German Americans

A little about the Germans

A little starter paragraph

The Germans started to come to America in the mid 1800's. They came mostly because they wanted farmland and religious freedom. When the first Germans came they lived in Pennsylvania. After a wile when they came they would settle in Michigan and Illinois.

Fun Facts!

  1. 2% of Germans do not own cell phones.
  2. Current population 81,841,510.
  3. Oktoberfest was invented by Germany.
  4. Germany invented the GUMMY BEARS!
  5. The Christmas tree (Tannenbaum) tradition came from Germany.





German Clothing

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Traditions

  • Oktober Feast: Oktober Feast is a 16 day celebration where everyone gets together and has a fair. What they do is have food go on rides and have fun!
  • Christmas Tree and Santa: The Christmas tree is a tradition where you go out and get a pine tree and then put it in your house through Christmas. The Santa tradition is where on Christmas eve when the kids are sleeping Santa come ans gives the good boys and girls presents!

How to Make German a Pancake

  • Ingredients

    • 6 eggs

    • 1 cup 2% milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted




    Directions


    • In a blender, combine the eggs, milk, flour and salt; cover and process until smooth


    • Pour the butter into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; add the batter. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrease for 20 minutes

    German Dance