HIST111 The Great Awakening Notes
HIST111 The Great Awakening Notes History 111
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Chapter 4: The Great Awakening Important Term Definition/Main Idea Important People Places The Great Awakening Evolution of evangelical preachers Jonathan Edwards o One of the first to conduct revivals o Revival: instant conversion to Christianity by hearing a message from God Very emotional response George Whitfield o Anglican minister who breaks the tradition Long testimonies = more passion o Manipulates the media o Philadelphia: center of operation Breaks the idea of inherited religion Pennsylvania Gazette (1740) Ben Franklin o Publisher of the newspaper o Agrees to publish Whitfield’s letter o Earns huge financial profit Whitfield’s letter o Appeal to the readers o Gotta get more converts o Success Print Media Explodes! o Failures Carolinas = Traditional Anglican Church Whitfield opposes slavery Bethesda Orphanage, Georgia Slavery and liquor were outlawed Slavery threatened incoming immigrants looking for work Whitfield decides to support slavery in order to convert more souls in slave states
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