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Unit 2: The enlightenment and the great awakeningThe Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, and the American Revolution are some of the most remarkable events that made America what it is today. The Enlightenment era shaped the minds of 18th-century colonists. this era laid the foundation for a scientific, rather than religious, worldview. The Great Awakening drove Americans to break with religious conventions and search out their own particular convictions while sharing regular qualities. The American Revolution and a hefty portion of the occasions to take after was a summit of a large number of the Enlightenment's thoughts.The Enlightenment changed people’s view on politics, religion, and human nature, and The Great Awakening accepted religious tolerance. The Enlightenment tested the part of religion and divine right and this helped Colonial America to see that it was conceivable to challenge the King and divine right. The development wounded up taking