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Have you ever read the works of Emerson or Thoreau. These men, among others are transcendentalists.

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Suffrage is classified as the right to vote. Transcendentalists believed that all people regardless of race and ethnicity should be given the same rights.

Domain: Human rights; Politics; Category: Equality; Political theory

An abolitionist is a person who fights against slavery. Most transcendentalists were abolitionists because they believed all men should be free.

Domain: Education; Category: Knowledge

The essay "Nature" was Ralph Waldo Emerson's 1836 creation believed by many to be the spark that popularized transcendentalism as a cultural movement.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Ralph Waldo Emerson is often called the, "father" of transcendentalism. Many of his essays and poems are still cited as having the big ideas seen in transcendentalism.

Domain: Culture; Literature; Category: People; General literature

Looking for a turtleneck in Korea? You may want to use the Korglish word, "polar" which refers to long sleeved turtle necks.

Domain: Fashion; Category: General fashion

Anyone who works for a company is called a salaryman. The best English translation would be businessman or a business person.

Domain: Business services; Category: Human resources

Transcendentalists take their name from the verb transcend which means to rise above and go beyond what is expected.

Domain: Literature; Category: Fiction

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