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The Treaty of Union 1689-1740 By Iain Johnston

The Treaty of Union 1689-1740
by Iain Johnston

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The Treaty of Union 1689-1740 by Iain Johnston

The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the revised Higher History syllabus. Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both essay-based and source-based questions successfully. This book investigates the political and economic changes in Scotland during this period, looking at: the constitutional, social and religious situation in 1689; causes of the worsening relationship with England, including the Navigation Acts, Darien scheme, foreign wars and famine; the arguments for and against Union with England, including religious and economic considerations and the accessibility of colonies; the issue of Scottish identity and the varied attitudes within Scotland toward Union; reasons why the Treaty of Union was passed; the impact of Union in Scotland and the role that the Union played in the development of Scottish identity.

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About Iain Johnston

Iain Johnston is Principal Teacher of Social Subjects at Plockton High School. He is currently Convenor of the History National Assessment Panel (2009-10) and an Advanced Higher History Marker & Vetter for the SQA.

Table of Contents

1. Problems in Anglo-Scottish Relations 1689-1705 2. Arguments for the Union 3. Arguments Against the Union 4. The Question of Bribery 5. The Passing of the Terms of Union in the Scottish Parliament 6. The Terms of Union 7. The Effects of Union 8. Conclusion - why did the Treaty of Union in 1707 happen? Timeline Glossary Bibliography

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The Treaty of Union 1689-1740 by Iain Johnston
Iain Johnston
New Higher History
Used - Well Read
Hodder Education
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