Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe is born
Edgar's mom, Elizabeth Poe, dies
Poe began to drink heavily
Poe attended the University of Virginia
Poe's first book was published "Tamer lane and Other Poems"
Poe joined the U.S. Army
Poe's Mother (Ms. Allan) died of Tuberculosis
John Allan signed Edgar's application for West Point
Edgar entered West Point as a cadet
Poe went to NYC and had some poetry published
Poe's dad died and Edgar did not get mentioned in the will
Poe got a job as an Editor at a newspaper (Southern Literary Messenger)
Poe marries his cousin, Virginia
Edgar quit his job because of "poor salary"
Poe wrote "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" but found no success
Poe moved to Philidelphia and wrote "Ligeia"
Poe published "Tales of Grotesque and Arabesque"
Poe becaume Editor for Graham's Magazine
Poe quit Graham's Magazine and started "The Stylus" but failed
Poe published booklets containing some short stories
Poe moved back to NYC
Poe became an editor for "The Broadway Journal"
"The Raven" was published in January
"The Journal" ran out of money and Edgar was jobless again
Virginia died 10 days after Edgar's birthday
Edgar died October 7
President is Thomas Jefferson
The War of 1812 Begins
Washington D.C. is burned by British Forces
First Seminole War (Ends in 1818)
Treaty with Britain sets 49th Parallel
Presidential Elections (One of the most interesting in US History
John Quincy Adams is President
Andrew Jackson is President
Cherokee "Trail of Tears"
William Harrison is President
John Tyler is President
James Polk is President
Gold discovered in California; Gold Rush begins
Zachary Tyler is President