Transcendentalists

  • Belief that people could rise above material things in life.
  • These people wanted to depend on themselves.

  • *Brook Farm
    • Formed utopian communities.
    • Writers were inspired by utopias.
  • American Romanticism

    Began in Europe.

    Inspired many great painters and writers.

    Thought that everyone has a great impact on the world and that individual expression is very important.

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