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1.Transcendentalism is the fundamentally American way of thinking, according to the presentation slides. It’s also a way of knowing your self reliant and being independent like a social movement that was based off individualism and culturally how the individually shaped themselves as American philosophy. Mentioned in the presentation slides, an event or idea that has led to this development was in the 1820s when there was a call for American writers ,” create a language and literature appropriate to the special political, social, and economic conditions that Americans had found and created.”2.According to Emerson, one should define his or her place in society on who they are individually and to not let society shape them as a person, but to rely on yourself for guidance and your own ideals as a person.3.The three main ideas in Emerson’s Self- Reliance essay area.honestyb.Being original and not following what society is doingc.The fundamental of individuality 4.

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