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History of South Carolina

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South Carolina was one of the original thirteen colonies of the United States. European ... Gradually more industry moved into the Piedmont area, with textile factories that .... Such "North Br...

Why were the Scots-Irish successful in the Carolina Piedmont

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They were used to hard labor.

Scotch-Irish Emigration To America - RootsWeb Home Page

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There were five great waves of emigration, with a lesser flow in the intervening years. ... As drought ravaged the countryside, testimony of Scotch-Irish success in ... the Valley of Virginia, and the Carolina Piedmont, however, Scotch-Irish ...

Scots-Irish - Scottish Tartans Museum

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The Migration of the Scots-Irish to Southwastern North Carolina ... wrote, “Knox is one of the most ruthless and successful revolutionary leaders in history. ... Of course, were Scotland to become Protestant, this would no longer be an issue. ..... Land in the Piedmont was even cheaper than it was in Pennsylvania or in Virginia.

UNC Press - Irish in the South, 1815-1877, by David T. Gleeson ...

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Most of the millions who left the island in this period were economic migrants. .... [ 10] By 1761, the Scots Irish filled the South Carolina piedmont. ... After some initial success the rebels met their demise at Vinegar Hill, County Wexford, and ...

Scots-Irish - terms & themes

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The Scotch-Irish are a major ethnic source of the USA's dominant culture, but their ... Ronald Reagan (1980-88)--successful Cold-War president personifying rugged ... xv They [the Scots-Irish] were the original Jacksonians (indeed, Andrew .... the history and heritage of the Scotch-Irish, at least in the Carolina Piedmont ...

North Carolina: History - Infoplease

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The first permanent settlements were made (c.1653) around Albemarle Sound ... were gradually pushed beyond the Appalachians as the Piedmont was increasingly occupied. German and Scotch-Irish settlers followed the valleys down from .... by the successful airplane experiments of the Wright Brothers near Kitty Hawk.

York County, South Carolina

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York County is located in the north-central portion of South Carolina and is ... in the Carolina piedmont, or backcountry as it was called, were these Scots-Irish ..... eventually grew to become the highly successful Anderson Motor Company, the ...

South Carolina | history - geography - state, United States ...

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The Piedmont, in turn, is separated from the Blue Ridge province by a fault line ... land is generally infertile and must be enriched with nutrients for successful cultivation. ... In the 1750s and '60s, Scotch-Irish settlers from Pennsylvania and Virginia ... The vast majority of South Carolina's residents were born in the stat...

Huck's Defeat - SCIWAY3.net

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These settlers were overwhelmingly Scots-Irish Presbyterians who traveled .... Here, in the Carolina Piedmont, the Scots-Irish enjoyed their independence. .... the Backcountry, mercy was not freely given upon successful completion of a battle.

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Expanding to the west: Settlement of the Piedmont region, 1730 to ...

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North Carolina settlers from Europe or of European descent remained mostly in the ... Early Piedmont settlers were primarily Scotch-Irish and German people who .... Their efforts proved successful, and by 1760 Piedmont settlers were sending ...

Scots-Irish in the USA - Mined in Scotland...Forged in Ulster - Scots ...

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"The Scots-Irish were the first to proclaim for liberty in these United States. ... point in the war was the Battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina on 7 October 1780. .... Although the army was successful in temporarily ending the rebellion the .... the North Carolina Piedmont region, they reached South Carolina by the 176...

Scots to Colonial North Carolina Before 1775 - Dalhousie Lodge

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Colonial North Carolina had three geographic regions: the Coastal Plain, the ... The Scotch-Irish were Protestant, as compared to the smaller number of Irish in .... 17th Century the immigrants were writing letters home telling of their success ...