English 2h

English 2h timeline

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  • Jun 13, 1500

    Native American Culture

    Native American Culture
    Years that the native american traditions came to be about in america. Also the year the native american stories began to be told.
  • Period: Jun 14, 1500 to

    Native americans

    Are the indigenous peoples in North America within the boundaries of the present-day continental United States, Alaska, and the island state of Hawaii. They are composed of numerous, distinct Native American tribes and ethnic groups, many of which survive as intact political communities.
  • The Sky Tree

    The Sky Tree
    It was the tree that everyone depended on. It was the only thing that could keep everyone alive, it was like the Tree of Life. When the old chief was dying, his wife had to get to the top of the tree but it split in half and fell into a hole. The water animals know they needed to help, so they created a new island with the pieces of the great tree fell to root.
  • Puritans in New England

    Puritans in New England
    Puritans were a group of English protestants that rose in the sixteenth century. They wanted to eliminate traces of the origins in the Roman Catholic Church. They used the bible as an example for simple, plain styled writing.
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    They saw straight relations in the biblical events in their own lives. Spiritual matters also influenced Puritan government. Puritans believed that people should go freely into agreements applying with the government. The Puritans saw straight relations between the connections and biblical events in their own lives
  • Plymoth Plantation

    In December 1620, while the Mayflower was anchored in Provincetown Harbor, Bradford and other men took a small boat ashore to scout for a place to land and build shelter. When they returned, Bradford learned that his young wife had fallen or jumped from the ship.
  • Anne Bradstreets house burns

    Anne Bradstreets house burns
    Anne wrote the poem "Here Follow Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10, 1666.
  • information that shocked the world

    information that shocked the world
    one afternoon Abigail Williams and her cousin Betty pariss were questioned by her uncle Reverend parris and they told him that they were dancing naked in the woods.
  • Crucible

    In the spring time there were trials going on to determine who was going to confess to being a witch.
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    valued feelings over motives and logic. Powers of imagination and individual spirits, and beauty of the world. Romantics provided expression for the arising of the Industrial Revolution
  • Thanatopsis

    Is a poem by the American poet William Cullen Bryant. is the story of life and death and how it is viewed.
  • The Devil and Tom Walker

    American version of the archetypal story of Faust, the sixteenth-century German philosopher who sells his soul to the devil for knowledge and power. written by Washington Irving.
  • Cross of Snow

    Cross of Snow
    Their was a different perspective on this type of nature. It showed death in his eyes, and he saw the same cross that he wore upon his chest. He still feels for his wife that has passed 18 years after his previous wife. After seeing that sign, he still feels as after those years she passed, he still feels as if the time will never change.
  • Outcast of Poker Flat

    Outcast of Poker Flat
    Nature is showing no mercy to the outcast of the poker flat cabin. Their are good and heroic people in the outcast of the society.
  • Emily Dickenson

    Emily Dickenson
    was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. Best known for the poem " 'i heard a fly buzz" and " Because I Could Not Stop For Death"
  • "The Raven

    A narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow fall into madness. The lover, often identified as being a student,[1][2] is lamenting the loss of his love, Lenore.
  • Henry David Therou "life in the woods"

    An American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance.
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    Realist sought to portray ordinary life and people accurately.They wanted to make fiction true to life by describing people, situations, and settings.
  • "Life on The Mississippi

    Is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War.
  • "Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge"

    A short story by American author Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913). Originally published by the The San Francisco Examiner in 1890, it was first collected in Bierce's 1891 book Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. The story, which is set during the Civil War, is famous for its irregular time sequence and twist ending. It is Bierce's most anthologized story.
  • Miniver Cheevy

    Miniver Cheevy
    A poem about Miniver Cheevy, he missed the swords and battling. He dreamed of the mythical life of ancient greece and battles. He wanted to live that life, because swords and steeds had him so happy.
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    Poets took the first step in modernism by experimenting with form and technique. The movements of symbolism and imagism developed.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke. Though it was centered in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, many French-speaking black writers from African and Caribbean colonies who lived in Paris were also influenced by the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Jazz Age

    Jazz Age
    This was the years that jazz music and dance became popular after the Great Deprestion.
  • Modernism and Contemporary American Literature

    Contemporary l\Literature Started after WWII.
  • John Steinbeck "of mice and men"

    Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression in California, USA
  • Secret life of Walter Mitty

    Story wrote by by James Thurber. The most famous of Thurber's stories,[1] it first appeared in The New Yorker on March 18, 1939, and was first collected in his book My World and Welcome to It (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1942).[2] It has since been reprinted in James Thurber: Writings and Drawings (The Library of America, 1996, ISBN 1-883011-22-1), and is one of the most frequently anthologized short stories in American literature.[3] The story is considered one of Thurber's "acknowledged maste