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    SECOND GREAT AWAKING CAMP MEETINGS The Second Great Awakening started around the end of the eighteenth century in New England. In the beginning, the awakening was only noticed by diligence in the lives of Christians and their complete devotion to God. It would later be known for the great emotional experience felt by those who attended and participated. "Many spoke of having had an experience of conversion. The awakening made headway among some of the most distinguished theologians of New England.1 (Gonzalez 2010). Many great movements were birthed from the Second Great Awakening, to include Women's Movements, the abolition of slavery, the fight against alcohol, the Cane Ridge Revival and various other feministic societal organizations.…

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    The Second Great Awakening This religious revival movement explored the role of ideas, beliefs and cultures that played into shaping the United States. Beginning in the 1790s, conservative theologians tried to fight the spread of religious rationalism and church establishments tried to revitalize their organizations. The Second Great Awakening gained momentum by 1800 and membership rose quickly among Baptist and Methodist congregations whose preachers led the movement. It was essentially a…

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    The first Great Awakening was a Protestant religious recovery that cleared Protestant Europe and England in the 1740s. A zealous and renewal development, it cleared out a changeless effect on American Protestantism.The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious recovery in the mid nineteenth century in the U.S. The development started around 1790, picked up by 1800 and, after 1820, participation climbed quickly among Baptist and Methodist assemblies whose preachers drove the development.…

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    The Second Great Awakening that swept across the United States in the 1800s, had a unifying effect on the nation; especially the inclusion of Black Americans and women in leadership. As Tindall and Shi comment, “[the revivals] bridged many social, economic, political, and even racial divisions. Women especially flocked to the rural revivals and sustained religious life on the frontier” (Tindall and Shi 387-388). The inclusion of Black Americans and women in the Second Great Awakening gave fuel…

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    For some time now, I have been attending these events. These events have stirred something inside of me, and now I wish to invite you along to one of them! You might want to know how these events started and I can happily inform you of this. These events started through the American experiment, it was enhanced by political freedom and by the raise of nationalism. From this experiment then American culture rose, and among these things came religion. Religion made a comeback to people’s lives and…

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    The first Great Awakening and the Second Great Awakening were a really important factor in the way it helped shaped christian thinking and ideas by the fierce movement It created. Each Awakening had leaders who were notable in history, with George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards being two of the most important and crucial names associated with the First Great Awakening and Nathaniel Taylor and Charles Finney in the Second Great Awakening. The religious excitement that was the Second Great…

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    Commissioners for Foreign Missions Reflecting a reembracing of spirituality, perhaps in reaction to the rationalism of Enlightenment thought, the Second Great Awakening describes a period in American history from the late 1700s to just before the Civil War when zeal for Protestant religious participation, church membership, and Bible study increased rapidly (Schwarz, 2005, p. 91). Along with this revival of personal piety grew a strong “evangelistic” desire to go throughout “the world and…

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    America began to see true social reform in the nineteenth century, and much of the desire for an improve life came from religious movements. Early reform movements expanded from the Second Great Awakening, a period of religious revival mainly among Methodists, Baptists, and Presbyterians. The Awakening itself began in Western New York and quickly spread throughout the US, igniting a period of evangelicalism in both the South and the West. A couple reform societies sprang up in the South and in…

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    The view of women in society changed excessively after the market revolution and Second Great Awakening. Before, women were constantly dependent on men. Society viewed women as weak, fragile, and pure. Before the market revolution and Second Great Awakening, women were expected to follow Republican Motherhood, which aforsaid that the role of a woman was to raise good republican children. They believed that topics of conversation like the economy and politics were too profound subjects for women.…

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    In the first amendment out founding fathers clearly demonstrated their opposition to the intermingling of politics and religion by establishing the separation of church and state. While this was not the only cause, the separation led to a series of religious revivals in the United States from the 1790s and into the 1830s. The Second Great Awakening was a Christian revival movement during the early 19th century. Its primary focus was to create social reform that led to a period of antebellum…

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