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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1765

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1766
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1765
Jonathan Edwards
   Personal Narrative**
Nathaniel Evans
   Ode to the Memory of Mr. Thomas Godfrey**
Thomas Godfrey
   from The Prince of Parthia, A Tragedy
Stamp Act
Quartering Act
African American slave Jenny Slew files suit to win her freedom in Massachusetts.

Colonists begin boycott of British goods.

Sons of Liberty band together throughout the colonies.

Loyal Nine formed in Boston to oppose the Stamp Act.
1764
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