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Title Principles of the Native American Party
Date 1846
Document Type Pamphlet
Publisher Information Native American Party, Poughkeepsie, [N.Y.]
Reference E435 N278 P846
BIB ID 198844
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Pamphlets
Description From the first national convention of the Native American Party, 4 July 1845. The party's principles include the belief that immigrants cannot lose the "prejudices and attachments associated with the land of [their] birth". Includes a list of resolutions which the party agreed to.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration
Keywords emigration, immigration, naturalisation, law, government, nativism, politics, xenophobia
Additional Information Outlining the anti-immigrant principles of the Native American Party, including recommendations that "no alien be permitted to land in these United States without a certificate of good moral character" and who is not able to provide for his own support, and that aliens who are permitted to become inhabitants be denied the right to vote or hold political office "until after a residence of at least twenty-one years." Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society