Chapter 16. Culture and Reform - Dan Herber Ritter 2...

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Dan Herber Ritter 2 Chapter 16 The Ferment of Reform and Culture (1790-1860) I. Reviving Religion Most people went to church regularly Deism was reason rather revelation which rejected original sin and denied Christ’s divinity was believed by many The old Puritans were now known as the Unitarian faith This faith appealed to the intellectuals Religious liberalism started in the 1800’s and had the characteristics of a tidal wave of spiritual fervor that result prison, church reform, temperance cause, women’s movement, abolishing slavery II. Denominational Diversity This revival increased the religious diversity of the nation Also widened the space between the rich and poor More spilt on the issue regarding slavery, mainly the spilt between the Methodists and Presbyterians III. A Desert Zion in Utah Joseph Smith in 1830 created the Mormons & Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Many people hated them Brigham Young because governor and the government was upset
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course HIST 171 taught by Professor Ss during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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