The Irish potato famine: a cause-and-effect investigation

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Publisher:
Lerner Publications,
Pub. Date:
[2017]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
770L
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In the mid-1840s, potato blight ruined the crops of impoverished farmers across Ireland. Many families went hungry without their main source of food. Disease struck down people weakened by starvation as the government struggled to address the problem. Would the country ever recover? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did the system of landlords and tenants contribute to the disaster? How did British views of the Irish keep leaders from providing suitable aid? Investigate the disaster from a cause-and-effect perspective and find out!

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ISBN:
9781512411195
Reading Level:
MG
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770L
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Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852
Late blight of potato -- Ireland
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Famines
History
Late blight of potato