German emigration to America

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German emigration to America

German emigration to America

The German flag was based on the colors of the military uniforms. The current flag was adopted on May 9, 1949. The flag has been used 3 times. it was adopted in 1848 then aboslished in 1852. Later it was readopted in 1919 then abolished in 1933. The German flag now represents the unification of Germany.

Germany's capital is Berlin. The German president is Joachim Gauck. German currency is euros. Germans drive on the right. The population is estimated to be 80,706,000 as of 2014. There are 16 constituent states.

Zugspitze is the highest peek in Germany. Its 9.718 ft above sea level. The peek is made of sedimentary rocks of the Mesozoic era.The color of the rock varies between grey-white and light grey to speckled.

Oscar Ferdinand Mayer is the founder of Oscar Mayer. He is a german emigrant. As a teen he immigrated to America. He lived in Detroit with his cousin. He worked in a meat market in America. When he was 24 he started a meat buisness.

John Jacob Bausch. Bausch emigrated from Germany. Bausch co-founded Bausch and lomb with his brother Henry Lomb. It took him over 6 decades to transform his optical shop into a international enterprise.

Burg Meersburg is the oldest castle in Germany. The castle is 440 m above sea level.The stones at the base of the Dagobertturm are very large roughly squared stones that according to architectural history could date from either the 7th century or from the 12th century to early 13th century.

Joseph lippert was the first to emigrate from Germany to America. He had 9 children. He died in Allegany.

There are over 300 types of bread in Germany. There are even bread muesems

Adolf Hitler was born in Austria

There are 35 dialects of the German Language.

65 percent of highways in germany have no speed limit

German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide

The longes word published in German is 79 letters long.

There are over 150 castles in Germany.


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