Advantages of the Scots over the British

August 31, 2009

The Scots lack of class consciousness allowed them to treat Indians, Metes, and French, whom they dealt with, with respect and good will. The Scots were use to harsh living conditions. The Scots were better educated than the British. The Auld Alliance between the Scots and French against their mutual enemy the British. Many Scots were bilingual, speaking English and Gaelic – and more adapt at learning other languages such as the French language and a range of Indian languages.
SIR JOHN MACDONALD
June 6, 1891, Sir John MacDonald, died. MacDonald was considered to be the architect of the Confederation of Canada
and served twice as the first Prime Minister of Canada, between 1867-73 and 1878-91.

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