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Title An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America Prior to the Peace of 1783: Together with Notices of Highland Regiments and Biographical Sketches
Author MacLean, John Patterson (1848-1939)
Date 1900
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information The Helman-Taylor Company, Cleveland; John Mackay, Glasgow
Reference G700.M163.H900
BIB ID 76286
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Looks at the history of Scottish Highlanders in North America during the colonial period and up to the American War of Independence. The author examines various elements of the Scottish Highlanders, including their social structure, culture and causes of migration.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places Ulster, Northern Ireland; Scotland; North Carolina, Georgia, United States; Pictou, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Ports Nova Scotia, Canada; New York City, United States
Nationality Scottish; Scots-Irish American
Keywords colony, push factors, pull factors, religion, persecution, poverty, famine, war, military, American War of Independence, politics
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society