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  Know-Nothing movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1854 members of the American Party stole and destroyed the block of granite contributed by Pope Pius IX for the Washington Monument.
The American Party remained strong on the local and state levels in many northern states, but by the Election of 1860, they were no longer a serious national political movement.
In New York City, the American Party degenerated into a local political party and allegedly nativist street gang that was the principal opponent of the immigrant-based Tammany Hall.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Know-Nothing_movement   (912 words)

 American Nazi Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Nazi Party was an American Neo-Nazi political party formed in February 1959 by George Lincoln Rockwell.
In 1970, NSWPP member Frank Collin broke away from the group and founded the National Socialist Party of America which became famous due to its attempt to march through Skokie, Illinois; a community with a large Jewish population and a number of survivors of the Nazi genocide.
It was formerly known as the European American Education Association and is based in Eastpointe, Michigan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Nazi_Party   (513 words)

 American Independent Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The party was established in 1968 by Alabama governor George Wallace.
In 1969, representatives from 38 states established the American Party as the successor to the American Independent Party.
In 1972, the party nominated former Congressman John G. Schmitz of California for president.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Independent_Party   (223 words)

 2004-2006 Platform
The American Independent Party is totally committed to the governmental framework embodied in the Constitution of the United States with its emphasis on a maximum of individual freedom and local autonomy.
The American Independent Party is opposed to the creation of both intra and interstate regional entities which exercise tax and police powers without direct responsibility to the voters and the taxpayers which such agencies are alleged to serve.
The American Independent Party supports the right of all citizens to be fully protected in their homes, persons, and property, and opposes the registration of guns and ammunition, or any other attempt to outlaw specific types of arms.
www.aipca.org /Platform/platform.html   (13791 words)

 American Party
he Free soil party, a political party organized in 1848 on a platform opposing the extension of slavery, was rooted in the growing conflict between proslavery and antislavery forces in the United States.
The party evolved from antislavery and otherwise discontented elements in the Democratic and Whig parties.
Know-Nothing parties remained strong in a number of Northern states in the late 1850's, but the party was spent as a national force before the election of 1860.
www.course-notes.org /parties/american.htm   (769 words)

 Communist Party of the United States
The largest vote recorded by the American Communist Party was for William Z. Foster in the presidential election in 1932.
The Party operated on the principle of 'democratic centralism', which meant that all members were required to study, discuss and vote on all matters of policy; once the decision had been taken, each member was bound by it, whether or not he.
In all, the Communist parties of 53 countries were represented in the International Brigades with a total fighting strength of approximately 18,000, the first of whom arrived in Spain during the latter part of 1936.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAcommunist.htm   (7357 words)

 Know-Nothing party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Know-Nothing party was an outgrowth of the strong anti-immigrant and especially anti-Roman Catholic sentiment that started to manifest itself during the 1840s.
Party presidential candidate Millard Fillmore carried just one state (Maryland) in the 1856 election, and congressional strength dropped to 12 representatives.
By 1859 the American Party's strength was largely confined to the border states.
www.search.eb.com /elections/micro/324/88.html   (424 words)

 About The American Party
The American Party deems it a violation of the right of private property guaranteed under the Constitution for the federal government to deprive the citizens of this nation of their property through taxation or otherwise and make a gift thereof to foreign governments or their citizens.
The American Party holds that the United States must maintain an invincible military position, since it is overwhelming military strength and a ready willingness to use it that has constituted throughout the ages the mightiest deterrent to aggression and the greatest bulwark for peace.
The American Party asserts its belief that the death penalty, a recognized criminal deterrent since the commencement of recorded history, and Biblically enjoined as an appropriate deterrent and penalty, be imposed upon the conviction of murder in the first degree, treason, forcible rape or other infamous crime.
www.theamericanparty.org /aboutamerican/item.nhtml?profile=aboutamerican&UID=102   (822 words)

 Encyclopedia: Know-Nothing movement
He was a gentleman farmer who became an American general and Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) and later the first...
The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States.
The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Know_Nothing-movement   (2259 words)

 American Nazi Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
White supremacist groups in the U.S. The American Nazi Party was an American Neo-Nazi political party formed in February 1959 by George Lincoln Rockwell.
The organization was headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and maintained a visitor's center at 2507 North Franklin Road.
The American Nazi Party, 1958-1967 (http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2082/is_n3_v57/ai_16990541), an article from (Spring, 1995) by
glendale.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/American_Nazi_Party   (410 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to the 2004 American Party Presidential Candidates
The good news for the American Party was that is seemed there was nowhere for them to go but up in 2004.
Further, Templin said that she would only belong to a political party that "acknowledges God as creator and the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior." She describes her campaign platform as: "I support Biblical and Constitutional Principles of Life, Liberty and Property." Templin has done some strange things in the past as a candidate.
A party official contacted Politics1 in June 2004 to state that they believe they will secure access in Utah and Louisiana -- but those plans fell through and it appears the party again failed to secure ballot status in any states.
www.politics1.com /american04.htm   (617 words)

