The Caledonian Dream: A Scottish Colony’s American Nightmare

May 15, 2020 - General
The Last of the Clan’ (1865) by Thomas Faed. Attempts for a Scottish colony in Panama were futile. Source: Public Domain

The conquest of the New World was devastating for its ancient cultures; its aftershocks are still deeply felt today in communities across the Americas. Soon after Spain’s subjugation, other European nations tried to organize trade with their colonists or forcefully capture parts of the region.

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