The Great Awakening During The 18th Century

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Communities of Consensus Research Report

The Great Awakening during the Colonial time is an example of Communities of Consensus. During the late 1760s the Puritans and Anglicans represented 40% of the nation 's religion. Ministers tried to promote a single “identity” but were unable to due to the restriction of religious freedom. As evangelists went town after town they found bigger chapels and a huge number of Protestant categories grew. The Great awakening pulled America away from the English way of politics and religion. It was through the revivalism of the first half of the Eighteenth Century that the colonists were finally able to step out from under the protectorate of the established Christian churches and assert religious control
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