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The Irish Famine Began in Ireland in 1845

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Q: What caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840's?
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What caused most Irish Immigrants to move to the US in the 1840s?

There was a potato famine and thousands of people were starving to death


In which decade did the Irish Potato Famine occur?

1840s-1850s


What was the most common reason why a large number of Irish immigrants came to the US in the 1840s?

Most of the immigration was caused by the potato famine, but some were caused when their king had switched to a England church because of his marriage. That caused England to be in control of Ireland which left them weak. Another when the black plague had spread to them from England and the Irish were mad at them cause now, England had made most of their troubles.


The caused many Irish people to immigrate to the US?

Potato Famine


Which event made one million Irish people leave Ireland in the mid-1800?

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Where did most of the Irish immigrants who came to the US following the potato famine of the 1840s?

The Irish immigrated because of the Irish Potato Famine in 1845


The Irish potato famine was caused by an organism that belongs to which group?

The Irish Potato Famine was caused by Phytophthora infestans: fungus-like eukaryotic organisms.


What is the mold called that caused the Irish potato famine?

The potato blight caused the famine, the species being Phytophthora infestans.


When did most Irish people immigrate?

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