The great migration of Scots, Scots-Irish, and North England borderers will average 5,000 per year until 1775. Calhouns, Jacksons, Polks, Grants, Johnsons, Henrys, Houstons and many other families of Scottish heritage will make bold marks in Politics, Preaching, Education, and Soldiering.

French colonizer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville founded the City of New Orleans in French Louisiana. The city changed hands between France, Spain, England, and the United States over the next century, eventually becoming the premier and largest cosmopolitan city in the South.