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From: "Kathleen M. Klimek" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Why MX Celebrates St. Patrick's Day(Historyof Irish ...
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 08:49:38 -0500 (GMT-05:00)


Anti-catholicism was indeed rampant and prior to the civil war some of the anti-catholics were also vocal abolitionists. Go figure.

Kathleen

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>I haven't seen the movie, but I lived in Texas for awhile, and I remember
>visiting some old missions and learning some chapels were vandalized by American
>troops during the Mexican War. Anti-Catholicism was very common in America at
>the time, and many Irish American troops were horrified at this behavior.
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>Diane </HTML>
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