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Jackson British & World English

The state capital of Mississippi; population 173,861 (est. 2008)

Jackson, Andrew British & World English

(1767–1845), American general and Democratic statesman, 7th President of the US 1829–37; known as Old Hickory. As President he replaced an estimated 20 per cent of those in public office with Democrat supporters, a practice that became known as the spoils system

Jackson, Glenda British & World English

(B.1936), English actress and politician. After a film career in which she won Oscars for her performances in Women in Love (1969) and A Touch of Class (1973), she became Labour MP for Hampstead and Highgate in 1992

Jackson, Howell Edmunds British & World English

(1832–95) US Supreme Court associate justice 1893–95. He also served as a US Senator 1881–86

Jackson, Jesse British & World English

(1941-), US civil rights activist, politician, and clergyman; full name Jesse Louis Jackson. After working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the civil rights struggle, he campaigned for but failed to win the Democratic Party’s 1984 and 1988 presidential nominations. His son, Jesse Jackson, Jr.(1965-), a Democrat from Illinois, has been a member of the US House of Representatives since 1995

Jackson, Mahalia British & World English

(1911–72), US gospel singer and musician. She came into her own in the mid 1940s, when her recording of “Move Up a Little Higher” sold over a million copies. She was a featured performer at President Kennedy’s inaugural ceremony

Jackson, Michael British & World English

(1958–2009), American pop singer and songwriter; full name Michael Joe Jackson. Having started singing with his four brothers, as the Jackson Five, he became the most commercially successful American star of the 1980s with the albums Thriller (1982) and Bad (1987)

Jackson, Reggie British & World English

(1946-) US baseball player; full name Reginald Martinez Jackson; known as Mr. October. An outfielder, he played 1967–87, mostly for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, and California Angels. Baseball Hall of Fame (1993)

Jackson, Robert H. British & World English

(1892–1954) US Supreme Court associate justice 1941–54; full name Robert Houghwout Jackson. He was on leave from the Court to serve as chief prosecutor for the US at the Nuremberg war crimes tribunal 1945–46

Jackson, Thomas Jonathan British & World English

(1824–63), American Confederate general; known as Stonewall Jackson. During the American Civil War he made his mark as a commander at the first battle of Bull Run in 1861 and later became the deputy of Robert E. Lee

Jackson in Jackson British & World English

The state capital of Mississippi; population 173,861 (est. 2008)

Jackson in Jacksonian British & World English

Relating to or denoting a form of epilepsy in which seizures begin at one site (typically a digit or the angle of the mouth)

Jackson Hole British & World English

A valley on the Snake River in northwestern Wyoming, partly in Grand Teton National Park, home to a fashionable resort

Pollock, Jackson British & World English

(1912–56), American painter; full name Paul Jackson Pollock. He was a leading figure in the abstract expressionist movement and from 1947 became the chief exponent of the style known as action painting, whereby he poured, splashed, or dripped paint on to the canvas

Jackson Heights British & World English

A commercial and residential section of northern Queens in New York City

Port Jackson willow British & World English

Either of two Australian acacias which were introduced into South Africa where they have become naturalized

Churchward, George Jackson British & World English

(1857–1933), English railway engineer. The standard 4-6-0 locomotives that he built at the Swindon works of the Great Western Railway were the basis of many later designs

Turner, Frederick Jackson British & World English

(1861–1932), US historian, educator, and writer. He revolutionized the study of the American frontier with his paper entitled “The Significance of the Frontier in American History” (1893). He also wrote The Frontier in American History (1920) and The Significance of Sections in American History (1932)

Snead, Sam British & World English

(1912–2002), US golfer; full name Samuel Jackson Snead; nickname Slammin' Sammy. He won a record 82 tournaments of the PGA Tour, including the Masters (1949, 1952, 1954), the PGA (1942, 1949, 1951), and the British Open (1946)

Stonewall Jackson in Jackson, Thomas Jonathan British & World English

(1824–63), American Confederate general; known as Stonewall Jackson. During the American Civil War he made his mark as a commander at the first battle of Bull Run in 1861 and later became the deputy of Robert E. Lee

Shelton Jackson Lee in Lee, Spike British & World English

(B.1957), American film director; born Shelton Jackson Lee. Lee’s declared intention is to express the richness of black American culture; films such as Do the Right Thing (1989) and Malcolm X (1992) sparked controversy with their treatment of racism

Jesse Louis Jackson in Jackson, Jesse British & World English

(1941-), US civil rights activist, politician, and clergyman; full name Jesse Louis Jackson. After working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the civil rights struggle, he campaigned for but failed to win the Democratic Party’s 1984 and 1988 presidential nominations. His son, Jesse Jackson, Jr.(1965-), a Democrat from Illinois, has been a member of the US House of Representatives since 1995

Jesse Jackson, Jr. in Jackson, Jesse British & World English

(1941-), US civil rights activist, politician, and clergyman; full name Jesse Louis Jackson. After working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the civil rights struggle, he campaigned for but failed to win the Democratic Party’s 1984 and 1988 presidential nominations. His son, Jesse Jackson, Jr.(1965-), a Democrat from Illinois, has been a member of the US House of Representatives since 1995

Michael Joe Jackson in Jackson, Michael British & World English

(1958–2009), American pop singer and songwriter; full name Michael Joe Jackson. Having started singing with his four brothers, as the Jackson Five, he became the most commercially successful American star of the 1980s with the albums Thriller (1982) and Bad (1987)

Samuel Jackson Snead in Snead, Sam British & World English

(1912–2002), US golfer; full name Samuel Jackson Snead; nickname Slammin' Sammy. He won a record 82 tournaments of the PGA Tour, including the Masters (1949, 1952, 1954), the PGA (1942, 1949, 1951), and the British Open (1946)

Paul Jackson Pollock in Pollock, Jackson British & World English

(1912–56), American painter; full name Paul Jackson Pollock. He was a leading figure in the abstract expressionist movement and from 1947 became the chief exponent of the style known as action painting, whereby he poured, splashed, or dripped paint on to the canvas

Reginald Martinez Jackson in Jackson, Reggie British & World English

(1946-) US baseball player; full name Reginald Martinez Jackson; known as Mr. October. An outfielder, he played 1967–87, mostly for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, and California Angels. Baseball Hall of Fame (1993)

Robert Houghwout Jackson in Jackson, Robert H. British & World English

(1892–1954) US Supreme Court associate justice 1941–54; full name Robert Houghwout Jackson. He was on leave from the Court to serve as chief prosecutor for the US at the Nuremberg war crimes tribunal 1945–46

Andrew Jackson Young, Jr in Young, Andrew British & World English

(1932-), US politician, civil rights leader, and clergyman; full name Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. He served in various capacities with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1964–70 before becoming a Democratic representative from Georgia in the US Congress 1973–77. He was the US ambassador to the United Nations 1977–79 and mayor of Atlanta 1982–90

we rejoined the highway at Jackson in rejoin English-Spanish

volvimos a tomar la autopista en Jackson


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