Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Americans” in chapter 1.1 of Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2:

...covered the youth Thoreau as a true poet, and communicated the discovery in a letter to Carlyle. Thoreau became a member of Emerson's household, apparently as general help, a relationship which all Americans will understand but which will be the despair of Europeans The most practical and handy person in all matters of every day life, a good mechanic and gardener, methodical in his habits, observant...
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Americans 3,104 22 2 0 0 user votes
British Americans 36 0 0 0 0 user votes
Christian Americans 22 0 0 0 0 user votes

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