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Title The German Element in the United States with Special Reference to its Political, Moral, Social, and Educational Influence [Volume 1]
Author Faust, Albert Bernhardt (1870-1951)
Date 1909
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., The Riverside Press Cambridge
Reference G700.E267.G909 (1 & 2)
BIB ID 88987
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Volume one of two. Traces the history of German migration to the United States beginning with the earliest settlements in the 16th century up until the late 19th century. The author explores the causes of migration, the role of Germans in key conflicts such as the American War of Independence, the Civil War and in westward expansion.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places Jamestown, New York City, New York, Germantown, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Maine, Georgia, Kentucy, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Kansas, Nebraska, California, United States; Nova Scotia, Canada; Palatinate, Germany
Nationality German
Keywords colony, emigration, immigration, American Civil War, American War of Independence, Pennsylvania Dutch, Lutheranism, American Indians, agriculture, industry
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
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