october 1873

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  • The Germans in the West

    “Un-American in language, un-American in education, to some extent un-American in their views; socially, and in a degree commercially, isolated from the native-born population, yet endowed with all the rights of American citizens; Americans de jure but not, in a sense, de facto, — they present an object of study, political and social, second to none that can engage the attention of the American patriot or statesman.”

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