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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1893

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1893
Ambrose Bierce
   Can Such Things Be?

Paul Laurence Dunbar
   Oak and Ivy

Louise Imogen Guiney
   Hylas**

William Dean Howells
   An Imperative Duty

Grace King
   Balcony Stories
   The Little Convent Girl**

Related Literary Events
Michael Gold was born.

Other literary publications
- Stephen Crane, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
- Sophia Alice Callahan, Wynema
The Japanese Shoemakers' League, first Japanese trade association, organized in San Francisco.

Overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii.

Drain of Treasury’s gold reserve.

Repeal of Sherman Silver Purchase Act.

Colorado is the first state to grant women suffrage.

Ida B. Wells Barnett becomes prominent in the antilynching crusade.

Inauguration of Grover Cleveland (DN.Y.).

Residents of southern Californian attempt to expel their Chinese neighbors.

World’s Congress of Representative Women.

Dawes Commission formed.

Illinois Factory Law; outlaws the employment of children younger than fourteen at night and limits their workdays to eight hours.

Financial Panic of 1893 begins (April 21).

Patent on Bell Telephone expires.

text file   World's Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago.

text file   Frederick Jackson Turner reads The Significance of the Frontier in American History at the meeting of American Historical Association.

Frank Lloyd Wright opens architectural design firm.

National Council of Jewish Women founded in Chicago.

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