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Title The Germans in Colonial Times
Author Bittinger, Lucy Forney (1859-1907)
Date 1901
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia
Reference G700.B624.G901
BIB ID 84190
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Explores German migration to colonies which later became the United States up until the American War of Independence. The author examines the push factors within Germany, settlements in the United States, notable families and persons such as Christopher Dock, German newspaper publication, the Moravian church and the role of Germans in the American Revolution.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, New England, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, United States; Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Ports Philadelphia, United States
Nationality German
People Penn, William; Kocherthal, Joshua; Dock, Christopher
Keywords emigration, colony, community relations, religion, Moravian Church, push factors, persecution, newspaper, American War of Independence, Mennonite Church
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society