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From the printing of the American Declaration of Independence to inscriptions on the Statue of Liberty, the Ulster Scots have left an indelible mark on the history of the USA.

17 of the 43 presidents of the Unites States, have direct ancestry to 'Scots-Irish', as the Ulster Scots are more commonly known in North America.

However the lofty heights of presidency in America are a far cry from the beginnings of these raw but industrious nomads. More...

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