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Civil War era

Civil War era authors, stories, quotations, and laws

Isabella Baumfree, American abolitionist, women's rights activist Sojourner Truth
Author Uncle Tom's Cabin, abolitionist, "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!" Harriet Beecher Stowe
First American author accepted abroad, romanticist, Stephen Crane
The Great Negro Educator, orator, philanthropist, First African American to be invited to the White House Booker T. Washington
artist, After The Hurricane Bahamas, Rowing Home Winslow Homer
was the "Gentle Bushranger", like Robin Hood Mathew Brady
Assassinated Lincoln John Wilkes Booth
First shots of the Civil War were fired here Ft. Sumter
Confederate victory, Beauregard, first battle that people watched from a distance and had picnics Bull Run
Turning point of the war, Union victory Gettysburg, Battle of
written by Lincoln dedicating grounds to fallen soldiers, "government of the people, by the people, for the people" Gettysburg Address
location where the Civil War officially ended Appomattox Court House
theater Lincoln was in when assassinated Ford's Theater
play Lincoln was watching when assassinated Our American Cousin
Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stephen Crane Red Badge of Courage
made it against the law to keep or hide slaves Fugitive Slave Law
Freed slaves over which the Union had no power, Emancipation Proclamation
prohibits slavery Thirteenth Amendment
William Tecumseh Sherman- war should not be glorified under any circumstances "War at its best is barbarism...War is Hell."
Stephen Crane- man is nothing in the scheme of things "A Man said to the Universe, 'Sir, I exist!' 'However,'replied the Universe, 'That has not created in me a sense of responsibility.'"
Sojourner Truth- a woman can withstand anything that a man can "And ain't I a woman?"
greatest novelist, Anna Karenina, War & Peace Leo Tolstoy
romanticism, The Las of the Mohicans, Natty Bumppo James F. Cooper
realist, understood money, Palliser Novels, Chronicles of Barsetshire Anthony Trollope
realist, The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Hazard of New Fortunes William Dean Howells
realist, Robinson Crusoe, Captain Singleton, Moll Flanders Daniel DeFoe
Naturalist, socialist, The Octopus, The Pit Frank Norris
maintains that the ultimate nature of reality is ideal Idealism
Mark Twain regionalism
Henry James psychological novel
Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, naturalism
A humorist who uses criticism and sarcasm, Stephen Cooper ironist
psychological novelist, Daisy Miller, Portrait of a Lady Henry James
First American author accepted abroad, romanticist, ironist, naturalist, Red Badge of Courage, Blue Hotel Stephen Crane
why ordinary people behave the way they do, relied on sciences and human behavior realism
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