 A Routledge Title: American Communist History
American Communist History is a non-partisan, objective journal for scholarship about the history of the Communist Party in the United States and its social, political, economic and cultural impact on its members, on its opponents, and the public at large.
The journal deals with the American party and with the various outside influences which have dealt with its representation, with the controversial folklore that has been engendered about it, and with the many differing views about its antecedents, and its diverse opponents on the Left and Right.
American Communist History deals in detail with the various interpretations defining the role of the Communist Party, its front groups, its opponents, and Soviet agents in the United States within and on the Left and the Right.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/titles/14743892.html   (522 words)

 Politics1: Presidency 2000 - Don Rogers (American Party - California)
Moore, the party's National Vice Chairman, was selected as the Vice Presidential candidate at the April 2000 nominating convention.
Rogers later renounced the affidavit four years later by saying he had "received bad tax advice." The party saw its worst finish ever in the 1996 Presidential election, as 1996 American Party nominee Diane Beall Templin was on the ballot in just 2 states and captured 1,900 votes.
Rogers is likely to continue the party's downward slide, as the ticket failed to qualify for ballot status in any states in 2000.
www.politics1.com /americanparty2k.htm   (381 words)

 American Political Parties
Party differences blur during this period with loyalties determined by region, religious, and ethnic differences.
The party eventually fades because farmers' situation improved in the late 1890s and because their political agenda was assumed by the major parties.
The Democratic Party by the late 1960s is deeply fragmented and seemingly incapable of dealing with the violence and turmoil, social and political, caused by the Vietnam War.
www.mury.k12.ut.us /mhs/apus/handouts/politicalparties.htm   (1489 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
The Natural Law Party was a New Age entity founded and run by followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (the founder of the TM movement -- a movement that some have labeled as a cult).
The party ran nuclear physicist John Hagelin as the NLP Presidential nominee in 1992 (ballot status in 32 stares - 39,000 votes - 0.04%), 1996 (ballot status in 44 states - 7th place - 110,000 votes - 0.1%) and 2000 (ballot status in 39 stares - 7th place - 83,000 votes - 0.08%).
The party "is founded on the basic principals set forth by our founding fathers, that the federal government should only have the powers set forth in the framework of the Constitution and all other power to be delegated back to the states.
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9731 words)

 1816-1860: The Second American Party System and the Tariff
Satirical cartoon blaming the Democratic Party for the Panic of 1837 and subsequent depression, c.
The party platform endorsed revenue tariffs designed to generate significant funds, part of which were to be distributed to the states to pay for internal improvements (roads and canals), another component of the American System.
The organization that eventually coalesced into the Whig party was a "big tent," initially galvanized in opposition to a single individual.
www.tax.org /museum/1816-1860.htm   (2719 words)

 American Blog Party
American Girl dolls are much more wholesome and cute in a brainy, self-actualized way.
Even more impressive, the American Girl company has now made a real, monetary commitment to giving girls confidence, intellectually and athletically, with the needed skills to lead and build communities.
In response, the American Family Association is trashing the dolls that they have always loved up to now.
americanblogparty.blogs.com /abp   (793 words)

 Constitution Party National Political Headquarters
First, the corrupting influence of political parties with their spirit of faction and selfishness; and second, the weakening of the influence of religious morality on public life.
Countless government officials in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government take their oath to uphold and defend the Constitution with no understanding of the responsibilities that oath entails.
According to former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, Congressional Republicans have cut the federal budget to the bone during the Bush years, stripping away the pork and excess spending of the previous administration, and restoring fiscal sanity to Washington.
www.constitutionparty.com   (297 words)

 American Labor party. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1944 an anti-Communist group led by David Dubinsky, defeated in the primaries, dropped out and formed the Liberal party.
In 1948 the party polled over 500,000 votes for Henry A. Wallace for President, but many members withdrew in opposition to his candidacy.
In 1956 the party was voted out of existence by its New York state committee.
www.bartleby.com /65/am/AmerLab.html   (209 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: AMERICAN PARTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On January 21, 1856, the American party of Texas, abandoning secrecy, met in open convention in Austin.
By 1857 the American party had virtually disappeared in Texas, though many of its former members supported Houston's unsuccessful bid for the governorship that year.
In its short life, the American party made its mark on the Texas political scene by forcing the Democratic party to organize effectively throughout the state and by focusing on Unionist, nationalist, and nativist issues that perdured long after the movement's demise.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/waa1.html   (794 words)

