My Family Heritage Essay
This likely has a very interesting story behind it, and would be a unique twist on this essay topic. My Heritage Cameron Janzen May 12, 2015 MGMT358 History of German Heritage My heritage comes from strong German roots and while I have different heritage slightly mixed in from both sides of my family, I am still predominately German.A little fun fact is that most of the beer brewers in the 1800’s migrated over to America because they were seeking better land for their crops and found that America had more variety and better soil to make beer.This is still a big influence of the type and variety of different beers that we still enjoy today.I have a little bit of Irish, Polish, English and Indian (Choctaw) mixed into my family lineage but for the most part I am 85% German lineage.
The German names of towns, food, music, literature were all changed during that time period, and much of German education was removed.
The largest Beer brewer in the world today Anheuser-Busch was started in St.
Louis, Missouri by Adolphus Busch in 1860 who was a German immigrant.
There is also a bit of a black eye on German heritage with World War I and World War II.
There was much racism and discrimination against German Americans Living in the United States at that time.