Asked in History of Germany
Why did the Germans immigrate to America after 1850?
The main reason before and after 1850 was relative poverty and lack of prospects in the German-speaking lands. ...
Why did many Irish and Germans immigrate to the US in the 1840s and 1850s?
Many Irish and Germans immigrated to the US in the 1840s and 1850s because America was seen as a place with more opportunities, and better living conditions. The Irish and Germans were not happy with the conditions in their countries. They wanted a chance at a better life. ...
Asked in Australia
When did the Germans immigrate to Australia?
The first group of Germans arrived on the ship 'Bengalee' in November 1838, followed two days later by a much larger group on the 'Prince George'. They first settled at the town of Klemzig. Many more ships followed over the next three years. ...