Re: There are ruling classes

epotter (
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 22:53:42 -0600

In article <>, (Thomas L. Billings) wrote:

> Um, actually Toby, while the FORMAL political structures are less affected
> by the german heritage here, the informal stuff gets a big shove. Even at
> the level of public schools, the basic models were set by copying many
> aspects of the prussian school system. IIRC german-americans became the
> largest single ethnic group in america by about 1890. They still are,

You are spot on! Texas is very German, no doubt that is why it is such
an unsavoury place.