Irish Americans

By: Hailey H.

Irish Americans

The Irish came for religious freedom and because of the great potato loss in 1845.The Irish came to america in 1820-1860 in port cities like Boston,Wisconsin,Georgia,New York and other port cities.In 1940 the Irish immigrants made up half of all immigrants entering the U.S.A.
Irish music - flute

Traditions

The Irish brought the Irish jig , potatoes , and the leprechaun. The Irish on march 17 they celebrate St. Patrick's day.

Irish Apple Cake

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter

1 cup sugar

1 egg beaten

4 Granny smith apples, cored, peeled, and diced (2 cups)

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1 cup all-purpose flour


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit , Generously grease an 8-inch cake pan.


In a large bowl,cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the egg, apples , and vanilla.Stir well. Sift dry ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake until cake is lightly browned and a skewer comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes, then unmold and serve hot or cold with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


Serves 10-12 people

Resources

http://www.irishabroad.com/culture/kitchen/recipe.asp?RcpID=110

Irish Americans by Margaret Hall

Mrs. Faccio

Pictures

https://www.google.com/search?q=Irish&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=kcKbUcP5G4S4qgHl5oHICw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1024&bih=50


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http://celticrhythm.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/about-irish-dancing/