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This article, published in the Dec 1, 1917 edition of the Topeka Journal, covers the ruling by the Kansas Attorney General, S.M. Brewster, that German Americans who had not yet naturalized could not hold constitutional or statutory offices in Kansas. In addition, the article mentions that the Attorney General's office contended that un-naturalized German citizens would not be allowed to vote as long as the U.S. and Germany remained hostile enemies.

Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: December 1, 1918

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This article can be used to help students understand the hardships un-naturalized German Americans faced during World War I.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213499
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Sedition, espionage, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213499

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