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Enemy Aliens: Loyalty and the Birth of the Surveillance State

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the persecution and response of German Americans in wartime America. It shows that under wartime pressure, public symbols of conflicting loyalties — flags, languages, ... More


Cooperation, Peaceful Competition, and the Specter of War, 1902–1914

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces how American business relations with the two major industrial powers of Europe developed up to 1914. It shows how American economic ties with Britain had been weakening for ... More


“Tomorrow the World”: Images of Germany before the Cold War

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter establishes how Germans, in many ways, have served as America's “other” since the founding of the English colonies in the seventeenth century. For the first half of American history, ... More


“All We Ask Is Justice”: The Germans Respond

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

As May gave way to June 1863, German American soldiers and civilians began to stop explaining and started questioning, even attacking, Anglo American motives behind the ... More


Chancellorsville and the Civil War in German American Memory

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Two important issues occupied the thoughts of German Americans in the postwar decades, especially those who had lived through the Civil War: the memory of the war and ... More


Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Brian C. Etheridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores narratives of Germany in the United States, with a particular focus on the post–World War II period. It examines how a wide range of actors—including special interest groups and ... More


German Americans, Know Nothings, and the Outbreak of the War

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The most significant reason Chancellorsville later became so important for German Americans had to do with a pre-Civil War sociopolitical movement called the “Know Nothing” or ... More


: Nativism and German Ethnicity after Chancellorville

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The aftermath of Chancellorsville confirmed for most northern Germans that the hated nativism of the 1850s had returned. The Eleventh Corps was split up in the fall of 1863, ... More


Before Chancellorsville: Sigel, Blenker, and the Reinforcement of German Ethnicity in the Union Army, 1861–1862

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Nearly all of the German regiments that campaigned in the eastern theater of war came from the great cities: New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Pittsburgh. Nearly ... More


Introduction

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is first and foremost a history of northern German Americans during and after the battle of Chancellorsville. Thus, it is a work of both ethnic and Civil War history, ... More


“A Multitude of Complexes”: Finding Common Ground with Louis Adamic

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how Kikuchi suspected that his belief in his alienable rights as a citizen would be severely challenged. A year earlier, Congress had passed the Alien Registration Act, ... More


: The Battle of Chancellorsville and the German Regiments of the Eleventh Crops

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Not all the events preceding the battle of Chancellorsville boded so negatively for the German American regiments. In early February, the regimental commanders of the Eleventh ... More


The German Schuetzenfest and the Culture of White Supremacy

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The German Schuetzenfest was an important festival that combined German cultural traditions of sport-shooting, gymnastics, ballroom dancing, beer gardens, and various amusements. The festival was ... More


New Perspectives in Civil War Ethnic History and Their Implications for Twenty-First-Century Scholarship

Christian B. Keller

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines current scholarship on ethnicity in the northern states during the era of the American Civil War, and, through analysis of neglected primary source documents, offers thematic ... More


Rehearsal in Missouri for the Liberal republican Movement,1865–1870

Andrew L. Slap

in The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses events in Missouri politics between 1865 and 1870 that can be seen as a dress rehearsal for the national liberal republican movement and provide ... More


Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Walter D. Kamphoefner and Wolfgang Helbich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives-both ... More


Introduction

Walter D. Kamphoefner

in Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Introduction looks at the impact the events that followed the March Revolutions of 1848 had on German Americans and on newly arriving German immigrants. The German immigrants of the 1850s arrived ... More


Holocaustomania: West German Diplomats and American Holocaust Memorial Culture in the Late 1970s

Jacob S. Eder

in Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter offers a detailed assessment of how West German politicians and diplomats stationed in the United States perceived and reacted to a significant shift in American Holocaust discourse at ... More


Ethnic Networks and a Cultural Landscape in the Backcountry

Christopher C. Fennell

in Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062457
eISBN:
9780813053240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062457.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Principal influences on consumer preferences in the Potomac and northern Shenandoah region and period included ethnic affiliations and local social networks. “Ethnic Networks and a Cultural Landscape ... More


/ Surviving the Peace: Economic War, 1919–1922

Kathryn Steen

in The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469612904
eISBN:
9781469614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612904.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the conditions of the synthetic organic chemicals industry in the United States after World War I, with particular emphasis on the years 1919–1922. More specifically, it ... More


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