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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 personal faith and connection with God.

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William Penn was not directly involved in the Great Awakening, as it occurred after his time. He was a Quaker leader and founder of the Pennsylvania colony in the 17th century. The Great Awakening was a religious revival movement that took place in the 18th century in the American colonies.

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