The Scotch-Irish: From the North of Ireland to the Making of America

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The Scotch-Irish began emigrating to Northern Ireland from Scotland in the seventeenth century to form the Ulster Plantation. In the next century these Scottish Presbyterians migrated to the Western Hemisphere in search of a better life. Except for the English, the Scotch-Irish were the largest ethnic group to come to the New World during the eighteenth century. By the time of the American Revolution there were an estimated 250,000 Scotch-Irish in the colonies, about a tenth of the population. Twelve U.S. presidents can ...

The Scotch-Irish: From the North of Ireland to the Making of America 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786422739

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The Scotch-Irish: From the North of Ireland to the Making of America 2000, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786406142

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