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jack·so·ni·an

(jak-sō'nē-ăn),
Described by John Hughlings Jackson. See: jacksonian epilepsy, jacksonian seizure.
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The Jacksonian revolution," reports Banks and Politics in America, "was a consequence of the Industrial Revolution and of a farm-born people's realization that now anyone in America could get rich and through his own efforts, if he had a fair chance.
The break between Buchanan and Jacksonians like Palin had at least as much to do with foreign policy as with his split from the Republican Party.
There is little historical or historiographical discussion of the Revolution, westward expansion, Jacksonian politics, Manifest Destiny, or antebellum urban and industrial growth despite his emphasis on their important historical and ideological legacies.
Lane concludes: "Debt freedom, Americans in the Jacksonian era believed, would improve the material quality of life in the United States.
Nester offers a fairer assessment of Jacksonian foreign policy, recognizing Jackson's more restrained approach to international affairs.
The references to the minutiae of George III and the grass roots of Jacksonian democracy were thinly veiled swipes at the British historian Sir Lewis Namier and the American historian Lee Benson, and at political history in general.
As the Jeffersonian era came to a close, Jacksonian Democrats took up the argument that equal rights meant citizens' equal right to advancement on the basis of merit.
244) This Jacksonian concern, which was eventually adopted by Abolitionists and Republicans, helped lead to the adoption of the second sentence of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, which provides:
In contrast, the symptoms of complicated migraine or partial seizures often evolve in what neurologists call 'the Jacksonian march,' starting in one part of the body and then gradually spreading.
If politics has not always been favorable to wealth -- the Jeffersonian, Jacksonian, Progressive, and New Deal periods stand out -- biases toward wealth have undercut democratic politics in the Hamiltonian period, the Gilded Age, and arguably over the last two decades.
He then moves on to criticize the Jacksonian Right, which sees in the collapse of the Soviet Union an opening for American hegemony-a view he regards as erroneous and dangerous.
Godier searched for a computer font closest in size and style to the Jacksonian script.