World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Foreign Languages; Business; Native Americans;
Author notes that all Europeans are foreign to this land and English therefore refused at some point to give up their language for native languages here. Moreover, notes that Iowa only entity outlawing foreign languages.
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
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