Native American Party


Political organization founded in 1841 by a state convention in Louisiana. Its principles were the proscription of those who professed the Catholic faith, and the exclusion of foreign-born citizens from all offices of trust and emolument in the government, whether federal, state, or municipal. It became merged in Know-nothingism.

MLA Citation

  • “Native American Party”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 November 2019. Web. 6 December 2021. <>