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Notions of the Americans, Volume 2

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by James Fenimore Cooper


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Cooper's hypothetical European observer has traveled to the United States for the first time and wants to relate his impressions of the Americans those back home. In volume two “Cooper" visits Washington D.C. and relates his first impressions of the capitol. He focuses on the physical looks, etiquette, what he learns of America's wars, education, language, elections, religion, and many other aspects of American life.

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James Fenimore Cooper (Author)

James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851) is best known for his masterpiece The Last of the Mohicans. A prolific and popular American writer, Cooper wrote fiction, non-fiction, and even tried his hand at the supernatural. He wrote many stories about the s...

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