Cheers to History Posts

“Hey Peter, you mind pouring me glass?” “Sure thing, Jesus. What are you drinking?” “I’m open. What do we have?” That question has baffled scholars and historians for generations: What…

Ancient History

Immigration

  The immigrant waves continued to crash against the American shores throughout the latter half of the 19th Century. By 1855, one third of every adult in Boston had been…

Immigration

Escaping the potato blight, the ensuing famine (An Gorta Mór) and English persecution, those Irish able to scrape together fare to the New World usually found themselves crammed into vermin…

Immigration

“Immigration numbers are FIVE times greater than just ten years ago! And these aren’t the best and brightest coming over. No, these are poor, uneducated peasants coming from sh*thole famine-ravaged…

Immigration