Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories

The story "Rip Van Winkle," by Washington Irving, takes place after the Civil War.

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It takes place before the war and then when he wakes up it is 20 years after.


Rip van winkle

The story starts before the Revolutionary War, during America's colonial period. And then he takes his infamous nap for 20 years, until America went through its War.


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