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Great Awakenings, USA

The Great Awakenings is the name given to periods of religious revival that occurred in colonial British North America and The United States in the early to mid-18th century, in the early national period to the middle of the 19th century, and in the Reconstruction era to about 1910. These awakenings profoundly changed the course of American religious history, and to a lesser degree that of other countries. By the middle of the 19th century, the dominant character of American Christianity was revivalism birthed in the Great Awakenings. The energy released crossed back and forth the Atlantic Ocean but was not a significant force in British Protestantism until the latter part of the 19th...

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