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Title German Achievements in America: A Tribute to the Memory of the Men and Women Who Worked, Fought and Died for the Welfare of This Country; and a Recognition of the Living Who With Equal Enterprise, Genius and Patriotism Helped in the Making of our United States
Author Cronau, Rudolf (1855-1939)
Date 1916
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information R. Cronau, New York
Reference G700.C947.G916
BIB ID 160672
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Charts the history of German migration to the United States, from the colonial era to the early 20th century. Areas which the author examines include the causes of emigration from Germany, early settlements, and the role of German-Americans in the American War of Independence, the settlement of the West, and the development of America during the 19th century.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places New Amsterdam, New Netherland, Dutch Republic; New York City, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, St. Louis, Missouri, Washington D.C., United States; Germany
Nationality German
People von Stueben, Friedrich Wilhelm
Keywords immigration, emigration, colony, push factors, settlement, patriotism, American Civil War, American War of Independence, agriculture, industry, ethnic organisation, engineering, culture, music, women, art, drama, newspaper
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Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society