new life. Many different people of different culture, race, and religion have made their mark and helped to shape the American culture. One of the most influential immigration movements in American History is the Irish Immigration. During the 18th
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our home (Dropkick). This song tells of the camaraderie which the Irish posses, and how they find strength in numbers. One Irish historian states, "to be Irish is to be against it, and fight for what is yours and to know the value of sticking together"(Walt). For these reasons, the Irish made a lasting impression on our culture and will go down in history as one of the most influential movements in our history.