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  • German Colonialism Analysis

    Nationalism and Colonialism in the German Empire Within these two novels, there lies a common theme which aims to further develop and explore the state of the German mindset within the late 18th to early 19th century. One of these themes is the German belief of their racial superiority over all other existing races. The people of the German Empire believed that their racial purity and specific traits made them of a higher standard than those of any other ethnicity. For example, Rash states that the German belief of purity originated from a work by Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineau. Gobineau’s work detailed the idea of mankind being an originally perfect being that was facing continuous degeneration, mostly through the intermingling and mixture…

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  • German Expressionism

    German Expressionism’s goal was to express feelings in the most extreme and straightforward fashion and used distortion to show an emotion rather then a facial appearance. Soviet Dialecticism used film “montage” to show collisions of different elements. The Dialecticism goal was to convey characteristics and sensations in the most direct fashion. German Expressionism’s narrative structure was formed from legends and the actions of the supernatural, while Soviet Dialecticism’s narrative…

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  • German-American Culture

    German-American heritage, over time, has integrated with Americans that first migrated to America causing a loss of German identity. German immigrants had a major impact on the development on the United States over the course of four centuries, which is left out when students learn about the history of the United States. Learning about German-Americans is only one example of understanding how the United States development shows how the country is a melting pot of different cultures and…

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  • German-Americans In WW2

    “Before 1914, German-Americans were widely considered to be the “most assimilable and reputable of the immigrant groups” in America. They were richly diverse ethic group, differentiated by social and economic background, political and religious affiliation, stage of assimilation, and geographical location.” However, this attitude changed drastically once America declared war on Germany. The United States entering the war brought along a tremendous hysteria throughout the country and left every…

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  • German American Rationalism

    regarding race and loyalties, which, in turn, led to fears of conflicting German American loyalties during World War 1. German Americans were specifically singled out because German Americans had particularly close ties to their mother country and German Americans…

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  • German Immigration History

    This name was given to the United States in 1908 after it was used as a metaphor describing the combination of nationalities, cultures, and ethnicities in a play know by the same name. All people come from somewhere and in the United States during the four waves of immigration this was the case along with many European immigrants. Looking at the history of German immigrants coming to the United States the sources found gave the reader a perspective on the Germans that they saw America as a…

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  • Horror And German Expressionism

    provides, or the topic within the film? Although the genre is flooded with gore and jump-scares, the films that are based in mystery and ideas can be equally as scary to the viewer. Considering horror films is rooted heavily in the German Expressionist movement, and specifically The…

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  • German Culture Research Paper

    Like any other countries, Germany has what they call traditional food, or maybe we can say their favorites or go to foods. Sauerkraut and Bratwurst with a type of beer called lager are the foods that most identify Germans. These traditional foods have been adapted among Germans for so many years and do have special meaning to the people in Germany. There are also what we call staple foods in Germany such as potatoes, noodles vegetables, pastries, pork, beef, lamb, chicken, and fish. But of…

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  • German Unification Dbq

    Ideas and beliefs have proved to be an extraordinary force throughout all of history. Ideas in the enlightenment period leading to a new way of thinking, religious beliefs leading to war. For Italy, Germany and others it was nationalism which changed their history in the 19th century and led to wars for independence. Although nationalism helped Italian and German unification it also led to the breakup of empires such as the Austro-Hungarian, and Ottoman. Nationalism is the idea that people of…

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  • Bismarck And German Unification Essay

    Nationalism is based off the ideas of one feeling the superiority of their country against others based off of race, culture and power. Through the process of German unification it brought about the sense of nationalism and the ideas of a nation. A nation consists of a common culture, being financially powerful, and unified. Otto von Bismarck who was the Prime Minister of Prussia at this time helped succeed Germany to being one of the top five major powers of Europe. Bismarck wanted his country…

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