James Fenimore Cooper--The Historian
James Fenimore Cooper is, in his own right, a
historian. Cooper is responsible for passing on views of
early America that will never be available to us again. He
helped many Americans view Indians and other ethnic groups
as people and not “savages”. Historical events greatly
influenced Coopers writing. Time periods such as the
Revolutionary war and the American exploration of the West
were often the backgrounds for Coopers most successful
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Cooper one of the
most popular novelists from the Romantism period of American
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