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Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Lindsey Flewelling

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Two Irelands beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920 uncovers the transnational movement by Ireland’s unionists as they worked to maintain the Union with Great Britain during the Home ... More


The remaking of Irish-america, 1845–80

DAVID NOEL DOYLE

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Irish immigration to America during the period from 1845 to 1880, the pattern of which was, during this period, influenced by four major events. These include the ... More


Class, Culture, and Immigrant Group Identity in the United States: The Case of Irish-American Ethnicity

Kerby A. Miller

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines ethnicity, its origins, development, and consequences, with specific reference to Irish immigration and Irish America. It emphasizes class differences among Irish immigrants to ... More


Introduction

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the two strands of history that intersect throughout Two Irelands beyond the Sea: the histories of Irish unionism and Irish-America. The chapter lays ... More


Ulster Unionists and Irish-American Nationalism in the Late Nineteenth Century

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, Irish unionists increasingly associated Irish-America with violence and extremism. This chapter examines the relationship of Irish unionists and ... More


The Third Home Rule Crisis, the First World War, and Partition

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the third Home Rule crisis at the beginning of the twentieth century, as Irish unionism evolved to focus on a distinctive Ulster identity separate from the rest of Ireland. ... More


Scotch-Irish Identity and Attitudes to Home Rule

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys the immigration and identity formation of the Scotch-Irish in America during the nineteenth century. Two ethnic organizations, the Scotch-Irish Society of America and the Loyal ... More


Unionist Visits to America

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines three transatlantic visits by unionist propagandists between 1886 and 1920. These visits emphasized the unionists’ concerns for the cultivation of Anglo-American friendship and ... More


The Idea of America

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The United States played a significant role in unionist political thought and rhetoric throughout the Home Rule era. Ulster unionists used American examples to emphasize the need to maintain unity ... More


Conclusion

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Two Irelands beyond the Sea concludes with a brief examination of the continued relationship with Ulster unionists and the United States to the present day, determining that the inability of ... More


The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Kevin McNamara

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The MacBride Principles contained nine affirmative action proposals aimed at eliminating religious discrimination in the employment practices of United States corporations with subsidiaries in ... More


MacBride and the Irish Government

in The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893.005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how the publication of the MacBride Principles placed the Irish government in a difficult position. The Irish government did not wish to antagonise the UK. It did not want the ... More


From peace to reconciliation

TD Dermot Ahern

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087936
eISBN:
9781781707616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087936.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reflects a key phase in the Northern Ireland peace process. It addresses the next steps that would need to be taken to pave the way for true reconciliation. It reflects on three ... More


The search for direction, 1923–6

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The militant Irish republican movement in America witnessed a difficult period from 1923 to 1926. Once the IRA failed in its efforts to debilitate the new Irish Free State through military action, ... More


Community Famine Commemoration in Northern Ireland and the Diaspora

Emily Mark-Fitzgerald

in Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys a range of community commemorations in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Canada and the United States that constitute smaller scale, vernacular counterparts to officially ... More


National and nationalist politics

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that the Crimean War was perhaps the most positive chapter in Ireland’s nineteenth century history of governance, agitation and conspiracy and society’s relationship with the ... More


American Wake: Joyce and Irish America

Brian Fox

in James Joyce's America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198814023
eISBN:
9780191869822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814023.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Joyce and Irish America. It argues that the phenomenon of Irish emigration to the United States, particularly in the post-Famine period, transformed the culture and society of ... More


‘Director for International Bluff’: Imagining a Role for Ireland on the World Stage

Gerard Keown

in First of the Small Nations: The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 1919–1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745129
eISBN:
9780191806063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745129.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The emerging Sinn Féin worldview on Ireland’s place in the international order is examined in Chapter 3. Overlapping ideas of the country’s identity combined the role of mother country to a global ... More


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