By William Van Vugt

ISBN-10: 0873388437

ISBN-13: 9780873388436

due to their comparable linguistic, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds, English, Scottish, and Welsh immigrants are frequently considered as the "invisible immigrants," assimilating into early American society simply and fast and sometimes wasting their ethnic identities. but, of all of Ohio's immigrants, the British have been the main influential by way of shaping the state's politics and associations. additionally major have been their contributions to farming, mining, iron construction, textiles, pottery, and engineering. until eventually British Buckeyes, historians have all yet missed and ignored those industrious settlers. writer William E. Van Vugt makes use of hundreds of thousands of biographies from county records and histories, letters, Ohio and British census figures, and send passenger lists to spot those immigrants and draw a portrait in their occupations, cost styles, and reviews and to underscore their position in Ohio history.

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