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The Darien Scheme: A Scottish Attempt to Colonize Panama - Kilts-n-Stuff.com
The Darien Scheme — A Scottish Attempt to Colonize Panama The Darien Scheme was an unsuccessful attempt by the Scotland to establish a colony on the Isthmus of Panama in the 1690s. William Paterson was born in Tinwald in Dumfriesshire in 1658. He made his first fortune through international trade, traveling extensively throughout the America’s[...]