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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1888

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1888
Grace King
   Monsieur Motte

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Mourning Dove (Okanogan) was born.

T.S. Eliot was born.

Eugene O'Neill was born.

John Crowe Ransom was born.

Louisa May Alcott died.
The Nation's first electric trolley line begins operation in Richmond, Virginia.

Benjamin Harrison elected president.

Las Gorras Blancas (White Caps) raid ranchers in northern New Mexico.

Great Blizzard hits east coast, killing four hundred (March).

Scott Act prohibits Chinese laborers from reentering America once they have left, voiding all prior reentry certificates (October 1).

Society of Christian Socialists founded.
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