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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1889

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1888
1890
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1889
Ambrose Bierce
   Chickamauga**

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
   A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

José Martí
   La edad de oro

Related Literary Events
Claude McKay was born.

Kansas passes first U.S. antitrust law.

Hull House opens in Chicago.

Washington, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota join the Union.

Chae Chan Ping v. U.S.; Chinese exclusion laws are constitutional.
First Japanese Nishi Hongwanji priest arrives in Hawaii.

National Farmers’ Alliance formed.

U.S., Great Britain, and Germany establish protectorate over Samoan Islands.

First Oklahoma Land Rush (April 22).

Mary Seymour Foot begins publishing Business Woman's Journal.

Andrew Carnegie, The Gospel of Wealth.

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