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    Sentences forKnow Nothing

    • Another political coalition appeared in the form of the nativist and anti-Catholic Know Nothing movement, which eventually organized itself into the American Party.Whig Party (United States)-Wikipedia
    • Prejudice against Irish Catholics in the U.S. reached a peak in the mid-1850s with the Know Nothing Movement, which tried to oust Catholics from public office.Irish Americans-Wikipedia
    • Lincoln held out hope for rejuvenating the Whigs, though he lamented his party's growing closeness with the nativist Know Nothing movement.Abraham Lincoln-Wikipedia
    • Emily was married to Andrew Jackson Donelson, who acted as Jackson's private secretary and in 1856 ran for vice president on the American Party ticket.Andrew Jackson-Wikipedia
    • In the period 1850–1870, the Republican Party was more opposed to immigration than Democrats, in part because the Republican Party relied on the support of anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant parties, such as the Know-Nothings, at the time.Republican Party (United States)-Wikipedia
    • The Republican Party quickly became the principal opposition to the dominant Democratic Party and the briefly popular Know Nothing Party.Republican Party (United States)-Wikipedia

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