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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1779

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Year
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1779
"Loyalist" Voices
   A Song**
"Patriot" Voices
   Sir Harry's Invitation**

Other literary publications
Judith Sargent Murray, On the Equality of the Sexes (published 1790)
After winning the Battle of Elmira, U.S. troops destroy nearly forty Native American villages in retaliation for tribal collaboration with the British.

George Rogers Clark recaptures Vincennes.

Spain declares war on Britain.
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