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By Bernard A. Cook

At the start of the twenty-first century, Michigan used to be domestic to the second-largest Belgian inhabitants within the usa, and Detroit had one of many greatest Belgian populations within the country. even if immigration declined after international struggle I, the Belgian- American group remains to be widespread within the nation. Political, spiritual, and monetary stipulations, together with a 19th- century monetary melancholy, helped encourage the flow to the USA. Belgians introduced with them the facility and willingness to innovate, in addition to a convention of labor and devotion. The Gazette van Detroit, a Flemish-language newspaper first published in Detroit in 1914, remains to be produced and dispensed to subscribers during the usa and in a foreign country. Belgian-Americans proceed to include conventional values with newfound American values, allowing them to without end defend their heritage.

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