|Author||McCarthy, Karen F. (Karen Frances) |
|Title||The other Irish : Scots-Irish rascals that made America / Karen McCarthy. |
|Published||New York : Sterling, ©2011. |
|Description||x, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm |
|ISBN||ISBN (invalid) 9781402790980|
|Bib. Note||Includes bibliographical references and index. |
|Formatted Note||Contents: Invasion of the other Irish -- Three frontiersmen and their guns -- Them that believe -- American soldier -- Government of, by, and for the little guy -- The Abolitionist and the aristocrat -- Maybelle and the mountain -- Racing moonshine -- American fairy tale -- The new frontier. |
|Summary Note||Summary: What do Davy Crockett, Mark Twain, and Neil Armstrong have in common? They are descendants of Scots-Irish immigrants who traveled to the new world in the early 1700s. In this book, these remarkably diverse individuals with a shared ancestry include: Andrew Jackson, Gilbert Tennent, George S. Patton, John Rankin and John Caldwell Calhoun, Junior Johnson, William Faulkner, and James E. Webb. |
Civilization -- Scots-Irish influences.
Immigrants -- United States -- History.
Scots-Irish -- United States -- Biography.
Scots-Irish -- United States -- History.
Southern States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Civilization -- Scots-Irish influences.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
|LC Card Number||2011-5368|