On October 6th 1863 the first group of German families landed in Philadelphia This day is now commemorated as German American Day. Question: What is one reason colonists came to America? In 1853, Levi Strauss moved to California from Germany to open a store. He created a new kind of work pants the Levi’s 501 Blue Jeans. Today millions of people wear 501s. Question: What is the economic system in the United States? Thanks for listening. I know you will be a great American citizen. Happy German American Day!