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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1836

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Year
Literary
Historical
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1836
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature**
A Caricature of
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The Hudon River School,
Romanticism, and
American Painting
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Angelina Grimke
Abolitionist Sisterhood Image file

Sarah Moore Grimké
   from Appeal to the Christian Women of the South

Washington Irving
   Astoria

Related Literary Events
Marietta Holley (pseud. "Josiah Allen's Wife") was born.

Sarah M. B. Piatt was born.

Davy Crockett died.
Arkansas admitted to the Union.

Martin Van Buren elected President.

House of Representatives passes "gag rule" forbidding discussion or introduction of abolitionist petitions.

Republic of Texas is Declared.

Deposition Act.

Specie Circular.

Battle of San Jacinto.

Arkansas admitted to the Union.

Bureau of Indian Affairs is established.

Goliad massacre.

Siege of the Alamo: Mexican troops slaughter Texas force in San Antonio (March 6)
1835
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