American Party Broadside, 1847

Descriptive Summary

Title
American Party Broadside, 1847
Creator
American Party
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Campaign literature, 1847-- American Party.
Catholic Church-- History-- 19th century.
Elections-- Kentucky.
Nativism.
Political parties-- Platforms.
Fayette County (Ky.)-- History.
Kentucky-- History-- 1792-1865.
Scott County (Ky.)-- History.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The American, or Know Nothing Party, was a political party active in the 19th century. Broadside printed by the American Party which voices its support for a Mr. Trabue, the American Party candidate for the Fayette County, Ky. Congressional District in the 1847 election. The text is filled with anti -immigrant and anti-Catholic Church propaganda. Cards available in repository