Unformatted text preview: of ideas" is the Libertarian party, which links social liberals and economic conservatives into an alliance against government activism in all spheres of life. Although seldom successful at winning office, the party has been growing steadily; candidate Harry Browne appeared on the ballot in every state in the 2000 presidential election. In addition, political parties are formed around single issues — the American party (also known as the Know-Nothing party ) campaigned for an end to immigration to the United States in the 1850s, and the Prohibition party, which ran candidates well into the 1950s, opposed the consumption of alcoholic beverages....
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- Spring '08
- Populist Party, Libertarian Party, candidate William Jennings, Western mining interests, oneissue parties, candidate Harry Browne