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1844 – Irish Catholics in the Kensington area of Philadelphia are attacked by a mob of “Nativists”, a group of virulent anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant activists – American Protestant society at the time.
The Philadelphia Nativist Riots (also known as the Philadelphia Prayer Riots, the Bible Riots and the Native American Riots) were a series of riots that took place between 6-8 May and 6-7 July 1844…