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Essays are a staple of American literature. Numerous great American authors and thinkers were influenced by historical moments. They helped to shape the nation we see today. The first American essayists were leaders of religion and government officials, like judges. The early sermons usually contained thoughtful essay. Samuel Sewall and Jonathan Edwards and others, for example, have influenced generations of writers, and also helped in shaping the culture of the United States. Others American essayists also have helped shape American writing’s growth.