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The Know-Nothing Party Opposed Immigration to America
Of all the American political parties in the 19th century, perhaps none generated more controversy than the Know-Nothing Party, or the Know-Nothings. Officially ...
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Definition of Know-Nothing Party - 19th Century History - About.com
The term "Know-Nothing" was actually a nickname, earned because the party had clandestine roots and members, if asked if they belonged, were instructed to  ...
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Extinct Political Parties of the 1800s - 19th Century History - About.com
But the party splintered, mainly over the issue of slavery. Some Whigs joined the Know-Nothing Party, and others, most notably Abraham Lincoln, joined the new ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/presidentialcampaigns/a/politicalparty1.htm
Tea Party Myths -- Is the Tea Party a Sustainable Movement?
The most common word used by political pundits to describe the Tea Party movement ... of the mid-nineteenth century known as the "Know Nothing" movement.
http://usconservatives.about.com/od/gettinginvolved/f/Is-The-Tea-Party-Sustainable.htm
Millard Fillmore | Facts and Brief Biography - 19th Century History
Fillmore, in 1856, after the Whig Party had essentially fallen apart, ran for president again as the candidate of the Know-Nothing Party. His campaign was ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/19th-Century-Presidents/ss/Millard-Fillmore-Facts-and-Bio.htm
Election of 1860: Lincoln Won at Time of National Crisis
The Republican Party held its 1860 convention later that May in Chicago, ... mainly disaffected former Whigs and members of the Know-Nothing Party, formed  ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/presidentialcampaigns/a/1860election.htm
Definition of Chinese Exclusion Act - 19th Century History - About.com
Jun 18, 2012 ... Though ostensibly a political party, similar to the Know-Nothing Party of earlier decades, it also functioned as an effective pressure group ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/Chinese-Exclusion-Act.htm
Historic Timeline From 1850 to 1860
February: The Know-Nothing Party holds a convention and nominates former president Millard Fillmore as its presidential candidate. May 22: Senator Charles  ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/timelines/a/1850-60timeline.htm
Immigration - 19th Century History - About.com
The Know-Nothing Party in America: It Was Not a Joke · Learn about the American political party called the Know-Nothings, which campaigned against ...
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Founding of the Republican Party - 19th Century History - About.com
The founding of the Republican party occurred in the mid-1850s, sparked by ... who ran a disastrous campaign as the candidate of the Know-Nothing Party.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/presidentialcampaigns/a/Founding-Of-Republican-Party.htm
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