Freedom (See also Deliverance.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Freedom (See also Deliverance.)


  1. Areopagitica pamphlet supporting freedom of the press. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 46]
  2. Berihah 1940s underground railroad for Jews out of East Europe. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 80]
  3. Bill of Rights (1791) term popularly applied to first 10 Amendments of U.S. Constitution. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 78]
  4. Declaration of Human Rights (1948) declaration passed by the United Nations; the rights are the individual freedoms usually associated with Western democracy. [World Hist.: Payton, 186]
  5. Declaration of Independence (1776) document declaring the independence of the North American colonies. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 186]
  6. Declaration of Indulgence (1672) Charles II’s attempt to suspend discrimination against Nonconformists and Catholics. [Br. Hist.: Payton, 186]
  7. Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789) proclaimed legal equality of man. [Fr. Hist.: Payton, 186]
  8. eagle widely used as national symbol. [Animal Folklore: Jobes, 213]
  9. Eleutherius epithet of Zeus, meaning “god of freedom.” [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 292]
  10. Fourth of July American independence day. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
  11. Great Emancipator, The sobriquet of Abraham Lincoln. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 329]
  12. Henry, Patrick (1736–1799) famous American patriot known for his statement: “Give me liberty or give me death.” [Am. Hist.: Hart, 367]
  13. Jubilee year fiftieth year; liberty proclaimed for all inhabitants. [O.T.: Leviticus 25:8–13]
  14. Magna Charta symbol of British liberty. [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
  15. Monroe Doctrine consolidated South American independence; stonewalled European intervention. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 329–330]
  16. Phrygian cap presented to slaves upon manumission. [Rom. Hist.: Jobes, 287]
  17. Rütli Oath legendary pact establishing independence of Swiss cantons (1307). [Swiss Hist.: NCE, 2384]
  18. Rienzi liberator of Rome from warring Colonna and Orsini families. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Rienzi, Westerman, 203]
  19. Runnymede site of Magna Charta signing (1215). [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
  20. Statue of Liberty perhaps the most famous monument to independence. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 284]
  21. Underground Railroad effective means of escape for southern slaves. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 514]
  22. water willow indicates independence. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]