Taste of Texas:Norway

By:Harini Lenin

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Push Factors

-Social Betterments

-Economic Opportunity

-Freedom of Religion

Pull Factors

-Change of Setting

-Native Americans

-Discrimination

-Loss of Culture

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Major Foods of Norway:

Norway was a place of many foods.A few are listed below;

3 Norwegian Foods

Important People

Johannes Norboe

-First Norwegian settler in Texas

-Came her with her family

-Came here because of economic depression

-Wrote of the opportunities that came in Texas

-Talked of freedom of religion


-Was in contact with Cleng Peerson

Johan Reinert Reiersen

-Was sponsored to find settlements

-Looked for settlements in the a Republic of Texas

-Wrote and published books

-Immigrated to Texas after inspecting it for settlements

-Started first real colony after annexation of Texas

-Colony was in Henderson County

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Cleng Peerson

--Led the first Nowegians to the U.S

-Settled to Northern New York

-Had another settlement near Illinois

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Cultures and Customs

Wore Viking clothes

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St. Stephens Day

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Easter

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Influences

-Clang Peerson brought first immigrants

-had an influence on Norwegians coming to Texas.

-Johannes Norboe greatly affected the amount of Norwegian immigrants to Texas

Why Texas is Better of With Immigration

-Without immigration,Texas would have no people

-Texas would not be a part of the US

-Texas is an immigrant country

-Texas would not have been discovered

-Texas is a state of immigration

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