01. From 1820 to 1860, almost 2 million Irish immigrants came to America to escape “The Great Hunger.” Question: What is one reason colonists came to America? a. civil rights
b. economic opportunity
c. free food and land
d. religious orthodoxy 02. The “Know-Nothings” (1850s) was a group of native-born Americans which tried to stop Irish immigration. The “Know-Nothings” thought that the Irish were “alien” and would not support US democracy because of the Irish Catholic religion. The “Know-Nothings” became too violent and failed. Question: (In the 1950s), what movement tried to end racial discrimination? a. the America First movement
b. the civil rights movement
c. the civil war movement
d. the self-reliance movement Please visit us on the web at uscitizenpod.com where you will find a 10 question quiz PDF in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish American Heritage Month and also many other resources including the #NoBanNoWall Citizenship quizzes. #RefugeesWelcome #ImmigrantsWelcome Happy St. Patrick’s Day!