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May 24 2011 German Culture Newsletter

There are two new articles on the German Culture site this week:


German immigrants to the USA made enormous contributions to the country’s culture, economy and technology, from introducing Santa Claus, founding breweries, inventing ketchup, producing Presidents to establishing banking, industrial and philanthropic dynasties and designing the Brooklyn Bridge.



Perhaps because German Americans stem from a very mixed community that settled in the USA over a wide span of time, they assimilated quickly into their new homeland and, using their skills, discipline and different talents, had an enormous influence on American society.

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