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    Patriotic Irish-American Facts

    22 of America's presidents claim Irish Heritage.

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    General Richard Montgomery was America's first General to die in the American Revolution.

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    Three signers of the Declaration of Independence were born in Ireland. They were James Smith, George Taylor, and Matthew Thornton.

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    The White House was built with the help of Irish Immigrant labor and was designed by an Irishman.

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    Leinster House, the home of Irish government, is the building the White House was modeled after.

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    A statue of Turlough O'Carolan, a famous blind harpist, known for composing what would become the Star Spangled Banner.

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    John Barry, of Tacumshane, is known for being the Father of America's Navy.

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    Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan is an Irish-American astronaut and the first woman to perform a spacewalk.

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