Effects of the Union, 1707-1740. Economic Political Social Religious Jacobite Opposition . ECONOMIC EFFECTS. In the years immediately after 1707, the economic disadvantages severely outweighed the advantages. Only by 1740 were some benefits becoming apparent.
What did they want?
Who supported the Jacobites?
Who did not Support the Jacobites?
1708 Attempted Rebellion
A French sponsored landing of troops was attempted:
One effect of the union was the Jacobite publication of literature highlighting Scotland’s identity.