1815-1848. Sto Mahoney Tom Jackoboice 11/11/10 A.P. U.S. History. Religion and Reform. First Great Awakening . Occurred in the 1730’s and 1740’s Inspired by the affirmation that human ability and reason was beginning to outweigh that of God’s control over man
At such Religious Revivals, adherents and interested parties would spend several days hearing the word of God from various religious leaders.
The Drunkard’s Progress– Propaganda warned that a drinker who began with “a glass with a friend” would follow a path to poverty, despair and death