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Can you name the American Literature period based off the hint?

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Started around 2000 BC
People start adopting Deism
Caused by the end of the Civil War
Arrogant in their religious faith
Started because of King Henry VIII
Marked a diversity of expression among blacks
America starts to experiment with fiction
Response to romanticism
First offshoot of Romancticism
Mood is gloomy and foreboding
Time when people realized they could make money writing
Lasted from 1607-1750
Used a highly ornate style of writing
Stories were passed down throughout the generations through stories, performances, songs, and ceremonies
Lasted from 1915-1945
Lasted from 1750-1800
Start of persuasive writing
Writers broke away from traditional values
Cultural movement centered in a portion of NYC
Time when America had 500 languages

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