History of the Union (Union)

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Reasons for

Poor harvest 1690s

Darien expedition

England's concern over Catholic threat


Did much happen?


James moves his court to London

James writes in English

Enlightenment philosopers adopt English

No Scots Bible

Early British Empire

1715, 1745

Scottish participation

French Revolution - effect on the Union?

Nineteenth century

Scottish participation

Highland Clearances

Potato famine

Population growth - england absorbs all Scottish increase


World War I

Scottish participation, and higher death-rate

Compare social conditions, esp. housing, England vs. Scotland

World War II - scottish participation, and higher death-rate

Collapse of Empire

Loss of heavy industry


Devolution 1997

Demise of Labour Party