Assimilation Of Immigrants

346 Words2 Pages
The war created a lot of hostility towards migrants, especially German immigrants. Foner writes “German bore the brunt of Americanization.”(Foner 738) Politicians around the country were calling for forced assimilation of immigrants to prove their loyalty to their new country. Immigrants called to take part in parades and events to show their patriotism. As one would expect this create a lot of distrust and conflict between the native and immigrant population. Out of fear and due to restriction immigrant culture quickly was disappearing. “The war dealt a crushing blow to German-American culture”. “By 1920, the number of German Language newspapers had been reduced to 276 (one third the number twenty years earlier), and 1 percent of high

More about Assimilation Of Immigrants

Open Document