What happened to the O’ or the Mac? (via Breise! Breise!)

What happened to the O' or the Mac? A friend of mine who is a social studies teacher showed me a picture of a cartoon used to discriminate against a specific social group of the mid 1800's. The cartoon is from Alien Menace, an online history lesson by Michael O'Malley, Associate Professor of History and Art History at George Mason University. The lesson is a hard one, especially if you are Irish. The cartoon is of a man standing at a podium yelling , crowds standing either side of … Read More

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