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Flashcards in Edgar Allan Poe/Nelson Deck (11):
1

What was the first book written by Edgar Allan Poe

Tamerlane and Other Poems

2

What date did Edgar Allan Poe die

October 7th, 1849

3

Whose presidential administration did Edgar try to be a part of, claiming he was also a whig

John Tyler's

4

What was Edgar Allan Poe's most popular poem, which made him a household name

The Raven

5

What military academy did Edgar study at and get kicked out of

West Point

6

Who was the woman that he tried to court just before his death

Sarah Whitman

7

What is the most likely cause of Edgar's death

Alcoholism

8

What newspaper gave Edgar Allan Poe his first literary award

Baltimore Saturday Visiter

9

What was Edgar's rank when he was discharged from the military

Private

10

When and where was he born

Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809

11

What profession did both of his parents have

Acting