Second Great Awakening
Turn to religion
1820s-40s we are focusing on
Focus and change on religion
Growth in church members
What is changing?
The rigid Calvinist doctrines of human depravity, predestination, and
atonement gave way to an emph
Why is the British coming to Jamestown? (Chesapeake History)
Jamestown was the first permanent settlement
1606/1607 what are they looking for?
They were looking for gold riches knew Spanish got rich
Exploration, spices, trade never find passages through t
Settlement of New England
Who were the Puritans, and what did they believe?
Believed that the bible held absolute authority biblical interpretations not human
actions, rituals, traditions, or customs
Bound by a covenant and obligation to serve God in the
New York State Iroquois women high status
Very fertile soil in New York stable communities
Women did farming and men did hunting and warriors
Women at home taking care of family and children and planting and harvesting
Important role being home in economi
History 326 (WGS 328) Women in America
[University Program Group I-A Human Events and Ideas]
Dr. Tara McCarthy
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