A Short account of the emigration from the highlands of Scotland to North America
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A Short account of the emigration from the highlands of Scotland to North America and the establishment of the Catholic diocese of Upper Canada : with an appendix.

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Published by [s.n.] in Kingston, Upper Canada [Ont.] .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Ontario -- History.,
  • Scottish Canadians -- History.,
  • Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 36081
ContributionsMacdonell, Alexander, 1762-1840.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (31 fr.).
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18898860M
ISBN 100665360819

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This is an account of what happened to the thousands of people who left the Scottish Highlands to make a new life in the United States and Canada. North America. Scotland -- Highlands. Emigration -- History; Highland Region (Scotland) North America; # Scots--North America--History\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Scot, investigate the forces behind emigration and explain the types of emigration to British North America from As will be seen, its conclusion is that Scottish 1J. M. Bumsted, The People’s Clearance: Highland Emigration to British North America Author: Beth Pryor. The People's Clearance: Highland Emigration to British North America, J. M. Bumsted Snippet view - The people's clearance: Highland emigration to British North America, /5(1).   Once in North America, the Highlanders tended to be clannish and moved in extended family groups, unlike immigrants from the Lowlands who moved as individuals or in groups of a few families. The Gaelic-speaking Highlanders tended to settle on the North American frontier, whereas the Lowlanders merged with the English on the s: 4.

  His research interests are mainly Scottish emigration and maritime Scotland between and He is the author of Scottish Emigration to Colonial America, (Georgia), Scottish Trade with Colonial Charleston, , and many additional volumes on Scottish emigration overseas in the early modern period/5(2). Emigration. M'Millans in the Scottish Diaspora. Even before the "Scottish diaspora" MacMillans were among the most scattered of Scottish clans, residing in the Highlands, Lowlands and Ireland simultaneously (see a map of Clan MacMillan lands in Scotland).Migrations to North America were followed by those to the British colonies of Australia and New Zealand further scattering Scotland's .   Low market prices and disease and death in cattle are seen in the records from the time period, a time of massive emigration from Scotland to NC. Another change beginning around the s was a steady population growth. Large scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the s after the Battle of Culloden where the Clan structures were broken up and as a result of the Highland Scots went in search of a better life and settled in the thirteen colonies, mainly around South Carolina and Virginia.

Get this from a library! Scottish Highlanders on the eve of the Great Migration, the northern Highlands. [David Dobson]. The dance called America, -- 2. The changing highlands, -- 3. Highland emigration to British North America, -- 4. GThe emigration mania resumed, -- 5. Recruiting and reaction, -- 6. The government intervenes, -- 7. The Canadian regiment, -- 8. Highlands (Scotland) Emigration and immigration. Scots North America. Other names. British Library. Adam Matthew Digital (Firm) Language. English; Holdings information at the University of Exeter Library. Highland Clearances, the forced eviction of inhabitants of the Highlands and western islands of Scotland, beginning in the mid-to-late 18th century and continuing intermittently into the midth removals cleared the land of people primarily to allow for the introduction of sheep pastoralism. The Highland Clearances resulted in the destruction of the traditional clan society and.