Thursday, September 6, 2007

Notable Events, People and Literature: 1826 to 1850

Notable Events and People: 1826 to 1850

First overland journey to Southern California/ Lyceum Movement/ Mardi Gras/ First friction match/ Andrew Jackson President/ Louis Daguerre and photography/ Indian Removal Act/ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/ Abortion a statutory crime; French Foreign Legion/ Nat Turner's rebellion/ Charles Darwin/ Telegraphy/ McCormick Reaper/ "Spoils System"/ Sewing machine/ Cholera/ Hodgkin's Disease/ Babbage's calculator/ Oxford Movement/ Hansom cabs in London/ Braille system/ London fire/ New York City fire/ The Alamo/ Texas/ President Van Buren/ Colt six-shooter/ McGuffy's Readers/ The Arc de Triomphe/ Queen Victoria/ First kindergarten/ Samuel F. B. Morse and the telegraph/ Morse Dode/ Pitman Shorthand system/ Underground Railway/ Cherokee Trail of tears/ Irish famine/ First state-supported normal (teacher's) school/ Baseball/ William Henry Harrison President/ Worldwide cholera epidemic/ Vice President Tyler becomes President on the death of Harrison/ Brook Farm/ New York State Fair/ Maine-Canadian border/ Fugitive Slave Act/ Child Labor Laws/ Oregon Trail/ Anaesthesia/ Tom thumb/ Gimbel's Department Store/ Dorothy Dix and mental patients/ Typewriter/ YMCA/ Brigham Young/ Manifest Destiny/ Mexican War/ Irish immigration/ Frederick Douglass/ The communist Manifesto/ Nitroglycerin/ Mexican War ends/ First Women's Rights Convention/ Gold in California/ Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railway/ First U.S. Woman doctor/ Safety pin patented/ Speed of light established/ U.S. Dept., of the Interior/ San Francisco fire.

Notable Literary Works: 1826 to 1850

The Last of the Mohicans. James F Cooper. 1826.
The Betrothed. Alessandro Manzoni. 1827.
The Prairie. James F Cooper. 1827.
Traditiones Perunas. Ricardo Palma. 1827/1906.
Fanshawe. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1828.
Elsie Dinsmore. Martha Farquaharson Finley. 1828/1909.
Wilhelm Meister's Travels, or the Renunciants. Goethe. 1829.
Les Chouans. Honore de Balzac. 1829.
Little Tragedies. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1830.
Wild Ass's Skin. Honore de Balzac. 1830.
The Red and the Black. Stendahl. 1830.
Tales of Belkin. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1830.
"Old Ironsides." Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1830.
Eugene Onegin. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1831.
"The City in the Sea." Edgar Allan Poe. 1831.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Victor Hugo. 1831.
Crotchet Castle. Thomas Love Peacock. 1831.
Indiana. George Sand. 1832.
The Legends of the Alhambra. Washington Irving. 1832.
"The Queen of Spades." Aleksandr Pushkin. 1833.
Eugenie Grandet. Honore de Balzac. 1833.
Sartor Resartus. Thomas Carlyle. 1833.
The Country Doctor. Honore de Balzac. 1833.
The Bronze Horseman. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1833.
Tracts for the Times. JH Newman. 1833/41.
"In Memoriam." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1833/50.
Pere Goriot. Honore de Balzac. 1834.
The Last Days of Pompeii. Edward Bulwer-Lytton. 1834.
The Yemassee. William Gilmore Simms. 1835.
Taras Bulba. Nikolay Golgol. 1835.
Don Alvaro o la fuerta del sino. Angel Saavedra Rivas. 1835.
"Berenice." Edgar Allan Poe. 1835.
Danton's Death. Georg Buchner. 1835.
"Young Goodman Brown." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1835.
Kalevala. Elias Lonnrott (Compiler). 1835/49.
"Concord Hymn." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1836.
Pickwick Papers. Charles Dickens. 1836.
"Nature." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1836.
Woyzeck. Georg Buchner. 1836.
The Inspector General. Nikolay Gogol. 1836.
Twice-Told Tales. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1837.
The French Revolution. Thomas Carlyle. 1837.
Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens. 1837/39.
The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. Edgar Allan Poe. 1838.
"Ligeia." Edgar Allan Poe. 1838.
Nicholas Nickleby. Charles Dickens. 1838.
"The Divinity School Address." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1838.
"The Village Blacksmith." H.W. Longfellow. 1839.
The Charterhouse of Parma. Stendahl. 1839.
"Each and All." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1839.
"The Fall of the House of Usher." Edgar Allan Poe. 1839.
The Green Mountain Boys. Daniel Pierce Thompson. 1839.

