Germans Immigration

By: Quianna Parker

Facts on Germans

Germans came to the United States in 1820's-1870's. They came to the United States just to work with the United Sates Labor.In 1848 German rebels who wanted the German states to unify under a democratic, constitutional government set off a series of uprisings.German American craftspeople brought their guild system to the United States. These craft guilds evolved into trade unions, giving rise to the general labor-union movement.Until World War I (1914–18), millions of German Americans continued to speak the German language. Many lived in German-speaking enclaves, and even those who did not tried to maintain their native language. German Americans even took political action to make sure their children could be educated in the German language

About the Germans

How did the germans get to United States? How many came? Why they came?

The Germans had got to the United States by a boat. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 46.5 million people, or 15.2 percent of the population, and they claimed German ancestry. About seven million Germans had immigrated to North America. Most Germans came to the United States seeking economic opportunities or religious or political freedom.

What U.S immigration laws or policies were in effect at the time of the group's migration?

The U.S immigration policy was to distorts the larger reality.United States is distinct from other overseas nations of European origin where immigration remained largely governed by the imperial governments or, in the case of the precociously independent South American states, hardly governed at all.They actively recruited those considered most suitable, kept out undesirables, stimulated new immigration flows from untapped sources, imported labor.

How did the United States treat the Germans?

The United States had treated the Germans like they were enemy's to the. There was an ethic group which had included the Germans, Italian and Japanese. The United States had the Germans in a camp. The United States called the Germans Aliens.

Where the Germans Settled

Rhineland founded the city of Germantown, the first recorded German settlement in the English colonies.

By 1710, German immigration to Pennsylvania increased significantly.

Between 1727 and 1775, approximately 65,000 Germans landed in Philadelphia and settled in the region while some German immigrants landed in other ports and moved to Pennsylvania.

The largest wave of German immigration to Pennsylvania occurred

during the years 1749-1754 but tapered off during the French and Indian Wars and after the American Revolution.

Jobs the Germans typically found

Under the U.S. immigration laws there are different categories available for obtaining work authorization. The specific requirements depend on the type of position, the job duties and your qualifications. Most of the U.S. work related visas do require an employer sponsor so the first step generally requires that you obtain a job offer from a U.S. company. From there you will need to determine what type of visa to obtain.