Highland Scot

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a native of the Highlands of Scotland

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Highland Scots had moved into Upper Canada after the American War of Independence.
In the years that followed thousands of Irish Highland Scots and people from the Outer Hebrides islands settled on Cape Breton.
Sarah McNeill, a descendant of Highland Scots defeated in bloody battle by the English in 1746, lived past her nineteenth birthday with her parents and their cowherd, Hermie, on an adequately prosperous farm dominating the western heights of Alderney - the three square miles of rugged terrain off the tip of Normandy, infinitely smaller than the better-known Channel Isles, Jersey and Guernsey.
On the other hand, it treated the Catholic Highland Scots and the Irish in a despicable manner, denying them religious rights and creating unbearable social conditions.
The central character was a real life person, Reverend Norman McLeod, who led a group of landless Highland Scots to New Zealand, via Nova Scotia and Australia, over a nearly forty-year period, beginning in 1817, and ending with the New Zealand arrival in the 1850S.
The traditions of the Highland Scots, Irish, Ghanaian, Chinese, Taiwanese or Korean, together form and build our identity.
The Punjabi Sikhs, Nepalese Gurkhas and Highland Scots may have come from different places, but the British Army of the imperial age used them to similar ends, those being to intimidate insurgents and to illustrate the fitness of the Empire.
The Highland Scots settlers or North Carolina, who might have recognised at least some of the tartans and of the sporting items on the Grandfather Mountain agenda, actually became lowlanders in the New World.
Lowland immigration is often overshadowed by the emigration of Highland Scots, perhaps because Lowlanders were more similar in language and culture to English and American immigrants.
AS it turns out, the Highland Scots win the battle for identity within the burgeoning church.
Catholic Highland Scots settlements centred more particularly in the eastern portion of the Maritimes, in Antigonish, Prince Edward Island, and along the west shore of Cape Breton.
On September 15, 1773, approximately 200 Highland Scots arrived aboard the Ship Hector.
But the stone is not located at the grave and ignores the fact some of those killed may have been Highland Scots fighting in the government ranks.
The sun was shining brightly and a stiff breeze swept across the exposed and boggy landscape where 1,500 mainly Highland Scots met their deaths at the hands of the Duke of Cumberland's men in the last pitched battle on British soil.
At 36, Cornwallis was a well connected, career officer who had fought the French at Fontenoy and had participated in the slaughter of the Highland Scots at Culloden.
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