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The Great Awakening

The Great Awakening was a time of religious revival in the 17th-20th century in Colonial America and the United States of America. There have been 3-4 Great awakenings according to many historians.
it was the first genuine unified movement of the American colonies
George Whitefield was the well-known preacher during the First Great Awakening.
an emotional and revivalistic style of religion.
A greater religious and political freedom; the great awakening also for the first time united colonies from north to south in a common cause.
They believed that there were new ways to follow God. They thought  the old ways were outdated and that they should follow him more  closely.
The importance of the Great Awakening is that it encouraged ideas of fairness and stressed the significance of an individual over the church. The ministers preached that inner religious emotion is more essential than outer religious behavior. They found out that the religious power was up to them,...
The Great Awakenings were periods of rapid and dramatic religious revival in Anglo-American religious history, generally recognized as beginning in the 1730s.
The ministers who opposed the Great awakening were known as the "old lights" as an antonym of the people who were a part of the Great awakening that called themselves the new lights.
What was and continues to be influenced by the beliefs of the Great  Awakening
The Great Awakening was an evangelical and revitalization movementthat swept Protestant Europe an British America. Including theAmerican colonies in the 1730's and 1740's.
APEXGod works directly through people, not institutions.
I think it was through revivals (not sure though)
The First Great Awakening took place in the United States in the 18th century. It was a religious revival that was led by Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield. The Second Great Awakening took place in the 19th century in the US. Two important leaders of this religious movement were evangelist...
The compact pledged their loyalty to England and declared their intention of forming a civil body politic for our better ordering and preservation
Form their own ideas about their relationship to God.
The second after the First Great Awakening in the New Englandterritory. It was the spread the religions from the easternterritory to the newly claimed western territory by theevangelists. It encouraged the citizens to focus in religion ratherthan in their useless business. The Second Great Awakening...
Jonathan Edwards argued that there was a need for people to go  through a religious revival or awakening. The world had changed so  much, and he felt that it was time to return to God.
It caused the colonists to speak spiritually through the use of reason
It spread the idea that all people are equal before God.
The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening prompted Americans to  challenge traditional sources of authority. These movements showed  citizens the how to reason and think for themselves, instead of  just following authority. They felt that people should follow the  way of Jesus instead of blindly...
The opponents of the Great Awakening believed that if a person paid a church tax, he was a Christian. The Great Awakening demanded a personal decision to follow Jesus. The opponents called this demand for a personal decision, Emotionalism. The Great Awakening wanted Christian Education for the...
more churches rose,prepared Americans for the civil war,it revolved around new England, it helped shape the amercas
The Great Awakening was a religious revival that was basically the resurgence of Protestantism in the American colonies. It more specifically involved a renewed focus on religion for the individual and changed the manner in which many experienced religious life within their congregations or group.
the spread of enlightenment ideals
Encouraging greater religious enthusiasm and political independence.
Because it changed so much people's religious beliefs
It broke down sectional boundaries and created a greater sense of common American identity
No, it just changed how they interpreted it.
Johnathon Edwards and George Whitefield
The Great Awakening was named this because it awakened people from the dark. It was a religious movement that awakened the many people that had turned away from religion.
The new style of sermons and the way people practiced their faith  breathed new life into religion in America. Participants became  passionately and emotionally involved in their religion, rather  than passively listening to intellectual discourse in a detached  manner. Ministers who used this...
The Great Awakening was somewhat of a religious revival. George Whitefield went around to different colonies preaching they say his sermons could be heard 3 miles away and influenced many people with his works. The result of the Great Awakening was that education became a big issue and people...
fat people were too fat to get food so they had people do it for them
Encouraged people to think for themselves and take personal responsibility
1. no boundaries-political, social, or geographic2. increased the number of American missionary works3. affected American higher education4. helped increase the gap between church and state5. the revival increased the colonists' desire for political freedom6. strengthened the moral fiber of the...
There were two Great Awakenings.
The ministers of the Great Awakening preached that salvation could only be gained through the acceptance of God's grace and the confession of sins.
if you are writing an essay on it, its extremely hard im doing it right now and im lost
They began to question the authority of the church leaders.
The second great awakening made people greatly sway to more  religion.
The Great Awakening was primarily a period of economic prosperity brought about by colonial trade.   it happened in the 1730's and the 1740's!
== Jonathan Edwards, Aaron Burr Sr., Samuel Davies, and Samuel Finley. ==   == Answer!!! ==   It began in the 1720's in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and then in the 1730's in Jonathan Edward's church in Northampton, Massachusetts.  
From the 1720s through the 1740s a religious revival came (the great awakening) IN New England and the middle colonis ministers called for a new birth a return to the strong faith of earlier days > Johnathon Edwards and George Whitefield were 2 great preachers for the great awakening. The Great...
The First Great Awakening was a revival of religious feeling and belief in the American colonies in the 1730s. Benjamin Franklin wrote about the change he observed in Philadelphia: "It seemed as if the world were growing religious, so that one could not walk through the town in an evening without...
People believed that they should work to solve social problems
New religions emphasized individual thought and action.
It had intense sexual relations with your mother
The great awakening represented the unique American culture that  was developing by showing new art forms and architecture. so  everyone started walking around nude and going to raves and having  intence orgys with the elderly
It led church members to become more active in government
it brought the colonies together by opening new ideas about  religion
1730's and 40's the first occurred "sweeping" the coloniesit encouraged ideas of equality and the right to challenge authorityIn this way the movement contributed to the revolutionary fervor of the colonists when they declared independence from England years later. :-) -_-
The main purpose of both the 1st Great Awakening (1730-1755) and the 2nd Great Awakening (1790-1840) was to inspire religious revivals within communites throughout the Original Thirteen Colonies and later the US, whom pastors had felt had gotten away from God. It started under strong preaching under...
The popular preaching of evangelical revivalists in both the West and the eastern cities.
it help people realize that people should stop kill and find another way to handle the problem or prove the problem not just think someone is a witch
The second Great Awakening was a Protestant revival movement in the  United States during the 19th Century. It began around 1790, and  occurred in several episodes because of shifts in theology and  religious thinking.
There was no actual group, it was a solo project by David Cohen . . . . . . . an astounding session guitarist frrom L.A. in the sixties who most definitely was the artist who recorded a single of Amazing Grace . . . . David was my guitar mentor, and I worked at the Ash Grove School of Traditional...
how did the great awakening led to changes in the colonial life and in the colonies relationship with great Britain
It encouraged people to stand up for there beliefs -Apex
inspired church members to become more involved in reform movements.
well here is a couple....    The Movement caused a rise in church membership, particularly  in new denomonations such as the Baptists  Several colleges were founded to train new ministers, including  Kings College, in Princeton, New Jersey.  Some churches began to welcome women, Native...
The Great Awakening was an awakening of religion in the U.S. mainly during the 1800's.
Here http://www.revival.com/gat/   The book of wisdom tells; the leaders of this land, are not to truyhful!   Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even...
the multiple effects of the great awakening helped bring people together, led to greater toleration, or acceptance of religious differences, also changed the way of how many people practiced their religion.
The sources were building trees and building homes.Thats all i got.