Good Reads

Quirky Facts about America

I recognise every word, but I have no idea what you’re saying’ Pennsylvania Dutch language, which isn’t actually Dutch…

What’s a Cajun? The Acadian history of current day Cajuns

Is it soda or pop? 27 different maps on the different way Americans do things

Unique Stories from American History

Multicultural America – a great listing of almost all subgroups of Americans and their history in America

Go for Broke – History of the All Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team, WW2

Who Built America’s Railroad? A brief article on the Chinese laborers who helped build America’s railroads.

Scandinavian America – how they came to settle in America, with the largest Norwegian American festival in South Dakota: Norsk Høstfest

Stoughton, Wisconsin, usually hosts a 17 May heritage festival

Mohawk Dutch – Interesting little nugget of history about the Mohawk Dutch and the interaction and languages spoken in the early 1600’s when the Dutch were in America.

Palatine Germans in America – How the wars in Europe led these Palatine Germans to America.

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