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1

How many puritans migrated to America between 1630-1641

80,000

2

When was thanksgiving started by the pilgrim fathers

1621

3

Who were the pilgrim fathers

The pilgrims who founded New Plymouth and came on the mayflower ship

4

How many native Americans were there in British territories in 1500

560,000

5

How many native Americans were there in British territories in 1700

<280,000

6

Name 2 laws that were passed for tax and trade that cause the war of independence in America

Navigation Act (1651-73)

The Stamp Act (1765)

7

When was the American war of independence

1775-1783

8

When did the 13 American colonies join together and declare themselves independent from Britain

1776

9

Who was America’s first president

George Washington

10

When did King Louis IX of France revoke the Edict of Nantes (which granted Protestants the freedom to worship in specified areas)

1685

11

When did Charles II of England offer sanctuary to the huegenots

1681

12

From 1670-1710, how many Huguenots sought refuge in England

40,000-50,000

13

Who was the priest that didn’t like the Huguenots

Dr Welton

14

When were the Highland clearances

1770s-1850s

15

What did the act of Proscription do and when was it passed and revoked

1747-1782
It outlawed wearing tartan, teaching Gaelic and playing the bagpipes

16

How many highlanders emigrated between 1760s-1803

70,000

17

How many people were forced off their land from 1783-1881

150,000

18

In 1775 what percentage of the Scottish population lived in the highlands

51%

19

By 1981 what percentage of the Scottish population lived in the highlands

21%