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

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

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