The Great Awakening        #12

(Revival in America)
        1.  1730's -1750's

     2.   Great need for revival.   Why?

Luke-warm christianity Americans were doing good works but never having a born-again experience.  

    Half-way covenant  descendants of church members could be on the church rolls with out being saved.

3.  Heroes of Great Awakening

Jonathan Edwards    Gilbert Tennent   George Whitefield

  The Great Awakening was known as the
          Methodist Revival or
Evangelical Revival in England.

         George Whitefield  
                                                                                                  Watch God in America Great Awakening video1st min through 12th min.

3.  Booming voice could effectively reach over 20,000 people.


1.  Remembered as America's most powerful Great Awakening evangelist.
2.  Preached over 18,000 "ye must be
born again" sermons.

Jonathan Edwards

3.  Perhaps the greatest intellect America's ever produced.

1.  Remembered as America's foremost theologian.
Most famous sermon"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".

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David Brainerd (1718-1747) was a missionary to the American Indians in New York, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania. Born in Connecticut in 1718, he died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-nine.

                                                        Watch God in America Great Awakening   video 13th min through 22th min.
Results of Great Awakening
1.  Thousands were saved
2.  Hundreds of churches were started
3.  New colleges were founded  
Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Rutgers
 This united the colonists like never before. Citizens from New Hampshire to Georgia had something in common.
4.  Spiritual freedom and the cry for an end to the "established" church and state is going to lead to political freedom (from England).  


Phillis Wheatley      
        1.  First black women poet in America.


Last Update: September 20, 2013

OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to:

1. list

2. explain the difference between

3. describe the

4. chart on a map the

5. define the terms

6. Explain the significance of

Knowledge: Recall of data.

Comprehension: Understand the meaning, translation, interpolation, and interpretation of instructions and problems. State a problem in one's own words.

Use a concept in a new situation or unprompted use of an abstraction. Applies what was learned in the classroom into novel situations in the workplace.








Separates material or concepts into component parts so that its organizational structure may be understood. Distinguishes between facts and inferences. 

Builds a structure or pattern from diverse elements. Put parts together to form a whole, with emphasis on creating a new meaning or structure.




Make judgments about the value of ideas or materials.

Remember : Recognizing, Recalling






Understand : Interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, explaining

Apply : Executing, implementing
Analyze : Differentiating, organizing, attributing
Evaluate : checking, critiquing
Create: generating, planning, producing