Jacksonism

noun Jack·son·ism \ˈjaksəˌnizəm\

Definition of Jacksonism

plural

-s

  1. :  Jacksonian political principles and policies the sophisticated public, which had had too much of Jacksonism, was bored by stories of woodsmen and sailors — Van Wyck Brooks

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Origin and Etymology of jacksonism

Andrew Jackson + English -ism


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