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{adj: Jacksonian} of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy



{adj: barefoot, barefooted, shoeless} without shoes
"the barefoot boy"
"shoeless Joe Jackson"

{adj: blue, bluish, blueish} of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
"October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson
"a blue flame"
"blue haze of tobacco smoke"

{n: Downing, Andrew Jackson Downing} United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)

{n: Jackson, Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory} 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)

{n: Jackson, Glenda Jackson} English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)

{n: Jackson, Helen Hunt Jackson, Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson} United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)

{n: Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson} United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

{n: Jackson, Mahalia Jackson} United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)

{n: Jackson, Michael Jackson, Michael Joe Jackson} United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)

{n: Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson} general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)

{n: Jackson, capital of Mississippi} capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River

{n: Jacksonian} a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas

{n: Jackson} a town in south central Michigan

{n: Jackson} a town in western Tennessee

{n: Jackson} a town in western Wyoming

{n: Lee, Spike Lee, Shelton Jackson Lee} United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of Black culture in America (born in 1957)

{n: Pollock, Jackson Pollock} United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)

{n: Port Jackson fig, rusty rig, little-leaf fig, Botany Bay fig, Ficus rubiginosa} Australian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament; introduced into South Africa for brushwood

{n: Port Jackson heath, Epacris purpurascens} small shrub of southern and western Australia having pinkish to rosy purple tubular flowers

{n: Port Jackson pine, Callitris cupressiformis} Australian cypress pine having globular cones

{n: Snead, Sam Snead, Samuel Jackson Snead} United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)

{n: Thomas, Lowell Thomas, Lowell Jackson Thomas} a radio broadcast journalist during World War I and World War II noted for his nightly new broadcast (1892-1981)

{n: Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner} United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

{n: Vicksburg} a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves

{n: Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth} English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)

{n: frontier} a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
"the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day"

{n: moonwalk} a kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot
"Michael Jackson perfected the moonwalk in the 1980s"

{n: presidency, presidentship} the office and function of president
"Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"

{v: confront, face} oppose, as in hostility or a competition
"You must confront your opponent"
"Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"
"The two enemies finally confronted each other"

{v: morph} change shape as via computer animation
"In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther"


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