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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1914

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1914
Mary Antin
   They Who Knock at the Gates: A Complete Gospel of Immigration
Emily Dickinson
   Volcanoes be in Sicily**
Theodore Dreiser
   The Titan
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
   Indian Scout Talks
Robert Frost
   Mending Wall**
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
   Oread**
Amy Lowell
   A Lady**

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Ralph Waldo Ellison was born.
Bernard Malamud was born.
Thomas S. Whitecloud (Chippewa) was born.
Edith Maud Eaton (Sui Sin Far) died.
U.S. troops occupy Vera Cruz during the Mexican Revolution.

Federal Trade Commission Act.

Narcotics Act.

Wilson protests British interception of U.S. merchant ships
National guardsmen fire on a tent colony of striking miners and their families in Ludlow, Colorado; approximately twenty men, women, and children are killed by bullets and the ensuing fire set by the guardsmen (April 20).

Socialist leader Eugene V. Debs receives a ten-year sentence for his opposition to the war.

Panama Canal is completed.

Clayton Antitrust Act exempts organized labor from antitrust legislation.

President Wilson proclaims American neutrality in World War I.

Great War erupts in Europe after Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo (August).

Little Review, started by Margaret Anderson, begins publication.

President Wilson declares "Mother's Day" a national holiday.

image file Meta Warrick Fuller sculpts Ethiopia Awakening.

image file Photograph of ruined Ludlow Tent Colony.

audio fileMending Wall

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