Two Years Before the Mast. Richard Henry Dana, Jr. 1840.
Sordello. Robert Browning. 1840.
The Old Curiosity Shop. Charles Dickens. 1840.
A Hero of Our Time. Mikhail Lermontov. 1840.
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. Edgar Allan Poe. 1840.
The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea. James F. Cooper. 1940.
"The Over-Soul." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
La Comedie Humaine (The Human Comedy). Honore de Balzac. 1841.
Barnaby Rudge. Charles Dickens. 1841.
"Compensation." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
"The Wreck of the Hesperus." HW Longfellow. 1841.
"Murders in the Rue Morgue." Edgar Allan Poe. 1841.
The Deerslayer. James F Cooper. 1841.
Pippa Passes. Robert Browning. 1841.
"Self-Reliance." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
Essays, First and Second Series. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841/44.
"My Last Duchess." Robert Browning. 1842.
"The Overcoat." Nikolay Golgol. 1842.
Dead Souls. Nikolay Gogol. 1842.
Lays of Ancient Rome. Thomas Babington Macaulay. 1842.
"The Pit and the Pendulum." Egar Allan Poe. 1842.
Consuelo. George Sand. 1842.
"Break, Break, Break," Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1842.
The Mysteries of Paris. Eugene Sue. 1842.
"Locksley Hall." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1842.
"Pied Piper of Hamelin." Robert Browning. 1842.
American Notes. Charles Dickens. 1842.
"TheTell-Tale Heart." Edgar Allan Poe. 1843.
"A Christmas Carol." Charles Dickens. 1843.
The Cry of the Children. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1843.
"The Gold Bug." Edgar Allan Poe. 1843.
The Bible in Spain. George Borrow. 1843.
Modern Painters (5 vols.). John ruskinn. 1843/60.
Pensees. Blaise Pascal. 1844 (publ).
"Rappaccini's Daughter." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1844.
Don Juan Tenorio. Jose Zorilla y Moral. 1844.
The Count of Monte Cristo. Alexandre Dumas. 1844.
The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas. 1844.

Maria Magdalena. Friedrich Hebbel. 1844.
"Lady Geraldine's Courthsip." Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1844.
The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., Written by Himself. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1844.
Coningsby, or The New Generation. Benjamin Disraeli. 1844.
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Charles Dickens. 1844.
Sybil, or the Two Nations. Benjamin Disraeli. 1845.
"The Raven." Edgar Allan Poe. 1845.
The Rose and the Ring. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1845.
"Cricket on the Hearth." Charles Dickens. 1845.
Facundo. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. 1845.
Hard Times. Charles Dickens. 1845.
"The Purloined Letter." Edgar Allan Poe. 1845.
"How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix." Robert Browning. 1845.
The Littlepage Manuscripts. James F Cooper. 1845/46.
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. Herman Melville. 1846.
Mosses from an Old Manse. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1846.
The Double. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1846.
Poor Folk. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1846.
La Cousine Bette. Honore de Balzac. 1846.
Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the Tallapoosa Volunteers. Johnson Jones Hooper. 1846.
"The Birthmark." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1846.
Jane Eyre. Charlotte Brontee. 1847.
Wuthering Heights. Emily Bronte. 1847.
Tancred, or the New Crusade. Benjamin Disraeli. 1847.
"Ulalume." Edgar Allan Poe. 1847.
Box and Cox. John Maddison Morton. 1847.
Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie. HW Longfellow. 1847.
Le Cousin Pons. Honore de Balzac. 1847.
Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas. Herman Melville. 1847.
Agnes Grey. Anne Bronte. 1847.
"The House of Life." Dante Gabriel Rosetti. 1848.
Vanity Fair, A Novel without a Hero. Milliam Makepeace Thackeray. 1848.
Dombey and Son. Charles Dickens. 1848.

Mary Barton. Elizabeth Gaskell. 1848.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Anne Bronte. 1848.
"Eureka." Edgar Allan Poe. 1848.
The Communist Manifesto. Marx/Engels. 1848.
The Bigelow Papers. James Russell Lowell. 1848.
Fable for Critics. James Russell Lowell. 1848.
Memoires d'outre-tombe (Memories from Beyond the Tomb). Francois Rene de Chateaubriand. 1848/50.
The History of Pendnnis. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1848/50.
"Civil Disobedience." Henry Thoreau. 1849.
Shirley. Charlotte Bronte. 1849.
Mardi and a Voyage Thither. Hemran Melville. 1849.
"The Building of the Ship." HW Longfellow. 1849.
"Annabel Lee." Edgar Allan Poe. 1849.
David Coppefield. Charles Dickens. 1849/50.
Representative Men. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1850.
White Jacket, or The World in a Man-o-War. Herman Melivlle. 1850.
A Month in the Country. Ivan turgenev. 1850.
Sonnets from the Portuguese. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1850.
The Prelude. William Wordsworth. 1850.
"The Blessed Damosel." Dante Gabriel Rosetti. 1850.
The Scarlet Letter. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1850.

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