The life and times of Edgar Allan Poe
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Poe's death had haunted him all his life.
He was found semi-concious on a Baltimore street one day and later died in a hospital.
The circumstances for his death remain a mystery to this day.
The Smithsonian Institute was founded by a scientist named James Smithson. The Smithsonian Institute was founded in 1846. Later years it became more updated, soon making it's own magazine.
"The Raven" made Edgar Allan Poe famous and allowed him to draw larger crowds for lectures.
These larger Lectures allowed Poe to buy out the owners of “The Broadway Journal” to run his own magazine.
Only received 14 dollars for the publication of the poem.
He was an escaped slave
Became one of the foremost black abolitionists in the US
His powerful speeches, newspaper articles, and books awakened whites to the evils of slavery and inspired blacks in their struggle for freedom and equality.
Poe married his cousin, Virginia Clemm when she was 13.
He was a devoted husband, he loved her very much.
She was singing one day when she coughed up blood, showing that she had caught tuberculosis.
Also known as the cradle of Texas liberty
More than 180 men died
Only 144 soldiers were left to guard the city.
Edited for the Southern Literary Messenger.
Harshly criticized many authors including Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Themes of his stories included death, the afterlife and other themes rooted in parts of his life.
Lived with his Aunt Maria Clemm in Baltimore after he was discharged from the army.
Began writing prose tales while in Baltimore.
By age 20 published 2 books of poetry: "Tamerlane and Other Poems" and "Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems".
Emily was one the America's finest poets. She was also a lawyer and a leading citizen of Amerherst. Born in December.
When he was a little boy, he was already interested in politics. He was the 7th president of the U.S.A. Fought in the war of Waxhaw. He was only 13 yrs. old.
Mrs. Allan dies of tuberculosis while Poe is serving in the army.
Mr. Allan has many affairs with other women during Mrs. Allan's sickness.
After an argument with Mr. Allan, Poe no longer received money from him.
Ran away to the Army to escape the debt that he owed.
Enlisted in the United States Army under the name Edgar A. Perry.
Went to West Point Academy.
He was an author that published " Last of the Mohicans". He also wrote more than 30 novels in his lifetime. He is the best known author of the " Leatherstocking Tales.
Edgar Allan Poe went to the University of Virginia.
Mr. Allan did not send him enough money to cover necessary expenses.
He also became addicted to gambling and found himself 2,000 dollars in debt.
Served as the sixth president
He is the son of the 2nd president John Adams
He achived very few of his plans to improve the country
She was the longest ruling-monarch
Died in 1901
She maintained an active role in government
Officially reconized as the national athem for the US in 1931
Flying flag of truce
It didn’t become popular until the time of the Civil War
Became the foster son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan after his mother died.
He had a strong, loving relationship with Mrs.Allan.
John Allan owned a successful tobacco company, Allan and Ellis, he raised Poe with a good education and manners.
Born to two uneducated parents, Abe Lincoln was one of the smartest people in his family. He was born February 12, 1809 in Pennsylvania. He later became president at the age of 51.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts
Mother Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe
Lived the majority of his life in Richmond, VA
Father David Poe Jr.