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Scotch-Irish in America: their history, traits

by John Walker Dinsmore

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Published by The Winona publishing company in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementinstitutions and influences: especially as illustrated in the early settlers of western Pennsylvania and their descendants,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.S4 D5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., iv, 257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23368958M
    LC Control Number07001481

    It was the good fortune of the Ulster plantation that the man then at the head of the Irish Government as Lord Deputy was an administrator of rare ability. Sir Arthur Chichester, the Lord Deputy, is a typical specimen of the class of proconsuls whose solid characteristics have been the .   A new book about the Scots-Irish is James Webb’s “Born Fighting,” a title that seems to support Hobson’s assertion that these Scots-Irish were a major factor in the “Savage South” image. Webb, a decorated Marine and Secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration, takes the history of the Scots-Irish from the time of the Roman.

    * The Scotch-Irish in America their history, traits, institutions and influences especially as illustrated in the early settlers of western Pennsylvania and their descendants By . The number of Americans of Scottish descent today is estimated to be 20 to 25 million (up to % of the total US population), and Scotch-Irish 27 to 30 million (up to 10% of the total US population), the subgroups overlapping and not always distinguishable because of their shared ancestral surnames.. The majority of Scotch-Irish Americans originally came from Lowland Scotland and Northern.

    The story of the Scotch-Irish as a peculiar people occupying a given area on the Pennsylvania frontier is confined largely to the provincial era, and it is not proposed to bring it down much beyond that period. and have lost to a considerable degree their distinctive characteristics as they became merged with the general body of the people. High school courses for students, teachers, home-schoolers, and history lovers. Learn More. Our site contains thousands of individual pages covering all aspects of U.S. History. You can use the search feature at the top of the page, or browse one of the following topic headings: Historic Documents. Students & Teachers. More to Explore!


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About the Book Books about Ethnic Studies consider issues relating to the history of race and ethnicity within broader mainstream populations. Titles include: Anglo-Israel; Or5/5(1). A Scotch-Irish Society was founded, and its annual meetings, like its publications, boasted of notable ancestors and important contributions to the United States.∗ ∗One typical list of distinguished Americans whose forebears were Scotch-Irish was published in Internet Archive BookReader The Scotch-Irish in America; their history, The Scotch-Irish in America; their history, traits institutions and influences; Author.

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The Scotch-Irish in America; their history, traits institutions and influences; Item PreviewPages: Theirs is a history riven with politics, for they were created by it and traits book the shapers of it once they moved to America. The Scotch-Irish appraises not only their political history, however, but the evolution of their character, distinct culture, and social institutions.4/5.

Parker, Perry, Green, Hanna and other writers have collected much of general history and tradition; and they have so pictured the Scotch traits developed under Irish skies, that Scotch Irish blood, once a reproach, is now cause for pride.

The passage of more than one hundred years since The Scotch-Irish in America by Henry Jones Ford was first published in has rendered the book no less fascinating and gripping. Written in a thoroughly accessible way, it tells the story of how the hardy breed of men and women, who in America came to be known as the ‘Scotch-Irish’, was forged in the north of Ireland during the.

History of the Scotch-Irish or Ulster Scot in the toughness of their culture and in the determination with which they acquired land, that the whole Plantation enterprise took on Scottish characteristics and the name ' Ulster Scots ' came in time to be applied to the entire non-Irish population of the Province which include large numbers of.

The Scotch-Irish were also known for their pioneering in the Valley of Virginia, the Carolinas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and lands farther west. The Scotch-Irish came to America from Ulster, or northern Ireland, which had been settled as a Protestant province primarily by Presbyterian Scots in the early 17th century.

The passage of more than one hundred years since The Scotch-Irish in America by Henry Jones Ford was first published in has rendered the book no less fascinating and gripping.

Written in a thoroughly accessible way, it tells the story of how the hardy breed of men and women, who in America came to be known as the ‘Scotch-Irish’, was forged in the north of Ireland during the seventeenth. FOREWORD SometimeagoIwroteforthePres-byterianBanner,ashortseriesofpa-person,—"ATypicalScotch-Irish -OddYearsAgo." Thesepapersawakenedaninterest.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dinsmore, John Walker. Scotch-Irish in America. Chicago, Ill., The Winona Pub.

[©] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. The Scotch-Irish in America their history, traits institutions and influences. [John Walker Dinsmore]. The Scotch-Irish in America: Especially in South Western Pennsylvania. Their settlements Institutions, traits and influences.

For two hundred years and more, the Scotch-Irish race has been a very potential and beneficent factor in the development of the American Republic. Author and U.S. Senator Jim Webb puts forth a thesis in his book Born Fighting () to suggest that the character traits he ascribes to the Scotch-Irish such as loyalty to kin, extreme mistrust of governmental authority and legal strictures, and a propensity to bear arms and to use them, helped shape the American identity.

The Southern United States today is home to people of many different cultural backgrounds, so that genealogical research in the area may lead one to ancestors of various nationalities. One of the principal groups of settlers, however, was the Scots-Irish, a group of people whose influence is still widely felt in the south.

A Social History of the Scotch-Irish. Lanham, Maryland: Madison Books, Johnson, James E. The Scots and Scotch-Irish in America. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications, ; reprinted, Lehmann, William C.

Scottish and Scotch-Irish Contributions to Early American Life and Culture. The Scotch-Irish in America: their history, traits institutions and influences ; especially as illustrated in the early settlers of western Pennsylvania and their descendants / (Chicago, Ill.

The Scotch-Irish in America: proceedings and addresses of the Scotch-Irish Congress, 1stth. The landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in the Mayflower and the part their descendants took in the American Revolution has been justly celebrated in painting, poetry and history, while the Scotch-Irish, who were the primary and principal actors in the movement, have been scarcely noticed at all.

It is time to write the history of the latter.That pretty much sums up the combative attitude of the Scotch-Irish, the people chronicled in James Webb's latest book, Born Fighting. Mr. Webb retells the history of this fiercely independent and combative people from their earliest conflicts with Rome at Hadrian's Wall through their blood soaked settlement of America's backcountry right up to the present by: The Scotch-Irish Society of America Citation Information: The Scotch-Irish Society of America, The Scotch-Irish in America.

Proceedings and Addresses of the Second Congress at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. May 29 to June 1, Published by order of the Scotch-Irish Society of America. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co.,p.