Germany and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History by Thomas Adam

By Thomas Adam

From the clinical discoveries of Dr. Johann Siegert, health professional normal to Simon Bolivar, to the superb explorations of the early-19th-century German explorer Alexander von Humboldt, whose South American and Caribbean travels made him probably the most celebrated males in Europe, Germany and the Americas examines either the profound Germanic cultural and political legacy through the Americas and the lasting effect of yank tradition at the German-speaking world.

Ever because Baron von Steuben helped create George Washington's military, German american citizens have exhibited decisive management not just within the army, but in addition in politics, the humanities, and enterprise. Germany and the Americas charts the lasting hyperlinks among the Germanic international and the countries of the Americas in a entire survey that includes a chronology of key occasions spanning four hundred years of transatlantic history.

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Ten of these ships were to be employed in the crossing of the Pacific. German Brazilians celebrate Der 25. Juli. Unser Tag (The 25th of July. Our Day) for the first time. It commemorates the arrival of the first German immigrants in São Leopoldo in 1824. XLVIII 1925 CHRONOLOGY OF GERMANY AND THE AMERICAS America during which he records the everyday speech of the Indian peoples. He first stays in the Mexican provinces of Guerrero and Oaxaca among the Tlapaneca, Mixteca, and Aztec language groups.

Pedro do Sul, 1856–1858) is published. CHRONOLOGY OF GERMANY AND THE AMERICAS granted previously and forbids all further recruitment for emigration to Brazil. The edict soon becomes known as the von-der-Heydt’sches Rescript (Heydt Edict) after Baron August von der Heydt, the Prussian minister for trade and industry whose department handles emigration. Margarethe A. Schurz opens the first kindergarten in the United States in Milwaukee. 1857 1858 Two Bremen shippers, Carl Eduard Crüsemann and Hermann Henrich Meier, form the Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd).

These letters, 120 of which he will write until his death in 1915, will all be published in the Ontario Glocke and the Berliner Journal. The letters are composed in the Pennsylvania German dialect. 1890–1891 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show goes to Germany. By the end of its travels it will have performed in the German cities of Munich, Dresden, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Brunswick, Hanover, Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Strassburg, Dortmund, Duisburg, Baden-Baden, Mannheim, Darmstadt, Koblenz, and Aachen.

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