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Transcript of Transcendentalism Webquest
Emerson was highly influenced by his friend Thomas Carlyle. Carlyle helped form Emerson’s opinion, and Emerson became the father of Transcendentalism. He first wrote the essay, “Nature,” which began to influence people to believe in Transcendentalism. Emerson also influenced other philosophers who agreed with the movement. Emerson put his knowledge of philosophy, religion, and literature towards the movement.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fun Facts about Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in Boston in the year of 1803.
He went to Harvard, then entered ministry.
Emerson left the church when his nineteen year old wife died.
Emerson is famous for his essays "Nature," and "Self-Reliance."
Gave over 1,500 lectures across America.
Emerson Hates Society.
Emerson died in 1882,
By: Shelby McGarvey, Paige Jordan & Bryce Fetzer