William Cullen Bryant was an American poet born in 1794 who is considered to be a key writer of American Romanticism. He also worked as the editor of the New York Evening Post for many years. He is best known for his ‘Thanatopsis.’
‘The Death of Slavery,’ a poem by William Cullen Bryant is written just after the American Civil War ended. It talks about the personified slavery, whose reign has ended and the slaves are freed from shackles of bondage.