Fenianism in North America

  title={Fenianism in North America},
  author={W. S. Neidhardt},

The Irish Republic: Reconstructing Liberty, Right Principles, and the Fenian Brotherhood

This essay is an attempt to rescue from relative obscurity a proFenian newspaper, the Irish Republic, published in Chicago from May 1867 until April 1868. In that year operations were moved to New

John O’Keeffe and the Fenian Brotherhood in the American West and Midwest, 1866–1890

In the course of reminiscing about the Fenian invasion of Canada in 1866, Captain John O’Keeffe, a prominent activist and recruiter for the group, declared that the Fenian Brotherhood was “the

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Combat, Memory and Remembrance in Confederation Era Canada: The Hidden History of the Battle of Ridgeway, June 2, 1866

On June 1, 1866, one thousand heavily-armed Irish-American Fenian insurgents invaded Upper Canada across the Niagara River from Buffalo, NY. The next day near the town of Ridgeway, 800 Fenians

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Much has been written about the ordering principle known as “unipolarity” in international politics. Ever since the prospect of “systemic change” first began to be glimpsed in the immediate aftermath

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Irish American transnational revolutionaries : the Fenian invasion of Canada, 1866

notion of Irish working class unity reflecting some ―psychological wage‖ of becoming white, the concrete concerns, as epitomized in the Fenian movement, was to utilize and focus working class Irish