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BRIA 26 2 Population Perils

Bill of Rights in Action
WINTER 2010 (Volume 26, No. 2)  

Population Perils

This edition of Bill of Rights in Action examines population issues. Our first article looks at the bubonic plague that devastated Europe in the 14th century, killing one-third to one-half of the population. The second article explores the Irish Potato Famine, which killed more than 1 million and caused another million to immigrate to the U.S. The last article examines the controversy over whether overpopulation presents major world problem.  

World History: The “Black Death”: A Catastrophe in Medieval Europe

U.S. History: The Potato Famine and Irish Immigration to America

Current Issue: The Debate Over World Population: Was Malthus Right?

Guest writer Lucy Eisenberg, Esq., contributed the article on the Potato Famine. Our longtime contributor Carlton Martz wrote the other articles.

© 2010 Constitutional Rights Foundation

Officers: Michael A. Lawson, Chair; Publications Committee: L. Rachel Helyar, Marshall P. Horowitz, Louis E. Kempinsky, Walter R. Lancaster, Peter I. Ostroff, Lisa M. Rockwell, Patrick G. Rogan, Peggy Saferstein, K. Eugene Shutler, Russell C. Swartz, Douglas A. Thompson, Lois D. Thompson, Gail Migdal Title. Staff: Jonathan Estrin, President; Marshall Croddy, Vice President; Lucy Eisenberg,  Carlton Martz, Writers; Bill Hayes, Editor;Andrew Costly, Senior Publications Manager; K. Eugene Shutler, CRF Board Reviewer.

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