How Scottish emigrants sailed to their new homes and the conditions that they endured.
A review of the varied experiences of Scottish emigrants in the USA.
Scottish emigration from the 1830s in the context of push and pull factors.
The factors that encouraged large numbers of Scots to emigrate to North America.
Two audio extracts quote the views of Scottish employers about Irish workers.
Brief contemporaneous reports describe the effects of the Irish Potato Famine.
The effects and legacy of the potato famine on the Irish people is discussed.
The luggage and possessions Scottish emigrants took with them when they set sail.
The extent to which Irish immigrants were willing to assimilate into Scottish society.