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Many great people have told history Stories of how we progressed from the small colonies to the country we are today have been passed down to every generation We were given the idea of our triumphs struggles tragedies and adventures of history through story telling and no- one tells of the adventure of history like James Fenimore Cooper and Nathaniel Hawthorne They wrote with such a passion of history entwined with adventure that it swept you away into their world After all that is what makes a classic timeless the passing down of history Let us start with James Fenimore Cooper James Cooper was born in 1789 and in 1790 his family moved to Cooperstown The rest of his brothers had died and Cooper was the head of the household he took on the responsibility of caring for his family In 1803 he entered Yale and was expelled in 1805 for a prank After serving on the Veruvius for three and a half years he left the navy and married Susan Delancey They had five daughters and two sons In 1826 he added the Fenimore to his name But it was by accident that James Fenimore Cooper became a writer He took a dare from his wife to write a better book than the English one he had been reading to her Precaution was published in 1820 Though I completely understand why it wont be on anyones nightstand it does show us some importance to understanding Coopers writings We know that he critically observed the manners and morals of Europe during a seven-year tour of England and then upon his return to America he remained a defender of American principles but also a caustic critic of American Practice The central idea of Precaution
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