Political developments in USA, 1854-56
The Emergence and Development of the Republican Party
The Know-Nothing movement enjoyed astonishing growth (Farmer p. 84-86: Reasons). Native-born Protestant artisans and small businessmen in particular flocked to join it. In the 1854 elections Know Nothingism won striking local successes everywhere from New Hampshire to Texas (p. 86) and claimed 104 Congressional seats out of a total of 234.
However, this should not be taken to mean that anti-foreignism and the Know-Nothings were proving more effective than antislavery and the Republicans in the competition for the collapsing Whig vote.…
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