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GERMAN EMIGRANTS When and why did the Germans move to the USA? Many Germans left Europe (1683-1983) in hope of a better life in the USA. In this early.

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2 GERMAN EMIGRANTS

3 When and why did the Germans move to the USA? Many Germans left Europe ( ) in hope of a better life in the USA. In this early period, German immigrants came from the states of Pfalz, Baden Württenberg, Hessen and the bishoprics (Bistümer) Osnabrück, Münster and Mainz.

4 MAP OF GERMAN EMIGRANTS This is a map of the United States of America. In the blue-marked states, there are most of the Germans who have moved to the USA.

5 Their jobs German businesses such as the lager beer industry. Very few German women had jobs in a factory or worked as clerks. They also worked as bakers, domestic workers, hotel keepers, laundry workers, saloon keepers, tailors and nurses!

6 Religion Most Germans immigrants were Protestants: perhaps a third of German immigrants were Catholics and around were Jewish. There were considerable problems with the Lutheran community in the USA,.

7 By Johanna& Stephanie

8 Thanks for your attention!... Do you have Any questions?


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