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date: 14 June 2024

Anti-Catholic Movement. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Lawrence J. McCaffreyLawrence J. McCaffrey

Inherited from British sectarianism, anti-Catholicism became the core ingredient in the American nativist movement. Like English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish Protestants, many Anglo-Americans considered popery a subversive culture as well as an alien creed. They were convinced that Catholics, submissive to papal authority and beset by superstition, could never be loyal or productive citizens. Before ... ...

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