Native American party


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(U. S. Politics) a party of principles similar to those of the American party. It arose about 1843, but soon died out.
See under American, a.

See also: American, Native

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Playing to the latent prejudices of many native-born Protestants, organized reactionary groups like the American Protestant Society and the Native American Party used propaganda, political and economic clout, and street gangs to drive Catholics away from the polls, job opportunities and fair access to public education.
In 1845, this party evolved into the Native American Party, which called for sweeping changes in immigration laws.
The Native American Party convention at Philadelphia, Pa.
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