Immigration Analytical Essay by The Research Group

This paper discusses the issue of immigration by examining the Know Nothings, also known as the American Party.
# 73540 | 1,125 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (U.S. Before 1865) , Hot Topics (Immigration)

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The paper examines the issue of immigration by studying the Know Nothings, using primary sources. The paper explores the rise of the Know Nothings or American Political Party in the early 1850's. Finally, the paper explains the party's opposition to immigrants and Catholics.

From the Paper:

"Immigration Conflict and the Know Nothings:" In the early years, America was witness to the rise of a political party viciously opposed to immigrants and Catholics. Martin and Roberts stated that this party which was known as the American Party or the Know Nothing Party crippled the Whig Party, weakened the Democratic Party and made the political system incapable of resolving the growing crisis over slavery."

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