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Emily Dickinson was born
The first Emily Dickinson poem is published.
Walt Whitman is born.
Civil War begins.
Walt Whitman dies.
Emily Dickinson starts making formal copies of her poems.
Emily Dickinson completes her studies at Amherst Academy.
Walt Whitman and his family move to Brooklyn.
Walt Whitman leaves school.
Walt Whitman gets a job as an apprentice for a newspaper out of Long Island.
The Whitman family moves back to Long Island.
Walt Whitman moves back to Long Island after a fire destroys the printing district in New York.
Walt Whitman moves back to New York.
Whitman published his first novel.
Emily Dickinson dies.
Civil War ends.
Abraham Lincoln assassinated.
Indian Removal Act
Book of Poetry published.
The California Gold Rush starts.
Emily meets Judge Otis.
Transcontinental Railroad gets built.
First female doctor.
Civil Rights Act
Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" published.
Whitman becomes a teacher.
Leonard Humphrey became Emily's principle.
Emily's father dies.
Compromise of 1850
Whitman suffers a stroke.
Emily's mother dies.
Emily withdraws from society.
Thomas Johnson publishes the poems of Emily Dickinson.
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