Xenophobia Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Xenophobia

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