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The Stars At Night,
Are Big And Bright
Deep In The Heart Of
New Germany!

A few years back, I brought to your attention the attempt made by some brave, yet ill-prepared Scots to establish a Scottish colony in what is now Panama.  Another nation that doesn't get talked about when it comes to colonization is Germany.  At least, not until the end of the 19th Century when Germany gets the rest of Europe's   Read More. . .

Tags : History Colonization Texas Germany

The Darién Scheme:
The Scottish Plan To
Colonize Panama

The Scots are a proud people, and before the Acts of Union in 1707, they were a proud nation.  The last half of the 17th Century was rough on them, however.  After a series of civil wars and several years of famine devastated the population, things were looking pretty bleak.  The Scots felt that they needed something with some   Read More. . .

Tags : History Scotland Colonization Spain GreatBritain

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