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Helen Hunt Jackson is famous for being a profound American novelist Helens most famous for her novels A Century of Dishoner and Ramona Born as Helen Fiske in Amherst Massachusettes on October 15 1830 died as Helen Hunt Jackson in San Francisco Helen marrie Edward Bissel Hunt in 1852 Together they had two sons whom both passed away at young ages Edward also died in 1865 Already having a traumatizing childhood and having only written a few short stories poems and childrens stories by the age of 35 Helen moved to Newport feeling she had nothing to live for There her first poems appeared in the Nation and her first articles appeared in the Independent This gave her new hope for a fresh start using writing as a career In 1873 Helen met William Sharpless Jackson whom she married in 1875 Shortly after thier marriage Helen began collecting data for subjects concerning the novel Century of Dishoner The most famous paragraph in the novel is as such The story of one Indian tribe is the story of all Colorado is as greedy and unjust in 1880 as was Georgia in 1830 and Ohio in 1795 and the United States Government breaks promises now as deftly as then and with an added ingenuity from long practice Cheating robbing breaking promises - these three are clearly things which must cease to be done One more thing also and that is the refusal of the protection of the law to the Indians property of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness When these four things have ceased to be done time statesmanship philantrophy and Christianity can slowly and surely do the rest Till these four things hace ceased to be done statesmanship and philantrophy alike must work in vain and even Christianity can reap but small harvestPublished in 1881 Helen sent the novel to each member of
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