This lesson lists those people and events and gives a short explanation of their role in history. President when President Roosevelt died in Truman initiated the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after the war.
It is said that Sandusky, Ohiowas named after him.
There, he served as Brigadier-general in the Continental Army and commanded its cavalry. Polish music such as mazurkas and krakowiaks were popular in the U. However, after the Civil War —65 the image turned negative and Poles appeared as crude and uneducated people who were not good fits for America socially or culturally.
They settled in Texas increating an agricultural community that carried their native traditions, customs, and language.
The land they chose was bare, unpopulated countryside, and they erected the homes, churches, and municipal accommodations as a private community. The first home built by a Pole is the John Gawlik House, constructed The building still stands, and displays a high-pitched roof common in Eastern European architecture.
The Poles in Texas built brick houses with thatched roofs until the s. That region in Texas is subject to less than 1 inch of snow per year, and meteorological studies show that level of insulation is unwarranted. They often added porches to their verandas, particularly on the southward windy side.
The geographically isolated area continues to maintain its heritage but the population mostly moved to nearby Karnes City and Falls City. Leopold Moczygembaa Polish priest, founded Panna Maria by writing letters back to Poland encouraging them to emigrate to Texas, a place with free land, fertile soils, and golden mountains.
The settlers and their children all spoke Silesian. Resurrectionist priests led church services and religious education for children. Letters sent back to Poland demonstrate a feeling of profound new experience in America. Hunting and fishing were favorite pastimes among the settlers, who were thrilled by the freedoms of shooting wild game in the countryside.
The farmers used labor-intensive agricultural techniques that maximized crop yields of corn and cotton; they sold excess cotton to nearby communities and created profitable businesses selling crops and livestock. Polish leaders and Polish historical figures settled in the community, including Matthew Pilarcyk, a Polish soldier sent to Mexico in the s to fight for the Austrian Emperor Maximilian.
Some records recall that he fled the Army in during the fall of the empire, escaped a firing squad and traversed the Rio Grande to enter Panna Maria, where he had heard Poles were living.
When he arrived, he married a local woman and joined the community as a political leader. The community was nearly massacred following the Civil War, where the government of Texas was dismantled and gangs of cowboys and former Confederate nativists harassed and shot at Poles in Panna Maria.
The Poles in Panna Maria had Union sympathies and were the subject of discrimination by the local Southerners. Ina showdown between a troupe of armed cowboys and the Polish community neared a deadly confrontation; Polish priests requested the Union Army to protect them, and a stationed Army helped keep them safe, registered to vote in elections, and free from religious intolerance.
Cemeteries contain inscriptions written in Polish or Polish-and-English. Historians debate whether the community was established earlier, and claims that the community originated in still exist. The community was started by five or six Polish families who came from Poland by ship in the s, and lived in Detroit, Michigan in before deciding to initiate a farming community in Parisville, where they created prosperous farms, and raised cattle and horses.
The lands were originally dark black swamps, and the settlers succeeded in draining the land for use as fruit orchards. As per the Swamplands Act ofthe lands were legally conferred to pioneering settlers who could make use of these territories.
Individual Polish farmers and their families took advantage of this new law, and other immigrants settled disparate areas in interior Michigan independently. The Parisville community was surrounded by Native American Indians who continued to live in tepees during this time. The Poles and the Indians enjoyed good relations and historical anecdotes of gift-giving and resource sharing are documented.
Polish farmers were dispersed throughout Michigan, and by roughly 50, Poles were said to live in Detroit.
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