Enlightenment Era In The United States

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The Enlightenment era in the United States can be considered as revolutionary, and a huge leap towards the country’s progress with different philosophical, social, economic, and scientific changes. After the Salem Witch Trials, the colonial people’s belief towards religion took a different turn. Along with the population boom in the American colonies, people started appreciating science more, bringing out philosophical changes in the society. Number of scientific discoveries and inventions led people to realize the capability and the power of the human mind. This realization changed the public’s social beliefs. People defined their existence and responsibility in social terms rather than religious or spiritual terms. The colonial people started

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