Two american revolutions: The American War for Independence, 1775-1783 and the Struggle for Liberty and Equality, 1776 – present
II. Religion, 1700-1770
The Great Awakening
The First Great Awakening marked a dramatic cultural shift in the New England and Middle Colonies that reverberates to the present day in our religious and social life. Here was a thoroughly indigenous and popular movement that transformed American Protestantism and laid the groundwork for American religious pluralism and a deep skepticism of the top-down imposition of authority.
The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. I