The Great Awakening In Colonial America

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329 words
329 words

The impact of the Enlightenment period was during the late seventeenth and early eighteen centuries. It began in Europe and worked it ways to America Colonial. During that time the colonial society in America saw changes that were in a big way. The seaports in the cities of America became a contributor in the economy as well as the south. Mean while population started to increase and immigrant started to come in numbers the which contributed to the growth in plantations. During that period the Enlightenment pushed the roll of religion which helped the Colonial America. It pushed and challenged the king divine rights. The movement had a big impact on the scientific approach on the wold and the human race. It challenged the world and allowed for people to really see the importance of religion and god. It also allow people to gain control of their lives and straighten up. The movement resulted in new interest and education, science, and literature. New colleges were founded during this time (Schultz, 2013). …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains the impact of the enlightenment period during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
  • Explains that the great awakening in the mid 1700s saw many spiritual and religious revivals. it was a reaction against the enlightenment and long term cause of the revolution.

The Great Awakening was a reaction against the Enlightenment, it was also a long term cause of the Revolution This believed to have a good impact on views the North and South. it experienced many revivals and which was a combination of Enlightenment and general ideas. During this time faith was preached across the land. The movement reassuranced peoples needs which was missing out of life. They united and had a better understanding of christian faith and life as well. However, the Great Awakening ended up having a bad experience, and weakened the importance of clergy as believers started relying on their own conclusions. The movement a led different denominations, and religious tolerance. It also challenged the traditional authority of the clergy, and made it easier to challenge the authority of the King (Schultz,

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