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Nativist Movement after 1846

Summary: Nativist Movement after 1846.
A nativist movement was organized to oppose the great wave of immigrants who entered the United States after 1846. The navistist movement evolved from the Native American Democratic Association. The nativists were made up with Anglo- saxon people or German people and they committed acts of violence against Irish, blacks, sick, and catholic. They attacked and killed many immigrants like blacks and Irish and fired on their houses. Also, they prevented irish immigrants and blacks from obtaining good jobs and earning high wages. They forced the immigrants to live in slums and tenements. When the nativists were asked by the police force if they were aware or knew anything about the accident and violence, they said. "know nothing." There were secret grips and covert sings, and meetings established by cutting colored paper into different shapes and spreading them on the sidewalks. This attracted members hoping to flee from their...

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