American Lit. Project

  • Jul 8, 1524

    Kiddnapping Native

    Kiddnapping Native
    This was the first kidnapping in America explorers toke a indian child to bring back to France on July 8, 1524
  • Period: Jul 8, 1524 to

    Native Americans

    natives of the americas
  • Mar 5, 1546

    Native Slaves

    Native Slaves
    It became legal by "New Law" in 1546 to have a Native American as a slave.
  • Anne Bradstreet

    Anne Bradstreet was the first American poet though Natives had there stories and poems they were not writen.
  • Mayflower

    In 1614 the pilgrams came to leave side by side with the Native Americans.
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    The times of puritans and the first Great Awaking.
  • Salem witch trials

    Salem witch trials
    The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693.
  • New Orleans

    New Orleans
    On May 7, 1718 the largest city in Louisiana, New Orleans was founded by French colonist.
  • The First Great Awakening

    The First Great Awakening
    The First Great Awaking began with preachers speaking of salvation of Jesus Chirst and the importance of purity.
  • Johnathan Edwards

    Johnathan Edwards
    On July, 8 1741 Johnathan Edwards published "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
  • Industral Revolution

    Industral Revolution
    The start of the industal revolution in 1760 was a significant infleunce on the romantic writing style.
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    Romanticism styled writing.
  • William Wordsworth

    William Wordsworth
    The leader of the Romanticism movement, William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770.
  • The Prelude

    The Prelude
    The Prelude was published in 1850 by William Wordswprth.
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  • Cross of Snow

    Cross of Snow
    "Cross of snow" is a poem writen by Henry Wadsworth in 1863.
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    The NAACP was a huge sucess and effected the racial improvement of Afircan Americans and was founded in 1909.
  • Carl Sandburg

    Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg wrote Chicago his poem in 1914 in the times of the Harlem Renaissance but he was a white writer.
  • New Nergo Movement

    New Nergo Movement
    In 1925 the cultural movement in the 20s was called "New Negro Movement" by Alain Locke.