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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1774

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1773
1775
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1774
Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson
   An Ode Written on the Birthday of Mr. Henry Fergusson**
Samson Occom (Mohegan)
   Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Phillis Wheatley
   Letter to Samson Occom, Feb. 11, 1774**
   Philis's [sic] Reply to the Answer in our Last by the Gentleman in the Navy**
John Woolman
   from The Journal of John Woolman

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"Loyalist" Voices, c. 1774-1780
First permanent white settlement (Harrodsburg) in Kentucky founded by James Harrod.

Parliament passes Quebec Act.

Continental Association.

First Continental Congress adopts Suffolk Resolves.

Coercive Acts.

First Continental Congress (September 5).
1774-1775
"Loyalist" Voices
   When Good Queen Elizabeth Governed the Realm**
1774-1783
Lemuel Haynes
   Liberty Further Extended: Or Free Thoughts on the Illegality of Slave-keeping**
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