Sweets for the Swedes

By Justin Kim

Sweden(Swedish)

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Push Factors

-Low pay jobs

-Economic and social difficulties(famine in food, causing death of 170,00)

-War/Got conquered by New Neatherlands

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Pull Factors

-Friend of Houston

-Jobs/money(Swante's plantation)

-Escape the hunger and the recent conquer.

Major Foods

Important People

Culture Highlights

Cultures

-Walpurgis Night

-Manners/kindness

- Talk softly and quietly.

Influenced Texas

-Made a newspaper called the Texas Posten, which talks about the Swedish culture.

-Cultural yummy food

-has their own place in Texas(New Sweden)

Texas Immigrants, worth it?

Yes because..

  • Mixed culture
  • Many ideas to help the economy


  • Personally Sweden Immigrants made huge businesses that was successful in Texas
  • They brought cultures that most people in Texas never knew because of a newspaper
  • Brought many Business men to help the economy

Swedish Cinnamon Buns

35 g (1¼ oz) yeast

100 g (3½ oz) sugar

300 ml (1½ cup) milk

120 g (4 oz) butter

1 tsp salt

1 tbs ground cardemom

750 g (26 oz) flour


Filling:

100 g (4 oz) butter

50 g (2 oz) sugar

2 tbs cinammon

Bibliography

http://www.utexas.edu/gtc/assets/pdfs/GTC_swedishtexans.pdf

"Texas Almanac - The Source For All Things Texan Since 1857."Scandinavian Texans. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2016. <http://texasalmanac.com/topics/culture/scandinavian-texans>.

"SWEDES." LEATHERWOOD, ART. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2016. <https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/pts01>.

Map of Texas. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Feb 2016.

http://quest.eb.com/search/118_824394/1/118_824394/cite

"Language, Culture,." Sweden. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2016. <http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/sweden.html>.

Texas+Posten - Google Search." Texas+Posten - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2016. <https://www.google.com/search?q=Texas%2BPosten&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=652&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjmqcfrydrKAhUEKyYKHenCA-0Q_AUICCgD>.

Map of Texas. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Feb 2016.
http://quest.eb.com/search/118_824394/1/118_824394/cite