September 15, 1789 CE – American Author James Fenimore Cooper is Born in New Jersey

September 15, 1789 CE – American Author James Fenimore Cooper is Born in New JerseyRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Early in the 19th century, only one writer could be said to accurately describe the issues on the frontier of the young and growing United States of America: James Fenimore Cooper. Using his time in the US Navy to hone his skills by writing histories of major battles, he would go on to write a series of fictional works that are considered by many to be classics of American literature, particularly his masterpiece The Last of the Mohicans. Born the eleventh of twelve children on September 15, 1789, Cooper […]