The Wendish Culture

By: Rahul G.

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The German Flag

Push Factors and Country of Origin

-Origin country is Eastern Germany

-Forced to speak German

-Were not allowed to do labor in profession

-Had to join Evangelical Reform Church

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Areas Settled in Texas and Pull Factors

-wanted to speak their language

-wanted to practice religion

-economic growth

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Important People

Cultural Highlights and Interesting Facts

Cultural Influence in Texas

-many efforts to help restore culture

-German and Wendish cultures crossed

-Wendish museums carry history

Is Texas better off because of immigration?


-Bring all sorts ideas and ways to solve problems

-Don't use same resources

-Made Texas diverse



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Flag of Germany. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 2 Feb 2016.

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