Settlement Assessment Bianka Cortes
Scots Irish and Catholics
What caused these 2 groups to come to America?
What drove the Scots Irish to come to America was the war,bad crops, religious conflict ,high prices on products , and the rise in rent .
The reason that the Scot Irish came to America was because of the high rent prices
Both the Scots Irish and Catholics came to America to escape religious conflict.
The Scot Irish also came to America to escape the war the that was going on in Europe.
What were these 2 groups seeking when coming to America?
Catholics came to America seeking the freedom to practice their religion.
Well the Scots Irish came to America to escape from the reasons that they were driven away. But, they mostly came to America because of the cheaper land.
Where did these groups settled and why?
The 1st big group of Scots Irish landed in Pennsylvania in the hope they would find cheap land. Many then went to Virginia and the Carolina’s because they could get a greater amount of land.
Catholics and Scots Irish
The UK is where most of the Catholics and Scots Irish came from.
Many of the the Catholics that came to America selected in Maryland.
Many of them settled in Pennsylvania.
What are some of the difficulties that these groups faced when coming to America?
During the years of 1754-55 the Scots Irish found themselves within problems with the Indians. They took part in the French and Indian War. 1765-1783 they also saw and took part in the American Revolution.
When they came to America What were the names of the people that started the 1st colony for both of the groups Why?
Scots Irish_ James McGregor from County Londonderry. They arrived at Boston, and then many of them moved to New Hampshire, establishing the town of Londonderry. But, many of them later moved to Pennsylvania because of the land.