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Chapter 5 - Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution Edwards, Johnathan - Johnathan Edwards, an American theologian and Congregartional clergyman, whose sermons stirred the religios revival, called the Great Awakening. He is known for his " Siners in the Hands of an Angry God " sermon. Benjamin Franklin - He was born January 17, 1706 in Boston Massachusetts. Franklin taught himself math, history, science, english, and five other languages. He owned a successful printing and publishing company in Philadelphia. He conducted studies of electricity, invented bifocal glasses, the lighting rod, and the stove. He was a important dipomat and statesman and eventually signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. Michel-Guillaume de Crevecour - French settler on America in the 1770's; he posed the question of what "American" is after seeing people in America like he had never seen before. American really became a mixture of many nationalities. George Whitefield - Whitefield came into the picture in 1738 during the Great Awakening, which was a religious revival that spread through all of the colonies. He was a great preacher who had recently been an alehouse attendant. Everyone in the colonies loved to hear him preach of love and forgiveness because he had a different style of
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