Germany

When did they come, why did they come and where did they settle?

The first German immigrants came to Pennsylvania in 1683. About seven million Germans immigrated from 1820 to 2000 in the United States. They came for religious freedom and for a change in their lives. Many Germans went to settle in the Midwest where they farmed or lived in cities. Men worked at trades or did farm work and women took care of the family and did housework. Many Germans went to the Midwest where they farmed or lived in cities.

Traditions and History

Oktoberfest is a huge festival that was celebrated in Germany and every year people in America eat German food, dress in German clothes, and listen to German music. Another German tradition is Christmas trees. Many German families lived in the same towns for hundreds of years. Men worked at trades or did farm work and the women took care of they're family and did housework.

Deutsche Kulture

Sources

German Americans by Tristan Boyer Binns