Scottish Colonization of The Americas

Scottish colonization of the Americas comprised a number of failed or abandoned Scottish settlements in North America, a colony at Darien, Panama, and a number of wholly or largely Scottish settlements made after the Acts of Union 1707, and those made by the enforced resettlement after the Battle of Culloden and the Highland Clearances.

Read more about Scottish Colonization Of The Americas:  Vinland Expedition (c. 1010), Nova Scotia (1621), East New Jersey (1683), Stuarts Town, Carolina (1684), Darien Scheme (1695), Darien, Georgia (1735), See Also

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