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    The Contributions of Frederick Douglas, William Apess, Sarah Margaret Fuller, and Sojourner Truth         As has been noted before, when we look at the authors of The Declaration of Independence, we are quite aware that the 'document' was written in the interest of the people who were there. The wealthy, white, landowners make up the Constitution to fit their needs and exclude everyone else. The people most notably left without rights are African American's, Native American's and Women. These

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    Author Margaret Fuller, who is considered one of the Great American authors, wrote during the Transcendentalism period. Particularly, in her work titled “Woman in the Nineteenth Century” written in 1845 we can see evidence of the characteristics, themes and style identified with the Transcendentalism movement which was extant in American letters between 1840-1860. As a representative of such a movement, Margaret Fuller then remains one of the most identifiable and iconic writers of her time. Being

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    Margaret Fuller Woman

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    In the work titled, Woman of the 19th Century, Fuller wanted to inform others how the life of all women were and I believe that the purpose she wrote this was to obtain equality and complete freedom. I think that Fuller felt as if women were slaves but by all men, “when inward and outward freedom for Woman as much as for Man shall be acknowledged as a right,” because throughout the text Fuller compares women to slaves. Fuller emphasizes what women could and could not do; she indicates that women

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    Women in America

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    Sarah Margaret Fuller, America’s first true feminist, was born in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts on May 23, 1810 to Timothy Fuller and Margaret Crane Fuller. Her father was a lawyer and congressman while her mother had a short teaching career. Margaret Fuller was born in a time period were women were raised to be well-cultured and obedient. On the other hand, Fuller was the opposite she was known to be assertive and a freethinking. She was the first women to be allowed into the all men library of

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    The "late hours of rigorous study and lack of outdoor play and exercise" caused Margaret to have recurring nightmares, fits of hysteria, hallucinations and even caused her to sleepwalk. However, it was because of this rigorous studying that Mary contributed to the women’s movement, mainly through her novel, The Vindication of the Rights of Woman.4 Margaret Fuller’s novel, Woman in the Nineteenth Century, employed many similar concepts as Mary Wollstonecraft, but took

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Blithedale Romance (1852) illustrates the Nineteenth Century’s industrial revolution that spurred social discourse and movements to erect utopian societies. The book chronicles a Mr. Cloverdale, who, with cynicism towards the utopian setting, sets off alongside a brotherhood to become encapsulated by transcendentalist notions. This work’s inception was made possible by Hawthorne’s partaking the Brook farm project of the 1840s. Hawthorne’s objective during this experiment

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    Of the scores of utopian concepts within the 1800’s, most remarkable of the influx was the birth of Transcendentalism. The roots of their religious philosophy extend much farther back into American history, but in essence, rests in the context of Unitarianism. It’s origins also reach overseas to Romanticism, from which they drew inspiration from. Transcendentalism was an important movement that shaped the course of American literature, it’s assertions commonly taking shape in novels, poems, short

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    Transcendentalism Essay

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    Transcendentalism Back in the 1800's, people trusted in their innersoul. it was called transcendentalism. People like Emerson and Thoreau were transcendentalism. They didn't think with their heads. They do things like in their first impression. If they sees that a tree is violet, they will paint it violet. During that era, Romanticism was party of it too. Ideas of Romanticism with transcendentalism. In our everyday life, we use transcendentalism. We use our head to think and our hart to feel love

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    Autonomy Being able to rely on one’s own capabilities and judgements or resources is called self reliance. Self reliance was a key attribute to obtain during the Transcendentalism time period. This period was a direct reaction of the Age of Reason. The Transcendentalist era lasted from about 1826 to 1860 and also ran as a part of the Age of Romance. During this time, the primary beliefs were that people understood that God and everything going on was in direct correlation with nature. Another popular

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    Margaret Fuller is one of the most inspirational figures in American literature. She was a role model for countless of women by being a feminist author and publishing one of the first feminist pieces of literature, Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Fuller dared to write about radical concepts that dumbfounded the people living in the nineteenth century, and advocated for women’s rights long before feminism actually became a concept (Vanderhaar 235). She brought different ideas to the nineteenth century

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