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England led Charleston's "Irish Volunteers" to defend the school.
Soon after this, however, all schools for "free blacks" were closed in Charleston, and England acquiesced.
The early Ulster immigrants and their descendants at first usually referred to themselves simply as "Irish", without the qualifier "Scotch".
It was not until more than a century later, following the surge in Irish immigration after the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s, that some descendants of the Protestant Irish began to refer to themselves as "Scots-Irish" to distinguish them from the predominantly Catholic, and largely destitute, wave of immigrants from Ireland in that era.
"This generation of pioneers..a generation of Americans, not of Englishmen or Germans or Scots-Irish." In 1820 Irish-born John England became the first Catholic bishop in the mainly Protestant city of Charleston, South Carolina.
During the 1820s and '30s, Bishop England defended the Catholic minority against Protestant prejudices.
The two groups had little initial interaction in America, as the 18th-century Ulster immigrants were predominantly Protestant and had become settled largely in upland regions of the American interior, while the huge wave of 19th-century Catholic immigrant families settled primarily in the Northeast and Midwest port cities such as Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Buffalo, or Chicago.
The Catholicism practiced by Irish immigrants was of little concern to Southern natives.Signers Matthew Thornton, George Taylor and James Smith were all born in Ireland.Irish immigrants of this period participated in significant numbers in the American Revolution, leading one British major general to testify at the House of Commons that "half the rebel Continental Army were from Ireland." Irish Americans signed the foundational documents of the United States—the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution—and, beginning with Andrew Jackson, served as President.From 1820 to 1860, 1,956,557 Irish arrived, 75% of these after the Great Irish Famine (or The Great Hunger, Irish: Cities with large numbers of Irish immigrants included Boston, Philadelphia, and New York, as well as Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, St. They were enticed by tales of gold, and by the increasing opportunities for work and land.In 1854, the government opened Kansas Territory to settlers.