The Unemployed Historian: The “Irish Slaves” Meme

A questionable 2008 article has turned into an internet meme that puts forward the idea that Irish people were used as slaves in the Caribbean – But is that really the case?

For more information see the work of Liam Hogan whose work was instrumental in this videos production and from whom many of the screen-caps used in this video were sourced.

TheUnemployedHistorian (130 Posts)

The Unemployed Historian looks at historical and biographical films with an eye for pointing out the historical truths behind the Hollywood fiction.