Unformatted text preview: 1816 Byron publishes The Prisoner of Chillon. 1819 Slave smuggling becomes a lucrative trade. 1820 The Missouri Compromise keeps a balance between slave and free states. Abolitionist pamphlets, speeches, and correspondence in circulation. 1824 Byron dies while fighting for Greek independence. 1831 The New England Anti-Slavery Society is formed. William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing The Liberator. Nat Turner initiates a slave insurrection in Virginia. He and nineteen other blacks are hanged....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
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