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

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