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Religion v. Commerce Preoccupation with material world Jerimiad/Declension Decline of religiosity/spirituality Dwindling church membership Enlightenment Context of Country Whig ideology Declension of virtue in authorities Economic stratification. Great Awakening, 1733-1748.

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great awakening 1733 1748
Religion v. Commerce

Preoccupation with material world

Jerimiad/Declension

Decline of religiosity/spirituality

Dwindling church membership

Enlightenment

Context of Country Whig ideology

Declension of virtue in authorities

Economic stratification

Great Awakening, 1733-1748
people
George Whitefield

Enthusiasm

Out-of-doors religion (free choice of gospel)

Appeal to the heart, not the head

Jonathan Edwards

Angry God (Fire and Brimstone)

Introspection, seeking signs of grace)

People
and ideas
Youthful, vivid, emotional, theatrical, dramatic conversion, a “reawakening” (born again)

Return to strict Calvinist traditions, yet the responsibility for salvation is not God‘s (predestination), but man's willingness to accept salvation.

and Ideas
social upheaval
Gilbert Tennent

Log College (Princeton)

Challenging ‘Old Lights’

James Davenport

Direct Action

Communities fractured (Old Light/New Light)

John Wesley: "Dost thou love and fear God? It is enough! I give thee the right hand of fellowship.”

Book Burning

Social Upheaval
interpretations
Interpretations

Impacts

  • Criticism of materialistic values.
  • Underminined claims to deference and respect.
  • Prompted moves to disestablish the church.
  • Democratized religion: choices.
  • Transformed and democratized modes of mass communication.
  • Reinvigoration of traditional religious principles.
war renewed
War Renewed
  • War of Jenkins Ear (Britain/Spain) roles into King George’s War (Britain, Austria v. Spain, France, Prussia)1739-1748
    • Louisbourg
    • Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle
  • Tentative Peace, 1748-1754
    • French expansion into Ohio Valley (Ft Dusquene)
  • Albany Plan
events
Events:
  • 1753-54 Washington sent to expel the French from the Ohio Valley. Subsequent encounter results in death of Jumonville. Washington defeated at Ft. Necessity.
  • 1755 British dispatch Gen Edward Braddock defeated and mortally wounded at Battle of the Monongahela. Brits under William Johnson turn back French advance on Lake Champlain and construct Ft William Henry on Lake George. Brits suffer defeat at Ft Niagra.
  • 1756 Britain declares war on France, expanding the war. Brits lose Ft Oswego. Pitt becomes Secretary of State.
events 2
Events 2
  • 1757 French under General Montcalm capture Ft William Henry
  • 1758 Pitt agrees to fund war effort and reimburse colonial expenses. Treaty of Easton with Six Nations (Iroquois). Brits capture Louisbourg.
  • 1759 Fall of Quebec. Death of Wolfe and Montcalm
  • 1760 Fall of Montreal
  • 1763 Treaty of Paris, Pontiac’s Rebellion, Proclamation Line
impacts
The Career of GW

A microcosm of American experience.

Native Americans

Animosity

End of Play-Off Diplomacy

Farmers and Speculators

Brit disdain

American pride

Impacts
political impacts
Political Impacts
  • Attitudes
    • Pitt and the Assemblies: adds to Greene’s notion of “discrepancies”
  • Brit War Debts
  • The “Indian Problem” Amherst and germ war.