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Politics and Citizenship

  • Naturalization Act of 1790

    Naturalization Act of 1790
    This law limited naturalization to immigrants who were "free white persons" of "good moral character"
  • Naturalization Act of 1798

    Naturalization Act of 1798
    increased the amount of time necessary for immigrants to become naturalized citizens in the United States from five to fourteen years
  • Federalist Party

    Federalist Party
    After this yar the federalist party ceased to exist.
  • Democratic Party

    Democratic Party
    The modern Democratic party was formed.
  • Republican Party

    Republican Party
    The modern Republican Party was formed.
  • Naturalization Act of 1870

    Naturalization Act of 1870
    It was created to deal with two immigration issues: a system of controls for the naturalization process and penalties for fraudulent practices
    naturalization laws for aliens and for persons of African descent[1]
  • Hayes-Tilden Standoff

    Hayes-Tilden Standoff
    the election of 1876 came to a stalemate as the popular votes and electoral votes contradicted each other.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Those revisions allowed the U.S. to suspend immigration, and Congress subsequently acted quickly to implement the suspension of Chinese immigration, a ban that was intended to last 10 years
  • Immigration Restriction

    Immigration Restriction
    The first restrictive law was passed in 1882 it kept pupers, criminals and convicts out.
  • APA

    The American Protective Association was created it was an antiforein organization that kept roman catholics out o office in an attempto halt immigration.
  • Naturalization Act of 1906

    Naturalization Act of 1906
    The Naturalization Act of 1906 was an act of the United States Congress that required immigrants to learn English in order to become naturalized citizens
  • National Origins Act of 1924

    National Origins Act of 1924
    A law that severely restricted immigration by establishing a system of national quotas that blatantly discriminated against immigrants from southern and eastern Europe and virtually excluded Asians. The policy stayed in effect until the 1960s
  • 1924 Indian Citizenship Act

    1924 Indian Citizenship Act
    Until the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, Indians occupied an unusual status under federal law. Some had acquired citizenship by marrying white men. Others received citizenship through military service, by receipt of allotments, or through special treaties or special statutes. But many were still not citizens, and they were barred from the ordinary processes of naturalization open to foreigners. Congress took what some saw as the final step on June 2, 1924 and granted citizenship to all Native A
  • Naturalization Act of 1795

    Naturalization Act of 1795
    The 1795 Act differed from the 1790 Act by increasing the period of required residence from two to five years in the United States, by introducing the Declaration of Intention requirement, or "first papers", which created a two-step naturalization process, and by conferring the status of citizen and not natural born citizen.