The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the U.d - 1 The Second Great Awakening was a religious

The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the U.d

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1.The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival movement during the early 19thcentury in the U.S. The Second Great Awakening was also called a religious revival. It resulted in thousands of conversions to evangelical religions. 2.Fugitive Slave Law 1850 was a law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850 which provided southern slaveholders with legal weapons to capture slaves who had escaped to the free states. Since this law was not popular in the North it helped convert many indifferent northerners to antislavery. 3.Horace Mann was an American politician and educational reformer. He promoted speedy modernization. He targeted the public schools and want to fix its problems. 4.The Know Nothing Movement was an American political party that operated on a national basis during the mid 1850s. It promised to purify American politics by limiting or ending the influence of Irish Catholics and other immigrants.

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