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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1831

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1831
Edgar Allan Poe
   Bridal Ballad**
   Israfel**
   The City in the Sea**
   The Sleeper**
   To Helen**
William Lloyd Garrison
Northern Sentiments on Slavery Image file
John Greenleaf Whittier
   Legends of New England

Related Literary Events
Rebecca Harding Davis was born.

Other literary publications
- Dictation of the slave narrative, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave
New England Association of Farmers, Mechanics, and other Workingmen begins to organize.

Cherokee Nation v. Georgia.

Mount Auburn Cemetery opens.

Convention of People of Color meets for the first time in Philadelphia.

Emancipation debates in Virginia state legislature.

Charles G. Finney’s Rochester revival ends.

Nat Turner Insurrection In Virginia (August 13).

text file  William Lloyd Garrison begins publication of The Liberator, an abolitionist journal.

Female Literary Association of Philadelphia founded.

African-American Female Intelligence Society of Boston founded.

Alexis de Tocqueville begins visit to the United States to study American penitentiaries.
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