The Scotch-Irish Immigration to America
Economic Hardship in Ireland (1603-1775)
It took the Scotch-Irish two major migrations before finding their home in America. Readers will follow the Scotch-Irish as they move from Scotland to Ireland, finding their own set of challenges there. Faced with famine and drought, the Scotch then moved to America. Readers will learn about the pioneering spirit of the Scotch Irish as they settle on the American frontier and built a strong cultural legacy. Primary sources and artwork are paired with exciting text to give readers a dynamic learning experience. An excellent addition to social studies programs, this book gives a thorough look into the causes and effects of the Scotch-Irish migration.