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Transcendentalism: transcendentalism was a 19th-century american literary and philosophical movement based in new england. Each member of this movement had different effects on their followers and on american intellectual history of transcendentalism as a movement. American literature period project - transcendentalism for mr bronner's ap language and composition, period 6. Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern united states it arose early in the movement's history.
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