 The Whig Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Whig Party, in the United States, was for most of its history concerned with promoting internal improvements, such as roads, canals, railroads, deepening of rivers, etc. This was of interest to many Westerners in this period, isolated as they were and in need of markets.
In the 1850s when the nation became increasingly divided over slavery, a new Republican party formed, primarily to keep slavery quarantined off in the South, while Southern sentiment was for their right to move, with their way of life, into any new territory.
This party was strong in urban areas, which had also been a Whig stronghold.
www.earlyrepublic.net /whigs.htm   (601 words)

 Reader's Companion to American History - -AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The American Independent party (aip) was organized in 1968 by the followers of Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama.
The new party was less a national organization than a loose affiliation of local groups; indeed, the party appeared under six different names in various states.
Although Wallace began 1972 with solid wins in several Democratic primaries, he was still keeping his third-party options open when he was paralyzed by a gunshot attack in May. The American party offered to nominate him; when he refused, they selected John Schmitz, a member of the John Birch Society.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_003500_americaninde.htm   (346 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | 'I emptied my parents' pool, filled it with beer, then had your traditional ...
The American high-school prom has been commemorated so many times on film (it is hard to imagine how John Hughes, director of Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, could have had a career without it) that it's easy to believe that the myth has somehow overtaken the reality.
According to Your Prom, a magazine that is all about, yes, how to have the perfect prom, the American prom industry is worth around $3bn (£1.7bn) annually, spent by the 20 million corsage-wearing students who attend each year.
Proms tend to be a bigger deal in the suburbs than in the big cities because suburban students have fewer opportunities to socialise.
www.guardian.co.uk /g2/story/0,3604,1595244,00.html   (1391 words)

 WorldNetDaily: My un-American Democratic Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If I am right that the Democrats (under current leadership) are no longer an American party in any traditional sense, then this has massive implications for our two-party system – which depends on mutual respect and common goals.
Witness how my party acted during the Iraq War – undermining the president at every opportunity – even while knowing America's terrorist enemies were taking comfort in words like "liar" and "fraud" and "regime change." It was a very sad thing to watch for those of us who remember a different Democratic Party.
All they need to do is solidify their angry base – then entrench like an occupying army – and wait until Americans are desperate for a political "change." No one can break the stranglehold of a party that has a solid 40-45 percent base (as some experts claim), and few moral limits.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=38615   (1191 words)

 America First Party
The central focus of the America First Party is to put America and all Americans First.
In this decision from the bench, Judge Roberts ruled that rights of tortured American veterans to sue their tormentors could be stripped by a Presidential decree.
Dan Charles, National Chairman of the America First Party, responds to a Press Release by the Clarion Call to Converge Committee which distorted the AFP positions and mischaracterized statements made by party leaders.
www.americafirstparty.org   (662 words)

 The American Independent Party - The Fastest Growing Political Party In California
This site is paid for by The State Central Committee of The American Independent Party, Charles M. Deemer, Treasurer.
The American Independent Party is recognized by the California Secretary of State, with a registered I.D.# 742371.
California and the nation need the leadership of the American Independent Party, California affiliate of the Constitution Party.
www.aipca.org   (336 words)

 Soviet and American Communist Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Each national party was required to adhere to the Leninist principle of subordinating members and organizations unconditionally to the decisions of higher authorities.
In 1922 the Comintern forced the two American parties, which consisted of about 12,000 members, to amalgamate and to follow the party line established in Moscow.
The American party, a significant although never major political force in the United States, became further demoralized when Boris Yeltsin outlawed the Communist party in Russia in August 1991 and opened up the archives, revealing the continued financial as well as ideological dependency of the American Communists on the Soviet party up until its dissolution.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/archives/sova.html   (409 words)

 American party on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
American Campus Communities Announces Third-Party Development Project for Historical Building at Cleveland State University.
Fallen "Idols" The wannabe "American Idols" who have returned to St. Louis from Hollywood aren't singing the blues.
American Idol Top Twelve Finalists Party - Arrivals
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-A1mer-par.asp   (382 words)

 Chief Jack 4 Prez
Political parties have come and gone in our history, some of them with names that were and are colorful or whimsical, such as the Greens, the Whigs, and even the Know Nothings (that last one may actually fit many previous administrations).
Most of these parties were formed because the people in them wanted to change things.
The Native American Party was started by me because I want to change the country's direction.
www.msnusers.com /ChiefJack4Prez/nativeamericanparty.msnw   (695 words)

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