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American Lion is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. A foal of 2007 he was a contender in the 2010 Kentucky Derby. However, he did not finish in the money.

  • born in (8 years ago)


"American Lion": American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House is a 2008 biography by Jon Meacham of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. It won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

  • also known as American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
  • language: English Language
  • genre: Biography
  • subjects: History of the United States, Martin Van Buren, Andrew Jackson, United States of America
  • released on (6 years ago)
  • award:
    • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography nomination for Jon Meacham
    • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, received by Jon Meacham


The American lion – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion – is an extinct lion of the family Felidae, endemic to North America and northwestern South America during the Pleistocene epoch, existing for about 0.33 million years. It has been shown by genetic analysis to be a sister lineage to the Eurasian cave lion.

  • also known as 美洲擬獅

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Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The American lion. The puma, A Colswold lion. A sheep. Lion (grateful for kindness) : — Andp.oc'lus. (See under Lion as an emblem.) Sib Iwain de Gaixes was attended by a lion, which, in gratitude to the knight, who had delivered it from a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Jacksonian Era and Manifest Destiny (2016)

by Mark R. Cheathem, Terry Corps

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House .

Google previewAll Things Dickinson (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World by Wendy Martin

American Lion: Andrew Jackson and the White House. New York: Random House. Ogg, Frederic Austin. 1919. The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics. New Haven: Yale University Press. Wilentz, Sean. 2005.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Presidency (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

It is sometimes called the American Lion, although it is more allied to the leopard ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War (2013)

A Political, Social, and Military History

American Lion:Andrew Jackson in the White House. New York: Random House, ...

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