Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who shortly will be so numerous as to Germanize
us instead of us Anglicizing them?
Roma children were tracked into schools for the dysfunctional and at times forcibly removed, to be raised and educated by non-Roma, similar to the Lebensborn program under the Nazis that sought to Germanize
Aryan looking Polish children.
3) In view of the historically hegemonic status of the German language in the region, it is not surprising that the tendency of some urban Estonians to Germanize
their last names continued until the First World War, despite central government attempts to raise the status of Russian through a policy of cultural Russification in the last decades of the tsarist era.
In a campaign to Germanize
the town, Christian and Jewish Poles were expelled and replaced by Germans from the Baltic countries, from Bessarabia, and from Wollin, Germany.
See SCHRAG, supra note 11, at 3 (quoting Benjamin Franklin in 1751 decrying German immigrants to Pennsylvania, "who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize
us instead of our Anglifying them and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion").
When foreigners come over here, we don't Japanize, Germanize
or otherize for their benefit.
Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize
us instead of our Anglifying them?
Some complained that we want to Germanize
them, to accept a different culture; today everyone accepts that the key to integration is the knowledge of the language, not the passport.
Women and the Nazi East is a masterful account of the "womanly task" within the Nazi Germanizing project that sought to Germanize
the German peasantry in the eastern regions of the country bordering on Poland (also referred to as ethnic Germans) and the uprooted Germans from various locations in eastern Europe (such as Volhynia, Galicia, Bessarabia, and Bukovina) who were resettled in the conquered territories of Poland and referred to as ethnic German settlers.
1) A period of more than four years began, when the Nazi authorities resorted to any means to Germanize
the province and its inhabitants as quickly as possible.
Frank, the two Reich Protectors in Bohemia and Moravia) were determined to Germanize
these lands' politics, economy, and culture.
The ongoing attempts to cleanse and Germanize
jazz led eventually to the creation of orchestras like the Lothar Kinze band.