The Scots-Irish peopled Scotland, colonized Ireland, and settled the American Frontier.
• The British Crown created the “Plantation System” originally to plant Protestants, who were loyal to the Crown, into heavily Catholic provinces, where the people were fiercely disloyal to the Crown because of their religion.
•Next, this Plantation System was established in America to accommodate transplanted British nationals to the New World Colonies—both those desirable and those undesirable as British citizens.