This resource includes:
1. A 44 slide powerpoint which walks through the background of transcendentalism and then excerpts from transcendentalist readings in the Pearson American Experience (2010) literature book. Readings include Emerson's "Nature" and "Self-Reliance" and Thoreau's "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience". NOTE: paragraph notations are specific to the Pearson book excerpts!
2. A 33 MC question test with answer key.
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