Analysis: The First Great Awakening

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Function: During the freedom of Americas grasp of great Britain and many years of development America was the land of the free and soon to be land of free religious rights. This soon became known as "The First Great Awakening" the time were religion started to spread and it gave the people the choice to convert to a new religion, stay a in there own religion, or not believe anything at all and remain neutral. A man named Jonathan Edwards who was a puritan wanted to spread the catholic faith of god had a sermon on July 8, 1741 in Massachusetts about "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God". In his speech he gave a very detailed description of what would happen if you sinned and go against god. In the first part he talks about hell "That world
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