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Title The Scotch-Irish in America
Author Ford, Henry Jones (1851-1925)
Date 1915
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Princeton, N. J.: Princeton University Press
Reference G760.F699.S915
BIB ID 89320
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Scotch-Irish in America
Description Looks at the history of Scots-Irish migrants in the United States, beginning with their origins in Ulster. The author looks at the role of Scots-Irish migrants and their descendants in various aspects of American history, including the American War of Independence, the 'Indian Wars', and westward expansion.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Ulster, Northern Ireland; Ireland; New York City, New York, Washington D.C., United States
Nationality Scottish
Keywords immigration, emigration, plantation, army, politics, colony, American Indians, religion, church, education, ethnic organisation, culture
Additional Information Appendices: A) Ireland at the time of the plantation. B) The Scottish undertakers. C) The making of the Ulster Scot, by James Heron. D) Statement of frontier grievances. E) Galloway's account of the American revolt. F) The Mecklenburg resolves. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society