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.
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How to use Jacksonian in a sentence
Healey describes his politics as "libertarian in some aspects, Jacksonian, Jeffersonian, socially liberal, fiscally conservative."
He can use that affinity to build confidence for a Jacksonian approach to world chaos.
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 | Lloyd Green | February 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
William Henry Harrison's notoriously long inaugural address expounded the theory and program of the anti-Jacksonian Whigs.
But until Sunday, his foreign policy had lacked “Jacksonian” appeal.
In the United States, after a generation of conservatism, Jacksonian democracy was to sweep all before it.The Canadian Dominion | Oscar D. Skelton
Houston was a man after Benton's own heart, and was thoroughly Jacksonian in type.Thomas Hart Benton | Theodore Roosevelt
After the ceremony was carried out he rose up, a Jacksonian Democrat in name, but a bluer Republican than ever.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions | Slason Thompson
The drift was inevitable, and the climax came with the advent of Jacksonian democracy.History of the United States | Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
This provision stood clear in the document; but judicial ingenuity had circumvented it in the age of Jacksonian Democracy.History of the United States | Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
British Dictionary definitions for Jacksonian
of or relating to a person surnamed Jackson, esp Andrew Jackson
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