xenophobia


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xenophobia

hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture

xenophobia

an exaggerated hostility towards or fear of foreigners. See ETHNOCENTRISM.

Xenophobia

Boxer Rebellion
Chinese rising aimed at ousting foreign interlopers (1900). [Chinese Hist.: Van Doren, 334–335]
Hermit Kingdom
the Korea; so called for 300-year closed-door policy. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 286]
House Un-American Activities Committee
conducted investigations to purge government of foreign influences. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1641]
Know-Nothing Party
aimed at WASP control of government by depriving naturalized Americans and Roman Catholics of political rights. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 371]
McCarthyism
from U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy who acted out morbid fear of aliens, especially Communists. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 409]
New Orleans riots
anti-Italian mobs lynched 11 immigrants after Sicilian murder trial (1891). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 309]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian anarchists convicted in controversial murder trial (1921). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 411]
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