Blog Post: Culture in the colonial classroom: A failed attempt at assimilation

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 9/4/2020

“Immigrants were pouring into the country. They spoke a different language. They worshiped in a different way. Leaders were worried about the new residents' loyalty. Would they defend their new home in a possible military conflict, or undermine their neighbors? These were the questions early American leaders faced in the 1700s when thousands of new immigrants—Germans—began arriving in Britain's North American colonies.”

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