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(jak-sō'nē-ăn),
Described by John Hughlings Jackson. See: jacksonian epilepsy, jacksonian seizure.
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Harry Frankel, "Three Concepts of Jacksonianism," Fourth International, 8 (March 1946), pp.
He finds Jacksonianism revived at its worst, albeit outside regular party lines, with the popular Western riots against the Chinese.
Furthermore, Schlesinger contends that contrary to the notions of many historians, who see in Jacksonianism an uprising of the West, its development was shaped much more by reasoned and systematic conceptions of society than has been generally recognized, and many of its controlling beliefs and motives came from the South and East, not the West.
Jacksonianism, he says, "remains the most widespread political philosophy among the American population at large.
The defeat of Jacksonianism, like the defeat of the struggle for worker control in New England's textile towns, ended the idealistic faith in political reform and gave rise to the assumption that "workingmen's interests were primarily bound up with their position as economic agents, as 'laboring men'.
Sean Wilentz questions the trend in recent scholarship to regard white supremacy as the essential feature of Jacksonianism.
But in the post-New Deal era, "eagerness" re-emerged as a central desire of the mass of Americans and Reagan's genius lies in re-reading Roosevelt's revision of Jacksonianism.
Manchester Unitarians joined the middle-class challenge to England's "old regime" and participated in a great campaign to remake state and society, while Bostonians enlisted in the Whig response to Jacksonianism which looked to rescue and reconstitute elite political authority.
Madison, Jacksonianism, participation in politics by settlers from the western frontier, judicial rulings favorable to creditors, resistance to the English common law, and judicial corruption.

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