Antislavery Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Antislavery

  1. Abolitionists activist group working to free slaves. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 1]
  2. Emancipation Proclamation edict issued by Abraham Lincoln freeing the slaves (1863). [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 869]
  3. Free Soil Party Abolitionist political party before Civil War. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 3]
  4. Jayhawkers antislavery guerrillas fighting on Union side in Civil War. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 256]
  5. Laus Deo! poem written to celebrate emancipation of slaves. [Am. Lit.: “Laus Deo!” in Hart, 460]
  6. Liberator William Lloyd Garrison’s virulently Abolitionist newspaper. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 142]
  7. Lincoln, Abraham (1809–1865) sixteenth U.S. president; issued Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 286–287]
  8. North Star newspaper supporting emancipation founded by Frederick Douglass. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 607]
  9. Shelby, George vows to devote self to freeing slaves. [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
  10. Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811–1896) author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, influential Abolitionist novel. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 481]
  11. Uncle Tom’s Cabin highly effective, sentimental Abolitionist novel. [Am. Lit.: Jameson, 513]
  12. Underground Railroad system which helped slaves to escape to the North. [Am. Hist.: EB, X: 255]