A New Germany in Texas

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The following is an article from the bookUncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.

Here’s a story that not many of us learned in school, not even those of us who grew up in Texas: the attempt to create a second Germany in the Republic of Texas.HOI POLLOIIn April 1842, a group of German princes and noblemen met in the town of Biebrich am Rhein to discuss a problem vexing many countries in Europe in the 19th century: The population was...

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