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chronology prepared by Max Lester Loges (Lamar University)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
1835 Samuel Colt invents the revolver
1835 American colonists in Texas revolt against Mexican rule
1835, January 30 First attempt on the life of a US president
1835, October 21 A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison
1835, November 02 Texas announces secession
1835, December 20 Gold discovered in Georgia
1835, December 28
(to 1842)
Second Seminole War
1836, March 27 Goliad executions
1836, April 21 Texas independence recognised by Mexico
1836, May 25 Gag Law adopted
1836, June 15 Arkansas admitted to the Union
1836, July 11 Specie Circular issued
1837 Smallpox epidemic kills 15,000 Native American Indians
1837 Plow with a steel blade introduced by John Deere
1837 Telegraph: Samuel Morse granted patent
1837, January 26 Michigan admitted to the Union
1837, March 01 Republic of Texas recognised by the US Government
1837, March
(to 1843)
First Great Depression in US
1837, March 04
(to 1841, March 04)
Presidency of Martin Van Buren
1837, August 31 Emerson delivers his American Scholar address
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Citation:
Loges, Max Lester. "Author Chronology for Mark Twain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 January 2010.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=4486, accessed 30 July 2014.]