Lorenz arrives in New York, with him is an Irish family who escapes famine.
Nativists hate so many immigrants coming to the USA.
Tensions grow between the North and the South; President Lincoln.
The South is military occupied and governed. War profiteers come.
Emil and Lena come over from Germany to help rebuilding the vineyard.
The war between Prussia and Austria tears the German family apart.
France’ s declaration of war unites the German states behind Bismarck.