Antislavery


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Antislavery

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