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Jack·son

(jak'sŏn),
John Hughlings, English neurologist, 1835-1911. See: jacksonian epilepsy, Jackson law, Jackson rule, Jackson sign.

Jack·son

(jak'sŏn),
Jabez N., U.S. surgeon, 1868-1935. See: Jackson membrane, Jackson veil.
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The election of 1824 marked the beginning of a struggle between political rivals, John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.
Remini's Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832, provides an indepth discussion of the rotation of public servants.
The election of 1828, one of the ugliest presidential elections in American history, pitted the incumbent, John Quincy Adams, against an angry Andrew Jackson, who believed that he had won the election in 1824 (in that contest Jackson won the popular vote but lost to Adams in the Electoral College).
We believe this was communication with family members of Andrew Jackson.
Digging beyond these facts may provide even more surprises for students about Andrew Jackson.
We asked for Andrew Jackson or any members of his family to show us they were present and the results were strong for a first time seance in that building.
We sort of came to the conclusion that for many reasons, Andrew Jackson is the epitome of the 'emo' president," says Timbers, book writer and director of "Andrew Jackson," which premiered last week at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Andrew Jackson has remained an enigma in American history.
But Webb singles out Andrew Jackson as the pre-eminent Scots-Irish leader.
The Cherokee's 1,000-mile march was the result of the Indian Removal Act that President Andrew Jackson signed into law in 1830.
During the battle between President Andrew Jackson and the Bank of the United States, the son of one of the major share holders of the bank attempted to kill Jackson, but failed when by the grace of God, or whatever, all three of his pistols misfired.
Jackson's Oak in nearby Daphne is an ancient tree from the crook of which, as the story goes, General Andrew Jackson addressed his troops before they headed out to battle in the War of 1812.