The 'America First Caucus' Is Backtracking, But Its Mistaken Ideas About 'Anglo-Saxon' History Still Have Scholars Concerned
"They’re just picking up on these words and terms and phrases that have been used and misused for so long—but I do appreciate that people were really pushing back."
by Kevin M. Kruse
The 1920s saw American nativists invoke the purity of "Anglo Saxon" heritage as a justification for restricting immigration outside of western Europe and other measures that inspired the racial dictatorship of Nazism. It needs to be made clear where this "America First" movement can lead.
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