American history a survey notes chapter 1

Gronniosaw stayed with the family for over twenty years and was emancipated upon Frelinghuysen's death. He continued to work for the minister's widow and sons for several years, before later working as a cook on a privateer during the Seven Years War. He eventually enlisted in the British armed services to obtain passage to England. It housed the poor who refused to work, the poor who were unable to work and the poor who were willing but unable to find work" L.

American history a survey notes chapter 1

Until recently, most food historians agreed "chop suey" was created in the USA in the late 19th century. A closer examination of Chinese texts suggests the recipe may indeed have originated in Canton.

By the 20th century, Americanized chop sueycasseroles totally devoid of any Oriental ingredients, became an economical family supper staple. Regional variations Polish Chop Suey reflected local taste and old world ingredients. It has been common wisdom to say that chop suey At least one Chinese authority It does seem hard to believe that a people wracked by poverty had not thought to put together "miscellanious stuff" before they arrived at the "Golden Mountain.

Conlin [University of Nevada Press: Toisan is an rural district south of Canton, the home for most of the early immigrants from Kwangtung to California. The name is Cantonese tsap seui Mandarin tsa sui"Miscellaneous scraps.

Noodles are often included. Bean sprouts are almost invariably present, but the rest of the dish varies according to whatever is around. The origin myth of chop suey is that it was invented in San Francisco, when someone demanded food late at night at a small Chinese restaurant.

The "someone" can be a Chinese dignitary, a band of drunken miners, a San Francisco political boss, and so on. Anderson [Yale University Press: New Haven] p.

A stir fried celebration of authentic, modified, exotic, and mainstream cuisine. Every dish tells a story. Early American chop sueys mirrored original intent by featuring Oriental ingredients. They were considered exotic fare.

Before long, "Americanized" versions, built with familiar ingredients ground beef, tomatoes, macaronislipped into the pot. Any random economical dish composed of various ingredients could be called "chop suey. Mainstream American chop suey recipes divide neatly into two categories: The concept motivating this particular recipe transcends time, geography, culture and cuisine.

Polish chop suey is found in Milwaukee. New England-style American chop suey is arguabley inspired by Italian cuisine.

Could it be that "chop suey" was at one time the collective Anglo-American name for anything foreign? Of course the "real" chop suey is American, too, a nineteenth-century creation, its said, of the Chinese who cooked for men laying the track for the Pacific Railroad.

This recipe is reprinted from the Larkin Housewives Cook Book Larkin, as this recipe makes clear, not only processed and packaged a wide array of food but also sold a variety of kitchen gadgets.

New York] p. American food culture was formed in an environment that was resource-rich and labor-poor. There has always been a premium on one-pot sautes or quick stews, and these have sometimes acquired fanciful names like slumgullion perhaps from Salmagundior mulligan stew perhaps from slumgullionor Finnish American mojaka In old New England, a random collection of smothered meat and potatoes was known as potato bargain or necessity messIn a “concise” history of a seminal episode, there is always the danger of a narrative that is a mile wide and an inch thick.

Allison, professor of history at Suffolk University, generally avoids this pitfall by effectively concentrating on the major issues and events of the American Revolution. Chapter 3.

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Minnesota's Environment and Native American Culture History. By Guy E. Gibbon, Craig M. Johnson, and Elizabeth Hobbs. American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationality. The current Jewish community in the United States consists primarily of Ashkenazi Jews, who descend from diaspora Jewish populations of Central and Eastern Europe and comprise about 90% of the American Jewish population.

Most American Ashkenazim are US-born, with a dwindling number .

American history a survey notes chapter 1

The Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the number of U.S. adults who do not identify with any organized religion is growing, according to an extensive new survey by the Pew Research Center. The majority of Arab Americans, around 62%, originate from the region of the Levant, which includes Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan, although overwhelmingly from remainder are made up of those from Egypt, Somalia, Morocco, Iraq, Libya, the GCC and other Arab nations..

There are nearly million Arab Americans in the United States according to The Arab American Institute. About the Survey.

The Pew Research Center’s Asian-American Survey is based on telephone interviews conducted by landline and cell phone with a nationally representative sample of 3, Asian adults ages 18 and older living in the United States.

The Food Timeline: history notes--Asian-American cuisine