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History of the Norwegian people in America

Norlie, Olaf Morgan

History of the Norwegian people in America

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Published by Augsburg Pub. House in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Norwegians -- United States.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.

    • Edition Notes

      Supplement (p. [513]-602) dated 1926, has special t.p.

      Statementby Olaf Morgan Norlie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.S2 N62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination602 p.
      Number of Pages602
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6730516M
      LC Control Number29015881
      OCLC/WorldCa2139410


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There are in America today about one million people of Norwegian birth, or Norwegian parentage. That is, there are nearly half as many of that nationality in America as in Norway itself.

The transplanting of so large a proportion of a race from the land to which it is rooted by birth and by its history. Someone with 1/4 Norwegian and 3/4 Swedish ancestry may be an ethnic Norwegian but not someone with 1/4 Norwegian, 1/4 Italian, 1/4 Native American and 1/4 Irish.

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They share a common culture and speak the Norwegian ian people and their descendants are found in migrant communities worldwide, notably in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand and South AfricaAustralia: 25, Norway - Norway - Daily life and social customs: Although Norway is in most ways very modern, it has maintained many of its traditions.

Storytelling and folklore, in which trolls play a prominent role, are still common. On festive occasions folk costumes are worn and folk singing is performed—especially on Grunnlovsdagen (Constitution Day), commonly called Syttende Mai (May 17), the date of.

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The history of Norway has been influenced to an extraordinary degree by the terrain and the climate of the region. Ab BC, following the retreat of the great inland ice sheets, the earliest inhabitants migrated north into the territory which is now traveled steadily northwards along the coastal areas, warmed by the Gulf Stream, where life was more bearable.

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Driven to emigrate by overpopulation, unfulfilled nationalism, and a fractured economy, hundreds of thousands of Norwegians came to Minnesota between andmaking the Twin Cities the unofficial capital of Norwegian America. Internal religious and social conflicts shaped the group’s experience in its new home as much as Minnesota’s climate and geography.

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The story ends with a discussion of the ways in which Norwegian-Americans retain their ties to Norway. The book was first published in Norway as Dröm og Dad (Dream and Deed), in observance of the th anniversary of the departure of the first emigrant ship for America.

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