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Irish Scots and the Scotch-Irish

John C. Linehan

Irish Scots and the Scotch-Irish

an historical and ethnological monograph, with some reference to Scotia Major and Scotia Minor; to which is added a chapter on "How the Irish came as builders of the nation".

by John C. Linehan

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Published by The American-Irish Historical Society in Concord, N. H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scots-Irish -- United States.,
  • Irish -- United States.,
  • Scots-Irish.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Hon. John C. Linehan.
    ContributionsAmerican-Irish Historical Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.S4 L7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. incl. front.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16405094M
    LC Control Number03005238

      Jim Webb (D-VA), himself a proud Scots-Irishman, wrote in his book Born Fighting that approximately 10% of Americans, or 30 million people, are of Scots-Irish : Cameron Joseph.


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It doesn’t aspire to be an exhaustive history but it does a good job of showing the reader the general immigration patterns and lifeways of the Scots and Scotch-Irish Folks who came to “the New World” in /5(20).

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In fact, some two thirds of the book's text, 92 out of pages, is dedicated to these by: 4. Very interesting book, especially with regard to the background of the Scotch-Irish in Scotland and Ireland and their history with the Presbyterian Church.

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Soundly conceived and written with insight and verve, the book dispels some common misconceptions of the Scotch-Irish.— Journal of Presbyterian HistoryBrand: The University of North Carolina Press.

The Scotch-Irish in the Carolinas book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Absorbing stories of a race of people who created /5. The Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: to by Lyman Chalkley is really the best starting place for anyone researching ancestors in Augusta County during this time period.

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The terms were held monthly. The reference is in each case to the Book in which the order noted is. To avoid the derogatory connotations of the name “Scotch Irish,” scholars today prefer the labels “Scots Irish,” “Ulster Irish” or “Ulster Presbyterian.” Divided into six chapters, this concise book focuses on the experience and contributions of Scots Irish men and women to Pennsylvania from to It was only after the Irish Potato Famine in the ’s that the descendants of earlier immigrants from Ireland began identifying themselves as Scotch-Irish, or Scots-Irish.

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This book was interesting in parts and reasonably well written. It's really a book in two parts, one about the history of the Scots-Irish beginning in Scotland, the Plantation in Ireland through the English civil wars, and emigration, the second about the Scots-Irish in America/5.

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