Poster Title

Scotland: From the Acts of Union to the Independence Referendum

Presenter Information

Erin WallaceFollow

Grade Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Institution

Murray State University

KY House District #

30

KY Senate District #

35

Department

Department of History

Abstract

This presentation will include research and analysis of the formation of the United Kingdom and the role of Scottish economics, politics, and nationalism in the push for independence. Points of interest in this research include: the Darien Scheme, the Acts of Union of 1707, Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745, the rise of the Scottish National Party, and the Independence Referendum. These events will be presented to display that there are similarities between events of the past and modern events.

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Scotland: From the Acts of Union to the Independence Referendum

This presentation will include research and analysis of the formation of the United Kingdom and the role of Scottish economics, politics, and nationalism in the push for independence. Points of interest in this research include: the Darien Scheme, the Acts of Union of 1707, Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745, the rise of the Scottish National Party, and the Independence Referendum. These events will be presented to display that there are similarities between events of the past and modern events.