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The Great Awakening

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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.
The greatest achievements during the 1700s were the preparation and beginning battles for independence from Britain. Nowhere in the colonies was the patriotism and the refusal to be subjugated stronger than in the New England colonies. The most important events prior to the war took place in New Eng…
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Religions in the southern colonies were the bases of life. The reasons the colonies were founded were to procure religious freedom. Granted, some of the colonies broke away from this founding, but colonies like Maryland were founded specifically to be a haven of religious freedom to all Christians.…
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Connecticut became the 5th state on January 9, 1788. connecticut was one of the 13 original colonies
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Challenges were macroeconomic stabilization, radical liberalization, currency convertibility, conversion state-owned enterprises.
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The second after the First Great Awakening in the New England territory. It was the spread the religions from the eastern territory to the newly claimed western territory by the evangelists. It encouraged the citizens to focus in religion rather than in their useless business. The Second Great Awake…
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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!
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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.
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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.
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The Great Awakening was when alot of people went back to church again.
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It was a British religious movement the swept over the colonies so it brought religion to New York
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Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 - March 22, 1758) was a Christian preacher and theologian. He served at Northampton Presbyterian (Mass) and was a leader in the Great Awakening movement and transcendentalism. His most famous sermon is probably "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", given at Enfiel…
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Anglican and Catholic
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Those caught up in the movement likely experienced new forms of religiosity. They became passionately and emotionally involved in their religion, rather than passively listening to intellectual discourse in a detached manner. Ministers who used this new style of preaching were sometimes called "new …
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baptist
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religous beliefs
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it made all the people gay...
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It implanted ideas that are still a very powerful part of American society.
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Answer Unitarians do not have a specific religion, or any specific dogmas or doctrines; they value the open search for truth. Members may follow or espouse specific creeds; however, at services humanism is generally the primary philosophy. Unitarian Universalists believe in 7 basic principle…
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it changed the way people back in the days practiced their religion and the population of churches then went up
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They both could improve society and spread the idea that reason and logic.
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life libertand pursuit of happiness were the founding fathers
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They worried about thins the should not be working about for example losing ther homes when they weren't
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It helped bring people together, which lead to greater religion, or acceptance of religious differences.
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The second great awakening was a religious revival in America. There were camp meetings. The abolitionist movement and the temperance movement were influenced by the Second Great Awakening.
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The Great Awakening was from the 1730s- 1740s
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leaders are important because they rule the land and then noone will fuss about it because the ruler or the leader makes the decisions and whatever they say they have to doitdon't listen to this, this guy probably got a D in citizenship. leaders are important and are needed in many things and withou…
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The First Great Awakening was lead by Jonathon Edwards in the 1730's and 1740's and impacted both sides of the Atlantic and involved a move away from ritual and doctrine as central to the religious experience and toward a personal religion fostering a deep sense of spiritual guilt and redemption, an…
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It occured from the 1730s to the 1740s
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The Great Awakening was a rebellion against authoritarian religious rule. It caused people to reexamine what they believed in and removed power that was being abused from the church.
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Mainly Southern Baptist.
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he was a chrisan i don't have an answer but the one above this is wrong....have a nice life :)yall are dumb children. stop puttin bullcrap on here. people are lookin for answers not childish games. (: thanks have a nice dayyy children
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The Second Great Awakening happened during the early 19th century in the United States and was a Protestant revival movement that expected the Second Coming of Christ. According to the Millerites, this was to happen in 1844.
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The Second Great Awakening was a powerful religious revival lead by the preacher Charles G. Finney that swept the nation during the mid 1800s. While it was potent in every region of the country, it had a particular effect on two social areas of the North: abolitionism and temperance. Both rose from…
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Before The Great Awakening is an essay written by J. Edwin Orr. It is all about changing a situation, and this is by means of a concert of prayers.
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When workers developed the new middle class, it symbolized the fact that not all their earned money was necessary to live. The middle class in the nineteenth century would invest in objects and causes in order to demonstrate their class status. The reason why many movements and causes were so sucess…
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1730 and 1740
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To begin with, it got people to participate in other reforms not directly related to religion. For example, Charles G. Finney encouraged followers to join in moral reforms, and he also spoke out against slavery. Additionally, changes in religion at this time helped reinforce the idea that making mon…
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British evangelist, George Whitefield, who was also known as the Great Itinerant, influenced the Great Awakenings. Between 1737 and 1740, he carried his revivalist platform throughout out the colonies, gaining converts and followers along the way. His success and preaching style influenced the organ…
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The First Great Awakening (or The Great Awakening) was a religious revitalization movement that swept the Atlantic world, and especially the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s, leaving a permanent impact on American religion. It resulted from powerful preaching that gave listeners a sense of p…
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was that it didnt let people be there own religion
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The preaching of the Great awakening did more perhaps to draw the colonists together so that our country (America) would truly become one nation under God.
