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A history of migration from Ireland
A history of migration from Ireland

Duration: 05:28

A historical overview of immigration from Ireland to various countries and what immigration meant.

 
Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie

Duration: 01:43

A review of Andrew Carnegie’s life and work as an example of a successful Scottish emigrant to North America.

 
Canada's Scottish heritage
Canada's Scottish heritage

Duration: 01:17

A brief review of Canada's Scottish heritage as a result of emigration from Scotland to North America in the 18th and 19th centuries.

 
Captain Cook: the man behind the legend
Captain Cook: the man behind the legend

Duration: 01:35

In the late 18th century, Captain James Cook led three great voyages of discovery that would push the borders of the British Empire to the ends of the earth. In just over a decade he would add one third to the map of the known world

 
Early monastic immigration
Early monastic immigration

Duration: 03:58

A look at the influences saints and early monastic settlements had on immigration in early medieval Ireland.

 
Emigrant life in Canada's far north
Emigrant life in Canada's far north

Duration: 01:46

A brief review of frontier life for Scottish emigrants in Canada's far north.

 
Emigration from the Scottish Highlands
Emigration from the Scottish Highlands

Duration: 01:04

Review of the context for large-scale emigration from the Scottish Highlands, 1830-1930.

 
Emigration of Scottish farmers
Emigration of Scottish farmers

Duration: 00:40

The emigration of large numbers of Scottish farmers.

 
Emigration of Scottish fishermen to North America
Emigration of Scottish fishermen to North America

Duration: 00:31

A review of the emigration of Scots from fishing communities to North America.

 
Idi Amin expels Asians from Uganda
Idi Amin expels Asians from Uganda

Duration: 04:27

The Asian community, despite being Ugandan citizens, are blamed for the country's problems.

 
Immigration before the famine in Ireland
Immigration before the famine in Ireland

Duration: 02:34

A historical look at immigration before the great famine in Ireland.

 
Irish immigration during the famine
Irish immigration during the famine

Duration: 02:51

A historical look at the high level of immigration to Canada from Ireland and the effect the famine had on immigration away from Ireland.

 
Irish workers in Scotland
Irish workers in Scotland

Duration: 00:23

An illustration of anti-Irish sentiment.

 
Land evictions in Ireland
Land evictions in Ireland

Duration: 00:29

Report on the horrors of eviction from the Illustrated London News 1870.

 
Living conditions for the Irish in Scotland
Living conditions for the Irish in Scotland

Duration: 00:19

Views of a Glasgow doctor on the living conditions of the Irish immigrant population.

 
Migration during the 1950s and 1980s
Migration during the 1950s and 1980s

Duration: 03:41

A historical look at the different factors surrounding and influencing immigration during the 1950s and 1980s.

 
Overpopulation in Ireland
Overpopulation in Ireland

Duration: 00:28

The effects of the Irish potato famine on the Irish people through observations of J Khol.

 
Population changes in Scotland, 1880-1939
Population changes in Scotland, 1880-1939

Duration: 02:09

The clip covers emigration from Scotland, immigration to Scotland and movement from the countryside to the cities.

 
Public works in Ireland
Public works in Ireland

Duration: 01:05

Government responses to the Irish potato famine.

 
Religious and cultural differences and Irish immigrants
Religious and cultural differences and Irish immigrants

Duration: 00:19

Views of a Paisley employer on the extent to which the immigrant population was willing to assimilate into Scottish society.

 
Sailing away from Scotland
Sailing away from Scotland

Duration: 01:32

A brief look at how Scottish emigrants sailed to their new homes and the conditions they endured during the voyage.

 
Scottish emigrants in Australia
Scottish emigrants in Australia

Duration: 01:53

A review of the varied experiences of early Scottish emigrants to Australia.

 
Scottish emigrants in the USA and Canada
Scottish emigrants in the USA and Canada

Duration: 01:24

A review of the varied experiences of Scottish emigrants in the USA.

 
Scottish emigration 1830s-1930s
Scottish emigration 1830s-1930s

Duration: 01:04

Scottish emigration from the 1830s in the context of push and pull factors.

 
Scottish emigration to Australia and New Zealand (pt 1/2)
Scottish emigration to Australia and New Zealand (pt 1/2)

Duration: 01:26

A review of the pull factors that encouraged large numbers of Scots to emigrate to Australia and New Zealand.

 
Scottish emigration to Australia and New Zealand (pt 2/2)
Scottish emigration to Australia and New Zealand (pt 2/2)

Duration: 01:27

A review of Scottish emigration to Australia and New Zealand in the 19th century.

 
Scottish emigration to North America
Scottish emigration to North America

Duration: 02:00

A review of the pull factors that encouraged large numbers of Scots to emigrate to North America.

 
The Irish Famine
The Irish Famine

Duration: 02:09

The effects of the Irish Potato Famine on the Irish people, including death and trauma.

 
The Irish labour force in Scotland
The Irish labour force in Scotland

Duration: 00:21

The views of Scottish employers about Irish immigration.

 
The Irish Potato Famine
The Irish Potato Famine

Duration: 00:45

Brief contemporaneous report on the effects of the Irish Potato Famine.

 
The luggage of Scottish emigrants
The luggage of Scottish emigrants

Duration: 01:58

A review of the luggage and possessions Scottish emigrants took with them when they set sail for their new homes.

 
The Nikolayev Pogrom, 1905
The Nikolayev Pogrom, 1905

Duration: 02:24

Actress Zoe Wanamaker discovers the impact of Nikolaev Pogrom of 1905 on her family.

 
The sea - Ireland's highway for trade and contacts
The sea - Ireland's highway for trade and contacts

Duration: 04:01

A historical look at how Ireland have used the sea to create contacts and trade within Western and Southern Europe in the 16th Century.

 
Transportation to Australia, 1787
Transportation to Australia, 1787

Duration: 02:56

The experiences of men and women who were transported to Australia for their crimes from 1787. Was the punishment justified?

 
Varied experiences of Scottish emigrants in North America
Varied experiences of Scottish emigrants in North America

Duration: 01:16

A review of the varied experiences of Scottish emigrants in North America.

 
What caused the Irish famine?
What caused the Irish famine?

Duration: 02:27

The causes of the potato blight and Irish famine.

 
Why people immigrated from Ireland
Why people immigrated from Ireland

Duration: 04:50

A historical look at why many people have immigrated from Ireland and what opportunities and challenges faced them.

 

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