What does the word jacksonian mean?

  • Described by J. Hughlings Jackson.

Usage examples for jacksonian

  1. This was the last protest of the last of the old Jacksonian leaders against that new generation of Democrats, whose delight it had become to bow down to strange gods. – Thomas Hart Benton by Theodore Roosevelt
  2. The convulsive attacks are of the Jacksonian type, beginning in one particular group of muscles and spreading to neighbouring groups till all the muscles of the body may be affected. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. But this civil war imperatively demands a man of foresight, of prompt decision, of Jacksonian will and energy. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  4. This was due partly to the Jacksonian democracy, which had rejected training and education as necessary to statesmanship, and had loudly proclaimed the great truths of rotation in office, and the spoils to the victors, and partly to the slavery agitation which was then beginning to make itself felt. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge

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