Chapter 5 notes Dividing Lines

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Dividing Lines Chapter Three Order of United Americans, American Protective Assoc., Star Spangled Party, Know- Nothing Party (p 46) nativists , wrapping in the flag using the fear of people (racial, religious, wages, 1880s – regulations by state and local governments 1876 – Supreme court found state and local immigration laws infringed on federal government’s authority Immigration Table1821 -1900 (p 47) During this time, border was open in South 1846-1846 M/A war Polk , expansionist-Manifest Destiny Mexico had lost about one-third of its territory, including nearly all of present-day California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. Anti-Catholicism path – dependence Earl conditions and choices send public policy along a distinctive developmental pathway from which it is difficult though not impossible to depart in the future mercantilism - the economic theory that trade generates wealth and is stimulated by the accumulation of profitable balances, which a government should encourage by means of protectionism. England/colonies neo-mercantilism - is a policy regime that encourages exports, discourages imports, controls capital movement, and centralizes currency decisions in the hands of a central government. This is generally believed to come at the cost of lower standards of living than an open economy would bring at the same time, but offers the advantages to the government in question of having greater autonomy and control. China, Japan and Singapore are described as neo-mercantilist. It is called "neo-" because of the change in emphasis from classical mercantilism on military development, to economic development, and its acceptance of a greater level of market determination of prices internally than was true of classical mercantilism.) Brahmin (cast system) nativists led by Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge (R-MA) v. US imperialist policy 1890 Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), a conservative Republican politician, proved a long-term adversary of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson and, ultimately, his nemesis.
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  • Fall '14
  • Alien and Sedition Acts, United States federal immigration and nationality legislation, American Protective Assoc.

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