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Religion: The Second Great Awakening o The Revivalist Impulse The churches that benefited that most: Methodist and Baptists Universalists who grew out of the puritans also did well Discarded predestination Ministers spoke in plain language—very emotional o Charles Finney The prominent citizens of Rochester, worried about poverty, invited finney to come and speak to the citizens Believed that humans aren’t passive agents of gods plan, but that we can choose good over evil Moral reform transformed society Reform o Impulse to reform The puritan and republican idea of the American missions to remake the world Republican ideology and enlightenment emphasis on virue and good citizenship Romantic beliefs in the natural goodness of human nature Social activist tendencies in whig political ideology Psychological anxiety over shifting class relationships and socioeconomic change Family traditions and youthful idealism Direct influence of the revivals
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course HIST 127 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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