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The Know Nothing

by John P. Jewett Publisher

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10587602M
    ISBN 100548465495
    ISBN 109780548465493

    Conceived in fear and prejudice in the s, the short-lived Know-Nothing Party's intolerance toward German and Irish immigrants led to violence across the young nation. A charming, witty and utterly compelling memoir, I Know Nothing! reveals the twists and turns of the fascinating life of one of Britain’s best-loved actors and is a .

      The Paperback of the Know Nothing: Book III of the Beulah Quintet by Mary Lee Settle at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : University of South Carolina Press. One explanation of the appeal of Know-Nothingism to Southerners was undoubtedly this desire to find a way out of the increasing sectional difficulties and animosities. It was in a sense an ideal solution to be able to berate, to let off steam and resentment on, non- Americans rather than fellow citizens.

    Know-Nothing party, byname of American Party, U.S. political party that flourished in the s. 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 s. A rising tide of immigrants, primarily Germans in the Midwest and Irish in the East. No group achieved more success with this tactic than the Know Nothing Party, which directed its attacks primarily against Catholic immigrants. Within a year of its appearance in , the party had elected eight governors, over one hundred members of Congress, and thousands of local officials.


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The Know-Nothings (I Can Read Book 2) Paperback – Febru by Michele Sobel Spirn (Author), R. Alley (Illustrator)5/5(3). Know Nothing (Mary Lee Settle Collection) Paperback – April 1, by Mary Lee Settle (Author)5/5(2). The Know-Nothings can't figure out what to eat. Noodles are too hard, bananas wear funny coats, and everyone knows you can only get French fries in France.

But even though Boris, Morris, Doris, and Norris may not know much about food, they do know one very important thing —. A hilarious book for children about four friends called the Know-Nothings. These four friends couldn't even count, they thought they had to walk to France to get french-fries, they thought they had to have ham to make a hamburger, to make soft noodles, they stomped on them, and they wouldn't eat bananas without their peels because they thought the fruit would shiver and freeze/5.

An odd term The Know Nothing book a political party, Know-nothing. The book talks about immigrants and how the Irish settled in the northeast, the Germans in the midwest and not much of any deciding to settle in the South.

It also points out that the immigrants were fairly experienced, ranging from farming through skilled laborers to people in business.4/5. The Presidential election in the United States brought the Know-Nothing’s back from the hidden depths of our history books.

This book provides a historical account of the Know-Nothing Party in the The Know Nothing book through their reemergence in Author: Jeffrey J. Volle. The Know-Nothings The Know-Nothings.

Humorous (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile This book is about a group of friends, the Know-Nothings, who can't figure out what to eat.

They think bananas wear funny coats, you can only get French fries in France, and noodles are too hard. The group of rhyming name friends, Boris, Morris, Doris, and Norris, don't seem to know much about food, but they know.

The know-nothings are a group of four friends that know nothing about thanksgiving. One of them read in a book that there is a turkey and a parade and ships that came to America. They try to find a turkey for their parade in their parade there is the turkey and a ship/5.

ong time to understand nothing. -- Edward Dahlberg When asked what five books he would take with him to a desert island, George Bernard Shaw replied that he would take five blank books. The Nothing Book is a blank book. The possibilities are endless/5(10). The Know-Nothings and their anti-immigrant and anti-Irish fervor became a popular movement for a time.

Lithographs sold in the s depict a young man described in a caption as "Uncle Sam's Youngest Son, Citizen Know Nothing.". The Know-Nothings Talk Turkey (I Can Read Level 2) Paperback – September 4, by Michele Sobel Spirn (Author), R.

W Alley (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(2). This is an 18 page book study of "The Know-Nothings" by Michele Sobel Spirn. It is an All I Can Read Chapter Book Level 2. This book study contains circle maps for each chapter, a prediction page, vocabulary for each chapter, and a comprehension page for each chapter.

Perfect for small group inst 4/5(3). The Know Nothing, formally known as the Native American Party and the American Party from onwards, was a far-right nativist political party and movement in the United States which operated nationwide in the mids.

It was primarily an anti-Catholic, anti-immigration, and xenophobic movement, originally starting as a secret Know Nothing movement also briefly emerged Ideology: American nationalism, Anti. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Know-Nothings have long been treated as a historical curiosity: a political party that flared onto the scene in the mids even running a former president as their nominee in the presidential election before flaming out even more spectacularly by the end of the decade/5.

Know Nothing book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Set in the decades preceding the Civil War, this third volume of The Be 4/5. What did Socrates mean when he said “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing” I could say that there is always room for us to learn and grow, but I think there is more to : Bradford Lee Mace.

I can't really vouch for non-boring, because my boring meter is broken for anything pertaining to 19th Century US history, but the best thing I know about the Know Nothings is Tyler Anbinder's Nativism and Slavery: the Northern Know-Nothings and the Politics of the s.

posted by ArbitraryAndCapricious at AM on Decem There are two times in this book when The Giver tells Jonas that “they know nothing.” The first time is in Chapter 13 (I have this book on Kindle and therefore do not have page numbers). Marius Carriere’s The Know Nothings in Louisiana is local and state history at its very best.

Based on extensive research in primary and secondary sources, Carriere’s book offers a thorough and revisionist account of Know Nothingism in an important southern state. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus."I know that I know nothing" is a saying derived from Plato's account of the Greek philosopher is also called the Socratic phrase is not one that Socrates himself is ever recorded as saying.

This saying is also connected or conflated with the answer to a question Socrates (according to Xenophon) or Chaerephon (according to Plato) is said to have posed to the Pythia, the.

Paving the way for the Know Nothing movement were two men from New York City. Thomas R. Whitney, the son of a silversmith who opened his own shop, wrote the magnum opus of the Know Nothings, A Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.