Nativism Period 5: 1844-1877 Do Now



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Nativism

Period 5: 1844-1877
Do Now:

  • Define:

Ethnocentrism-
Nativism-

Xenophobia-




  • Explain the relationship between these terms.

Old Immigration”



(Amish & Mennonites immigrated for religious reasons)
*Approximately how many immigrants arrived in America between 1840 and 1860? ________________
Nativists & Discrimination:

  • Nativists believed they were the true "Native" Americans despite being descended from immigrants

  • Much nativist sentiment was __________________________________________________________, but German & Chinese immigrants came under attack as well

  • Nativists worried about:

  • _________________

  • Catholic influence

  • _________________ Irish community

  • _______________________________ (immigrants tended to vote Democratic)

 1849: Formed secret society: “______________________________________________________”

(OSSB) in NYC



 Became _________________________________________________________________________

    • ____________________________________________________________________________

    • Restrictive naturalization laws


Wrap Up:

  • In what ways are nativism & xenophobia displayed in our society today?


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