12. James Fenimore Cooper
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Summarize the impact that James Fenimore Cooper had on the concept of America.
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James Fenimore Cooper was an early writer of American historical fiction. Although The Last of the Mohicans has been recognized as a foundation of American literature, he wrote other books such as The Spy and Leatherstocking Tales. His other writings included social, political, and historical prose and responses to European perspectives on America.