German Americans

By: Jager Slaght

About me

I'm The amazing Jager Slaght and yes I am German.

There culture

Before 1871, there was no single country called Germany. The area was a group cities and territories in which people spoke German. Some of the people worked together and got along but others fought over land and religion.

When and Why they came

Here is why

They came for religious freedom. also religion of there choice. 1683-1800 about 200,000 Germans came to America. Many of them came after world war 1 and 2.

Time on the ship

It was very crowded on the ships when Germans came to America. These immigrants are shown on the SS Prince Fredrick Wilhelm in 1915

Life in Germany

In Europe, many German families lived in the same town for hundreds of years. Men worked at trades or did farm work. Women usually took care of the family and did house work.

Were they settled and Celebrations

The first German immigrants settled in Pennsylvania in the United States. Even today, many German traditions are part of the American traditions. There most famous celebrations are festivals
Germans (Immigration Project)

Recipe for German pancakes

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar

Here is a Pic. of a German pancake


Germans famous game was ring around the rosy.

German sausages are called WURST!

There toy's are home made

Here is something cool, my name (Jager) means hunter in German!