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All main topics / History / Immigration 19th century / Immigration
Nativism: name 3 discreet phases of anti-immigrant activity
Anti-Catholic phase 1830s - mid-1850s
aimed at Irish Catholic (and to a lesser extend German Catholic) immigrants
never completely died out

Anti-Asian phase 1870s - 1882 (Chinese Exclusion act)
triggered by Chinese immigration
never completely died out

Anti-all immigrants mid-1880s
triumphed in the Immigration Act 1924

there was never a time when nativist attitudes weren't present in American society
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Author: isipixi
Main topic: History
Topic: Immigration 19th century
Published: 24.05.2010




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