- of or relating to Andrew Jackson, his ideas, the period of his presidency, or the political principles or social values associated with him: Jacksonian democracy.
- a follower of Andrew Jackson.
Origin of Jacksonian
Examples from the Web for jacksonian
Healey describes his politics as "libertarian in some aspects, Jacksonian, Jeffersonian, socially liberal, fiscally conservative."How to Run a Statewide Campaign on $38
November 12, 2014
He can use that affinity to build confidence for a Jacksonian approach to world chaos.Rick Perry: America’s Next Top Strategist?
September 20, 2014
That strategy clashes with a Republican base that is particularly Jacksonian in off-year elections, like the 2010 Tea Party wave.Republicans Push Back as Rove Aims to Appoint Himself Kingmaker
February 10, 2013
But until Sunday, his foreign policy had lacked “Jacksonian” appeal.Bin Laden Killing Erases Democrats' Wimp Factor
May 3, 2011
That was the first and most important step in the Jacksonian Revolution.A History of the United States
Where did Mr. Todd learn anything about Jacksonian principles?Coniston, Complete
In 1827 he was sent to Congress by the Jacksonian Democrats.
He represents the assertive, Jacksonian period of our national existence.The American Spirit in Literature,
Houston was a man after Benton's own heart, and was thoroughly Jacksonian in type.Thomas Hart Benton
- of or relating to a person surnamed Jackson, esp Andrew Jackson
Word Origin and History for jacksonian
1824, of or in the character of U.S. politician Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). The surname is recorded from early 14c., literally "son of a man named Jack."