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They were both large spiritual movements around the 1700s.
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you're a shoe. this is Juliet speakingYOU'RE A MOOSEheAD this is someone in mrs. ivey's class
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The great awakening happened because of dissagreeements in religion and beliefs.
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In America
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In late 17th Century England, fighting between religious and political groups came to a halt with the Glorious Revolution of 1688, an event which established the Church of England as the reigning church of the country. Other religions, such as Catholicism, Judaism, and Puritanism, were subsequently …
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i don't really know much, but i think it is that they encouraged strict obedience and respect for governmental authorities.
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The great awakening cause some colonist to abandon their old Puritain and or Anglican churches.
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The Great Awakening brought about a new spirituality to the colonies. During the pre-Revolutionary days, religion often was associated with one's church. However, the first Great Awakening, which used the Revivalist tent method of preaching, caused people to view faith on a more personal level. They…
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Whitefield preached historic reformed theology- very close to John Calvin, which was as unusual then as it is today. He also spoke with great passion and eloquence, it has been said that when he spoke it was 'all light and heat'. But the real source of why Whitefield's preaching was so powerful was …
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The first Great Awakening was ushered in by Jonathan Edwards and George Whitfield and the like. Joseph Tracy, a minister and historian, gave the movement its name in 1842, as the title of his book.
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William Penn preceded the Great Awakening, which took place after his death. However, the principles of religious tolerance and freedom William Penn had promoted, enabled something like the Great Awakening to take place. The Great Awakening had less focus on the Church as an institution, and more on…
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The Great Awakening caused a renewal of faith in the colonies. Church membership grew, but the greatest effect was the shift from the Church as a necessary part of religion, to a more direct and personal connection to faith. People began searching for what faith meant to them, reading the Bible, and…
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The Great Awakening was an evangelical and revitalization movement that swept Protestant Europe an British America. Including the American colonies in the 1730's and 1740's.
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in the world
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The compact pledged their loyalty to England and declared their intention of forming a civil body politic for our better ordering and preservation
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It spread the idea that all people are equal before God.
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Encouraging greater religious enthusiasm and political independence.
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Because it changed so much people's religious beliefs
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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 Americans, and Afr…
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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 I know, …
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idea that a conversion experience was essential to salvation. pg 151 3rd paragraph!
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John Forbes of Course, Scotland, wrote the book that started the First Great Awakening. Important evangelists were Ebenezer Erskine of Aberdeen, John and Charles Wesley, John Fletcher, William Cowper, and Jonathan Edwards.
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Discourage church membership and promote a more centered, individualized religious experience. Which eventually resulted in the sectional divisions between the three major denominations that developed: Methodist, Baptist, and Presbyterian. These divisions turned into doctrinal dissent over the iss…
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religious movement
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It encouraged a sharp increase of interest in religion, a profound sense of conviction and redemption on the part of those affected.
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The Great Awakening changed colonial culture, changed the way many people practiced their religion, congregations argued over religious practices and often split apart, and people left old churches and joined protestant ones. The Great Awakening also led people to believe that they should work to so…
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The Great Awakening improved communication between the colonies, and it led to discussion of political and social issues.
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George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards
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They began to question the authority of the church leaders.
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Salvation was open to all who believed in a higher being. One of the key beliefs of the Great Awakening was that sinful men and women were totally dependent for salvation on the mercy of a pure, all-powerful God. The Great Awakening was a watershed event in the life of the American people. Before …
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education and religion
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"New Light Ministers"
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who was the leader of the great awakening?
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In general terms, the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment were both vastly influential movements that swept through Western Civilization in the 18th century and had effects that lasted well into the 19th century and beyond. Their differences are most striking, however, as the "Awakening" movement …
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First of all, the colonists had a sense of shared experience for the first time, no matter their race or region. Also, a fresh wave of missionaries were sent to the Native Americans. Thirdly, many new churches were formed, and competition between them skyrocketed.
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In what ways did the Great Awakening contribute to the independent spirit of American colonists?
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Form their own ideas about their relationship to god
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George Whitefield (December 16, 1714 - September 29, 1770) was an Anglican Protestant minister who helped spread the First Great Awakening in Great Britain.
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The colonits realized that religious power was in their hands, not in the Church of England or any other power. It also led them to discover that they could break away from their churches and look for or form new ones.
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because of Christianity
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The rejection of predestination
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They all contributed to a growing sense of shared identity.
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The First Great Awakening is more of a global religious movement that hit all of America, the Atlantic world, and other continents.
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a. seek spirituality through the use of reason.b. pay more attention to the scientific method.c. abandon their Puritan and Anglican congregations.d. shift their loyalty from England to America.
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