Allusions in Mockingbird

Chapter 1 - Allusions[pic]
Andrew Jackson: 7th President of the United States (1829-1837). Find out more about Andrew Jackson.
Battle of Hastings: a decisive battle in the Norman Conquests of England in 1066. Find out more about the Battle of Hastings.
Cornwall: a country at the southwest tip of England. Find Cornwall on a map of the United Kingdom.
disturbance between the North and the South: The Civil War (1861-1865) Find out more about the Civil War.
Dracula: the 1931 film version of the famous vampire story. See a storyboard from the film.
flivver: another name for a Model-T Ford.
Jamaica: an island country in the West Indies, south of Cuba. See a map of Jamaica.
John Wesley: (1702-1791) Founder of the Methodist Church. See a picture of John Wesley.
Meridian, Mississippi: Meridian is a city in east Mississippi. Find it on a map of Mississippi.
Merlin: King Arthur's adviser, prophet and magician. See a picture of Merlin and a picture of Merlin with the baby Arthur.
Mobile: a city in southwest Alabama. Find Mobile on a map of Alabama.
no money to buy it with: an allusion to the Great Depression. Find out about the stock market crash that led to the Depression, and see a timeline for the Great Depression.
nothing to fear but fear itself: an allusion to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first Inaugural Address. Read the speech.
Pensacola: a city in northwest Florida. Find Pensacola on a map of Florida.
Philadelphia: a city in southeast Pennsylvania. Find Philadelphia on a map of Pennsylvania.
stumphole whiskey: illegally made and sold whiskey that would be hidden in the holes of tree stumps.
Tuscaloosa: a city in central Alabama. Find Tuscaloosa on a map of Alabama.
Chapter 2 - Allusions
Bullfinch: an allusion to Bulfinch's Mythology, a famous collection of Greek myths. Jem is kidding, of course, but his reference to Bullfinch's Mythology is another indication of how much of a reader Scout has always been. Discover...