Boyne River - Protestant King William of Orange defeated the Irish at a bloody battle on this river.
London, England - Where the British Prime Minister, his advisers, and Parliament passed the laws which turned the potato blight into the potato famine.
Fergus River - The British military escorted ships loaded with grain and livestock down this river to export to London.
The Potato - Considered to be a dietary staple for most of Ireland's inhabitants.
The Corn Laws - Legislation that categorized a specific grain.
Poor Law Union Workhouses - The place of last resort for the destitute.
Soup Kitchens - This was established by Sir Charles Trevelyan to ward off immediate starvation.
Skibberdeen - An isolated hamlet in County Cork.
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