#27536. Asked by Daniel. (Feb 02 03 4:39 PM)
The Know Nothing Party was a byname of the anti-immigrant American Party, a political movement in the US in the 1850s. When asked about their organizations, members were instructed to say that they 'know nothing', hence the name. http://search2.eb.com/elections/micro/324/88.html
Feb 02 03, 4:51 PM
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