Know-Nothing Party

noun
a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics
Syn: ↑American Party
Hypernyms: ↑party, ↑political party

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Know-Nothing Party — (also the Know Nothings) the popular name for the American Republican Party, later called the American Party, which was established in 1843 with the aim of restricting immigration and preventing Catholics from holding public office. They were… …   Universalium

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  • (the) Know-Nothing Party — the Know Nothing Party [the Know Nothing Party] (also the Know Nothings) the popular name for the American Republican Party, later called the American Party …   Useful english dictionary

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  • know-nothing — know nothingism, n. /noh nuth ing/, n. 1. an ignorant or totally uninformed person; ignoramus. 2. an agnostic. 3. (caps.) U.S. Hist. a member of a political party (American party or Know Nothing party) prominent from 1853 to 1856, whose aim was… …   Universalium

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  • Know Nothing — Ciudadano Know Nothing, imagen del ideal del partido. El movimiento Know Nothing (lit. Saber nada ) fue un movimiento político estadounidense predominantemente nativista de las décadas de 1840 y 1850. Surgió inspirado por el temor hacia los… …   Wikipedia Español

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