American Party Broadsides,1847-1855

Descriptive Summary

Title
American Party Broadsides,1847-1855
Creator
American Party
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Trabue, Stephen Fitz James, 1819-1898.
Broadsides-- Kentucky.
Campaign paraphernalia-- Kentucky.
Nativism.
Political parties-- Platforms.
Politics-- Kentucky.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The American Party rose to popularity in the mid 1800s due to their anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic political platform. Political paraphernalia from the Know -Nothing Party including its platform and beliefs, a manifesto, and a warning to the voters of the Fayette Congressional District to unite immediately against the immigrants and CAtholics in their region. Finding aids available in repository