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Though they may not have had the wealth of lowland planters, the Scots-Irish were part of the aristocracy of skin.But ultimately this system, which waxed around 1900, has left us in the 21st century in a confused state when it comes to talking about race and class.An Irish Catholic priest has asked Christians to give up the words 'Christmas' and 'Easter,' because they have been hijacked by secular culture. Desmond O'Donnell says they should be replaced with new words that are distinctly Christian.

But this reality can easily be mitigated by a Marxist explanation of their relative lack of economic privilege.But another aspect which must be acknowledged is that the early American republic also saw the emergence of a white man’s republic, where implicit white identity gave way to the expansion of suffrage to non-property holding white males as a natural right, and the revocation of what suffrage existed for non-whites based on their racial character.The Scots-Irish were a major part of this cultural evolution, being as they were generally part of the broad non-slave holding class in the South and Border States.The academic ‘discourse’ about white privilege acknowledges rhetorically the reality of class differences amongst whites, but in practice this issue never realizes itself in any actionable manner.In the 19th century this was something that non-elite whites might have viewed positively, as the bracketing of all whites together as one political nation which excluded all non-whites, irrespective of the latter’s ‘respectability’ in specific cases, redounded to their benefit.