Transcendentalism was an era where people who accept the ideas not as religious beliefs but as a way of understanding life relationships.
~ Took place from 1820 to 1860
~ A movement called for new ideas in culture, religion,philosophy, and literature.
~ also known as American Transcendentalism which emerged in New England in the middle of the 19th century
~ Reform movement in the Victorian Church
~ Transcendentalism was effected by the civil war mainly by Walt Whitman
~ The beliefs of Idealism, Pantheism, and Optimism were held strong in society.
~ At the end transcendentalism overlapped Romanticism