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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1907

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1906
1908
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1907
Henry Adams
from  The Education of Henry Adams
   Chapter XXV: "The Dynamo and the Virgin"**
Saint-Gauden's statue of
General Sherman
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Samuel de Champlain
from  The Voyages of Samuel de Champlain
   from The Voyages of 1615
   from The Voyages of the Great River St. Lawrence, 1608-1612
W.E.B. Du Bois
   The Song of the Smoke**
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Old Indian Days
William Dean Howells
   Through the Eye of a Needle
John Milton Oskison
   The Problem of Old Harjo**
Edith Wharton
   Madame de Treymes

Other Literary Publications
- Walter Rauschenbusch, Christianity and the Social Crisis
- William James, Pragmatism
"Gentlemen's Agreement" restricts immigration of Japanese laborers.

Roosevelt sends the "Great White Fleet" around the world; they return in 1909.

Executive order decreed by President Roosevelt prohibits Japanese immigrants from using Hawaii, Mexico, or Canada as routes to the U.S.

United Korean Society organized in Hawaii.

Bellingham, Washington drives out Asian Indians

Arrival of first Filipino laborers in Hawaii.

U.S. Marines quash rebellion in Honduras.

Oklahoma becomes the forty-sixth state.

Panic of 1907; economic disruption reveals flaws in U.S. currency and credit structures
text file  Jacob H. Schiff sponsors The Galveston Movement.

Peak immigration year: over 1.28 million immigrants from Europe.
1907-1908
Edith Wharton
   The Life Apart**
1906
1908







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