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Scots emigrating across the world

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Scots emigrating across the world

Scots Emigrating: in many cases, landowners hired ships to take people cleared from their land to places such as Canada and New Zealand. Ships were dangerously overcrowded. Disease spread quickly, and many people died – migrant ships were also known as ‘coffin ships’.

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