There were a number of arguments for and against union between Scotland and England. Economic, political, religious and cultural issues were considered.
With union, what colonies would Scotland be able to trade with?
What did many think would fall with the union?
Why did Anti-Jacobites support union?
The Hanoverian Succession would be safe
The Stuart Succession would be safe
The Tudor Succession would be safe
Why did some people think Scotland would be safer with the union?
Germany would stop fighting with Scotland
England was the most powerful country in Europe and would offer more protection
The French would support union with England
What did some people think would increase with union?
What did Scottish lawyers think was threatened by union?
Friendship with Germany
What did Scots NOT worry about regarding the union?
Money and trade
What did Scotland want to set up abroad?
In 1707, what was Scottish public opinion on the union?