ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION:
- 1rst Constitution, 13 founding states allowed Congress, which was the only governing federal
1. direct Revolutionary War
2. diplomacy with Europe
3. territorial issues and Indian relations
4. no president, no taxes,
Running head: PERSONAL WORLDVIEW
In the discussion of spirituality, one must consider that every person experiences
spirituality in a d
Second Great Awakening
Church membership was in decline. 1 in 20 people would not attend church.
new religious revival started in Cambridge, Kentucky.
was all about YOU! and how you could actually effect your salvation.
Causes: reform movements,
1763 Treaty of Paris concludes the Great War for empire
1775 War begins (Lexington, Mass. April 19)
1776 Declaration of Indepe9*/ndence
1777 Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation
1781 Articles of Confederatio
5. Many Presbyterian and German Lutheran & Reformed did not favor the revolution for
individual reasons. A number Presbyterian congregations were burned down by the British.
Baptists saw a huge decline in numbers during the revolution. Quakers were essent
Religious Attitude towards Revolution
-religion helped to produce the Revolutionary spirit and attitude on the part of the American
colonists. New England Puritan society was built upon and grew out of a center composed of
certain basic religious symbols,
What were the colonists responses?
Economic boycotts-boycotting British goods, emphasis on producing own goods.
Mob violence- Boston Massacre
Vandalism -(Boston Tea Party)
Smuggling (to evade taxes)
Sons of Liberty- patriot society that essentially planne
1. Multiple Establishment- most of the states initially supported multiple establishment, which
meant that they raised revenue through taxes to support congregations of their choice, usually a
select few sects of Protestant and Christian churches. Patrick
Charles Finney: How to start a revival / you can save yourself
- Father of Modern Revivalism
- advocate of Christian perfectionism. Pioneer of social reform with women and blacks. Used
-rejected old divinity Calvinism (i.e. idea
English Control of the Colonies
Navigation Acts Require shipping in English vessels for colonial trade so that the English
could both regulate colonial trade and also profit from it.
-Today Deism's traditions are continued among the Masons, the Unitarian-Universalists, the
Quakers, the historical-critical approach to the Bible, and above all in what might be called
"golf-course religion." Because whenever you hear someone say that he
Who is Russell Herman Conwell?
He was a Christian Baptist minister known for his sermon Acres of
What is the Acres of Diamonds?
A sermon by Conwell. It was about a farmer who left his farm to travel the
world searching for d