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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1775

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1775
"Patriot" Voices
   Alphabet**
   The Irishman's Epistle to the Officers and Troops at Boston**
   The King's own Regulars, And their Triumphs over the Irregulars**
   The Yankee's Return from Camp**
Philip Freneau
   A Political Litany**
Anna Young Smith
   An Elegy to the Memory of the American Volunteers, . . . April 19, 1775**
   On Reading Swift's Works**
Mercy Otis Warren
   from An Address to the Inhabitants of the United States of America image file
   from The Ladies of Castille
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   The Group**
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   To Fidelio, Long Absent re the great public Cause**
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Shaker Anna Lee becomes the first conscientious objector to the war.

Virginia Governor Lord Dunmore promises freedom to any slave assisting in the restoration of Royal authority in Virginia.

Paul Revere and William Dawes ride from Boston to Lexington to warn colonists of approaching British troops (April 18).

Battle of Lexington (April 19).

Second Continental Congress (May).

Patrick Henry delivers his famous "Give me liberty..." speech in Richmond, Virginia (May 23).

George Washington named chief of continental forces (June 15).

Battle of Bunker Hill (June 17).

Olive Branch Petition (July 5).
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