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Open Jackson, Andrew (1767 - 1845)
Jackson, Andrew (1767 - 1845)

The seventh American president, Andrew Jackson, is called by many historians the first popularly elected president of the United States. His first

Jackson, Glenda (1936 - )

1936- ♦ English actress and Labour politician She was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, became a student at RADA, and made her theatrical debut in

Open Jackson, Jesse (1941 - )
Jackson, Jesse (1941 - )

Among the most dramatic social movements in American history, the civil rights crusade has been powered as much by charismatic leaders as by

Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (1824 - 1863)

After Lee the most mythologized Confederate general of the Civil War, Jackson died shortly after leading one of his trademark idiosyncratic flanking

Open Jacobins

The Jacobins, also known as the Jacobin Club or the Society of the Friends of the Constitution, were the most radical group of the French Revolution

Open James, Jesse Woodson (1847 - 1892)
James, Jesse Woodson (1847 - 1892)

Jesse James (1847–82) was an infamous outlaw of the American West in the 1860s through the 1880s. He committed dozens of robberies and murdered at


Inhabitants of Japan; people of Japanese culture or descent. Japan is an unusually homogeneous society, which has always been adept at assimilating

Open Japanese American internment
Japanese American internment

The Japanese American internment consisted of the relocation and incarceration of more than 110,000 persons during World War II. It is one of the most

Jaruzelski, Wojciech (1923 - 2014)

( vōĭ'chĕkh vē'tōld yäruzĕl'uskē ), 1923–2014, Polish military and political leader. His family fled the 1939 German invasion to Lithuania, and were

Jaurès, Jean (1859 - 1914)

French socialist politician. He was considered a commanding intellectual presence within the socialist movement in France, through his writings (which