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The American democrat

James Fenimore Cooper

The American democrat

or, Hints on the social and civic relations of the United States of America. With an introd. by H.L. Mencken, and an introductory note by Robert E. Spiller.

by James Fenimore Cooper

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Vintage book, K26
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18800251M


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When The American Democrat was first published inCooper's position as America's first major novelist obscured his serious contribution to the discussion of American principles and politics.

Yet Cooper," says H. Mencken, "was probably the first American to write about Americans in the really frank spirit a simple, sound and sensible tract, moderate in tone and extraordinarily Cited by: It’s a book that reaches into the depths of the Republican Party and their relationship with the president.” (USA Today) “In this new book, American Carnage, by Tim Alberta, we are reminded about how so many who staked their reputation on principle caved to political convenience in this administration.” (CNN)/5().

This is a review only of The American Democrat. I read a different edition, but can't find it on Goodreads. I read The American Democrat mostly because I had just read an excellent book on the long-dead American Whig Party--which, in James Fenimore Cooper's time, was one of the two major political parties in America and the Democrat Party's chief opponent--and hoped that The American Democrat /5.

When "The American Democrat" was first published inCooper's position as America's first major novelist obscured his serious contribution to the discussion of American principles and politics. Yet Cooper," says H. Mencken, "was probably the first American to write about Americans in the really frank spirit a simple, sound and sensible tract, moderate in tone and extraordinarily.

The Prairie marks the final chapter in James Fenimore Cooper's great saga of American frontiersman Natty Bumppo. Though nearly 90 inBumppo is still competent as a frontiersman and trapper, now on the Great Plains.

Once more he is drawn into conflict with society in the form of an emigrant party led by the surly Ishmael Bush and his miscreant brother-in-law, Abiram White. Middle American Democrat. K likes. The election of Donald Trump was a defeat of the Democratic Party that was culminated in Middle America.

I am trying to right that ers: K. Flrst things first. It should be noted off the bat that the title of this book, "The American Democrat," is something of a misnomer. Fennimore Cooper wrote "The Aemrican Democrat" is a reaction to the radically democratic ideals of the Jacksonian presidency and the "democratic revolution."Cited by: When The American Democrat was first published inCooper’s position as America’s first major novelist obscured his serious contribution to the discussion of American principles and politics.

“Yet Cooper,” says H. Mencken, “was probably the first American to write about Americans in the really frank spirit a simple, sound and sensible tract, moderate in tone and.