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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1913

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1912
1914
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1913
Willa Cather
   O Pioneers!
Theodore Dreiser
   A Traveler at Forty
W.E.B. Du Bois
   The Star of Ethiopia
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Indian Child Life
Robert Frost
   The Pasture**
Ellen Glasgow
   Virginia
Native American Oral Poetry
 A Selection of Poems
   Song of War (Odjib'we, Anishinabe)**
Gertrude Stein
   Preciosilla**
   Susie Asado**
Edith Wharton
   The Custom of the Country
William Carlos Williams
   The Tempers

Related Literary Events
Carlos Bulosan was born.
Robert Hayden was born.
Muriel Rukeyser was born.
E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) died.
Alien land law passed in California; prohibits "aliens ineligible to citizenship" from buying or leasing land for more than three years.

Federal Reserve Act: first thorough reorganization of the nation's banking system since the Civil War.

Thirty thousand march for female suffrage in New York.

Underwood-Simmons Tariff.

Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified; authorizes Congress to impose taxes on incomes.

Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified; provides for popular election of U.S. senators.

Establishment of the U.S. Department of Labor

Marchers for female suffrage are mobbed in Washington, D.C. parade.

Hindustani Association founded by Sikhs in Washington and Oregon.

The revolutionary Ghadar Party organized by Asian Indians in California.

Filipino Unemployed Association founded in Hawaii by Pablo Manlapit.

Residents of Hemet, California forcibly expel Korean farmworkers.

 Anarchist Emma Goldman deported.

 Trial of Leo Frank in Atlanta.

Webb-Alien Landholding Bill prevents Japanese from owning U.S. land.

Northwest Japanese Association of America organized in Seattle.

image file Armory art exhibit in New York.

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