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1 Art and literature during Manifest Destiny

2 REFORM IN THE ARTS ARTLITERATURE NATURE

3 ART Hudson River School A group of Artist became very popular at this time. They were called the Hudson River School discoveryexplorationsettlement Hudson River School paintings reflect three themes of America in the 19th century: discovery, exploration, and settlement. Thomas Cole The artist Thomas Cole is generally acknowledged as the founder of the Hudson River School.

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8 LITERATURE Transcendentalismreligious and philosophical movement in the Eastern region of the United States as a protest Transcendentalism is a religious and philosophical movement that was developed during the late 1820s and 1830s in the Eastern region of the United States as a protest against the general state of spirituality Transcendentalists Transcendentalists believe that society and its institutions—particularly organized religion and political parties—ultimately corrupt the purity of the individual

9 TRANSCENDENTALIST WRITERS Ralph Waldo Emerson's Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay Nature Henry David Thoreau Walden pond Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, He is best known for his book Walden pond, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.

10 NATURALIST John James Audubon John James Audubon was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats.

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