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Know Nothing

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Know-Nothing_movement

Members of the Legislature: 99
Highest Office Won: Governor (1855)
Founded: 1855 in New York, NY.

Notes:
- Founded as the "American Party"
- The party started as a secret society.
- The party was strongly anti-immigration.
- The party split in 1856 over the issue of slavery.