Mark Twain & Charles Dudley THE GILDED AGE: A TALE OF TODAY. This Book was written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley and is it unique because it is the only book that Twain collaborated on. This book satirizes greed and political corruption in post- Civil War America. (wiki, the Gilded Age: A Tale of Today)
Published his book PRUDENCE PALFREY
Mark Twain published his book THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER which is a story about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.
Whitman; LEAVES OF GRASS (Centennial Edition) Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems that focuses on nature and how a human being is intertwined in it. He expresses himself through free verse.
Campbell, D. "Brief Timeline of American Literature and Event 1870-1879." American Literature and Timelines. Campbell , 1 Mar 2012. Web. 29 Jan
Published her book UNDER THE LILACS a childrens novel.
Published his book THE AMERICAN a novel on a man and his journeys while on a trip in Europe.
Published her book Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives
Published her book JACK AND JILL: A VILLAGE STORY
Book based on a journey with his friend through central and southern Europe.
Published DEMOCRACY: AN AMERICAN NOVEL but the novel was published anonymously and only after his death he was named the author.
Ku Klux Klan trials began in federal court in Oxford Miss.
Congress establishes the civil service system.
1st National black convention meets in New Orleans.
Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute.
Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico.
Child labor law takes 12 year olds out of work force.
Fiji becomes a British possession.
The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.
Rutherford B Hayes declared president despite Samuel J Tilden winning the popular vote, but is 1 electoral vote shy of victory.
Attorney John Henry Smyth named US minister to Liberia.
US Congress enacts the Bland-Allison Act (over President Rutherford B. Hayes' veto), requiring the US Treasury to buy silver at market rates and coin it as silver dollars, and authorizes silver certificates of deposit.
Greece declares war on Turkey.
US population exceeds 50 million people
The Northeastern Railroad was chartered to run a line from Athens to Clayton or Rabun Gap in 1870. Construction from Athens to Lula began in 1871 was completed in 1876. The Northeastern Railroad would use the track from the Atlanta and Richmond Air Line between Lula and Cornelia, then head into northeast Georgia.
The Railway was incorporated in North Carolina. It was consolidated with the Knoxville and Augusta Railway Company.
W.H. Curtis Elementary School located on Wolf Fork Road.