The Western Experience and 19th-Century Ideas

Choose one of the following movements of the early 19th century:

Transcendentalism
Utopianism
Second Great Awakening
Early feminism
Abolitionism
Write a 350-word essay in which you answer the following questions regarding the movement you chose:

What, if any, progress was been made by the movement?
Is there a modern equivalent of the movement? If so, describe the modern equivalent.
Are any of the early ideals still relevant? If so, how?

 

 

 

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Utopianism is defined as aiming or relating to a society which is perfect and where every person works perfectly with each other and is happy. In the early 19th century, the term utopian negatively described socialist’s unrealistic ideas. Examples of these socialist founders were Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx.

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