Native Americans

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Native Americans is a term which has several different common meanings and scope, according to regional use and context. See the below articles, which describe various indigenous peoples in the following contexts:

"Native American" can also simply be used to refer to any individual born into an American country. When this sense is meant, it is most often written without an initial capital: "native American."

In the history of the United States in the 19th century, Native Americans refers to members of the Native American Party or the associated movement, which has come to be known instead by a derisive nickname, as the Know-Nothing movement.

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