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Beliefs and policies favoring native-born citizens over immigrants.
By the 1850's, nativism became an open political movement pledged to vote only for "native" Americans, to fight Catholicism, and to demand a 21-year naturalization period. (pg, 108,ISBN:0130418692)
by s. beyet June 09, 2005

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