Jackson Day

Se celebra el 8 de enero en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica. Este día rememora la Batalla de Nueva Orleans, la cual es un episodio de la lucha del pueblo norteamericano por lograr su independencia del gobierno británico. En realidad, no está compuesta por una sola batalla, sino por una serie de ellas comprendidas en el período que abarca desde diciembre de 1814 hasta enero de 1815. La victoria americana en esta región forzó a los británicos a reconocer las pretensiones de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica sobre Louisiana y la parte occidental de Florida, lo que da origen al fin de la Guerra de Independencia Americana y a la incorporación política del estado de Louisiana a la Unión. El comandante Andrew Jackson lideró las fuerzas norteamericanas durante esta campaña, llamada "del Golfo".

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  • Jackson Day — Batalla de Nueva Orleans Día de celebración 8 de enero Lugar de celebración Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • jackson day — noun Usage: usually capitalized J&D Etymology: after Andrew Jackson : the anniversary on January 8 of the successful defense of New Orleans by General Jackson in 1815 which is a legal holiday in Louisiana and generally observed by Democrats… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jackson Day — Jack′son Day n. January 8, a holiday commemorating Andrew Jackson s victory at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815: a legal holiday in Louisiana …   From formal English to slang

  • Jackson Day — noun Etymology: Andrew Jackson; from his defense of New Orleans Date: 1885 January 8 celebrated as a legal holiday in Louisiana to commemorate the successful defense of New Orleans in 1815 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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