Before World War Two, Nazism seduced thousands of Americans. America in the 1930ís was a country gripped by the Great Depression. With unemployment and inflation soaring, political organizations provided new and at times radical solutions.
A country rooted in the belief of religious and political freedom, the United States was the perfect arena for a wide spectrum of ideologies. The American Communist Party was experiencing a rebirth during the 1930ís as were labour unions. Berlin also saw the U.S as an opportunity to exploit German/Americans into believing in the same doctrine that had "saved" Germany.
One thing was certain, Hitler had legions of potential sympathizers to pull from. In the early 1930's German Americans constituted nearly one-forth of the U.S population. Most were proud citizens that embraced America and what it stood for. Some, like Babe Ruth and Lou Gerhrig, had eve
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