German Americans by Nichol Bryan

By Nichol Bryan

Offers info at the background of Germany and at the customs, language, faith, and stories of German americans.

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Germany is very much a part of America. Its people and culture have helped make the United States what it is today. For many Americans, their German roots are just one part of their distant heritage. Others strongly identify with their German background, carrying on many German traditions in the United States. 29 One Nation One Nation One Nation One Nation One Nation Glossary allies - people or countries that agree to help each other in times of need. During World War II, Great Britain, France, the United States, and the Soviet Union were called the Allies.

Heritage - the handing down of something from one generation to the next. immigration - entry into another country to live. People who immigrate are called immigrants. prejudice - hatred of a particular group based on factors such as race or religion. rebel - to disobey an authority or the government. redemptioners - poor Europeans who allowed the ship’s captain to sell them when they arrived in America. Redemptioners worked until their purchase price was paid. Reformation - a religious movement in the sixteenth century.

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