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German-Americans in politics, 1914-1917

Clifton James Child

German-Americans in politics, 1914-1917

by Clifton James Child

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Published by The University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National German-American Alliance,
    • Germans -- United States,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 181-185.

      Statement[by] Clifton James Child.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD620 .C45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv p., 1 l., 193 p.
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6397874M
      LC Control Number40003173
      OCLC/WorldCa395091

      Another Dutch contributor was Prof. A.A.H. Struycken, who wrote a commentary on the German White Book (defending German actions in Belgium) for "Van onzen Tijd" ("Of Our Time") which was picked up, translated, and published in Edinburgh. Among the Americans who took up the English cause was Dr. Charles W. Eliot (), the former President. The United States' entry into World War I came in April , after two and a half years of efforts by President Woodrow Wilson to keep the United States neutral. Americans had no idea that war was imminent in Europe in the summer of , and tens of thousands of tourists were caught by surprise. The U.S. government, under Wilson's firm control, called for neutrality "in thought and deed.

      Europa, The war, then, so far as the United States figured in Germany's plan, was economic and diplomatic. But it was also military. German representatives in the United States were bound by oath to coöperate to their utmost in all military enterprises within their reach. Increasingly, it was the attacks on England and English civilisation, along with the strident claims by German-Americans and Irish-Americans during that they were the true Americans, those who wanted to keep the U.S. from supporting Great Britain in the war. Great Britain had for over a century been the ‘oppositional other.

        BRYAN, William Jennings, (father of Ruth Bryan Owen), a Representative from Nebraska; born in Salem, Marion County, Ill., Ma ; attended the public schools and Whipple Academy, Jacksonville, Ill.; was graduated from Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill., in ; studied law at Union College in Chicago; was graduated in and commenced practice at Jacksonville, Ill., in ; . German Americans were included in the hyphenated populations. Nothing more of value to the topic is to be found in it. For actual examples of civil rights violations of German Americans and anti-German hysteria, the database, America: History and Life, was excellent. It is .


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The German-Americans in Politics, | Foreign Affairs. "From its founding in to its demise inthe National German-American Alliance sought to preserve and promote aspects of German culture in America. This study is the first to chronicle the seventeen-year history of the organization. The United States homefront during World War I saw a systematic mobilization of the country's entire population and economy to produce the soldiers, food supplies, ammunitions and money necessary to win the war.

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