The Great Awakening was a reaction against religious control and help lay the foundation for the American War for independence. The Great Awakening

Not every American priest has fallen victim to the age of sanity. In the 1730s, a religious wave swept through the Anglo-American colonies. JONATHAN EDWARDS, a Yale pastor who refused to join the Church of England, worried about New Englanders’ excessive focus on material things. He felt that people cared more about material success than John Calvin’s Christian faith. Some have even begun to argue that fate is wrong and that one’s actions can actually save one’s soul. In his sermon, Edwards spoke out against these ideas. “Man is a sinner, and God is an angry judge,” he declared. When he spoke with such intensity and conviction, people gathered around him to listen. As a result, the American colonies experienced a Great Awakening. A British minister named GEORGE WHITEFIELD traveled to the American colonies (Gills, 2020). Trained as an actor, he preached the Word of God, weeping with terror and trembling with fervour. Thousands of colonists gathered to hear his speech. He converted several Indians and slaves. Religious skeptic Benjamin Franklin emptied his wallet after hearing him speak in Philadelphia. Much of the United States soon fell apart. The Awakened or Missionaries of the New Light established their own schools and churches in all colonies. One of these institutions is Princeton University. Priests of OLD LIGHT reject this new form of worship. Despite the war, one unintended consequence was an increase in religious tolerance. As new beliefs spread, it became clear that no religion would dominate any region. The Great Awakening was a response to the Enlightenment, but also contributed to the revolution in the long run (Gills, 2020). continue…

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more