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German Immigration

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Sam Merklein

on 27 March 2013

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GERMAN IMMIGRATION
TO AMERICA Push Factors Pull Factors How many came and when... By Sam Merklein
7th period Social Studies Merklein Immigration Bibliography New York City Nurnberg German economy was suffering after the Napoleonic wars ended in 1815 German population had grown very large Germans depended on potatoes, in 1840 a potato blight struck Germany and this led to famine Bestselling book by a German about Missouri, this inspired lots of emigration Young men emigrated to escape being forced to join the German military Social/economic discrimination in Germany made many German Jews and German Catholics emigrate Better conditions for immigrants German immigration to America Email communication with Grandmother Primary Sources: Family tree "Immigration Library." Immigration Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013. Secondary sources "German Immigration to the US." LoveToKnow. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013. German immigrants would receive funding and support from the north-central states Immigrated to America to join family who had immigrated before them Business Where did they settle... Wisconsin Minnesota North Dakota Nebraska Iowa Chicago Milwaukee Indianapolis New Orleans Mississippi Ohio Missouri Philadelphia New York Journal written by Great Great Grandfather who was a German immigrant "Germany Flag." Germany Flag. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013. "The German-Americans-Chapter Two." The German-Americans-Chapter Two. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013. About 4 million German immigrants came to America during the Gilded Age (1880's to 1920's) "German Immigration." German Immigration. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013. 1. When did most Germans immigrate to America? 2. When did the least amount of German immigrants come to America? 3. When did German immigration to America start to slow down? Questions: Where did they come from in Germany... Northwestern Germany Ost Fnesland Hanover Oldenburg Westphaha Sehleswig-Holstein "German Immigration to the U.S. in the 1800s." German Immigration to the U.S. in the 1800s. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2013. Southwestern Germany
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