ISSUE 6. Was the Great Awakening a Key to the American Revolution?
YES: William G. McLoughlin, from "`Enthusiasm for Liberty': The Great Awakening as the Key to the Revolution," in Jack P. Greene and William G. McLoughlin, Preachers and Politicians: Two Essays on the Origins of the American Revolution
NO: Jon Butler, from "Enthusiasm Described and Decried: The Great Awakening as
ISSUE 7. Were the Founding Fathers Democratic Reformers?
YES: John P. Roche, from "The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action," American Political Science Review
NO: Alfred F. Young, from "The Framers of the Constitution and the `Genius' of the People," Radical History Review
ISSUE 8. Was Thomas Jefferson Committed to Bringing an End to Chattel Slavery?