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

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Moncure D. Conway was an abolitionist and author as part of the transcendental movement. He was ordained, but later lost his title because of his strong views on slavery.

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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.

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Margaret Fuller was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism. She was considered of the the heads of the American transcendental movement.

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Samuel Longfellow was part of the second wave of transcendentalists. Similar to many transcendentalists he started out as a pastor.

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

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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn was part of the second wave of transcendentalists. He is known for being a writer of many of the key figures memoirs.

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Tenets are the basic rules or a beliefs that a group follows. For transcendentalists this includes: being true to yourself, and being one with nature.

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