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Creveocoeur, a Biography

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of Michel Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur. Explores his early life, education and his writing. Considers his influence on the American culture through his Letters from an American Farmer.
Michel Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur

Section 1: Biographical Sketch & Historical Context

Michel Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur was born in Caen, Normandy, France on December 31, 1735(Allen 3). He became most well known for his writing, both in French and in English, describing life in the American colonies around the time of the American Revolution, which took place from 1775 through 1783. His father was a Frenchman and his mother was an Englishwoman. At the age of 19, in 1754, Crevecoeur moved to England and lived with his aunts. Less that one year later, in 1755, Crevecoeur found himself in the French territory of Canada. He immediately enlisted in the Colonial Militia as a cadet. In 1758, he served in the French and Indian War under the French Commander Marquis de Montcalm. Crevecoeur's military career ended in October of 1759 when an injury caused him to leave the armed forces(Allen 19). His departure from the French Military also...

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