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Featured "Divining America" Essay:
Evangelicalism as a Social Movement by Donald Scott


Links to Online Resources

The Camp Meeting and Benevolent Societies
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel07.html
Well-illustrated with artifacts and documents from the Library of Congress, these concise sections are very accessible to secondary level students.  Part of the Library's outstanding online exhibition Religion and the Founding of the American Republic.


The Second Great Awakening and The Benevolent Empire
http://chnm.gmu.edu/courses/jackson/revival/revival.html
Brief but clear and illustrated summary of the social ramifications of the Second Great Awakening in the Jackson era. From the online course "Jacksonian America" from the Center for History and New Media.


Lyman Beecher
http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/brady/gallery/07gal.html
Brief biography and photograph (by Mathew Brady) of Congregational minister Lyman Beecher, father of reform writer Harriet Beecher Stowe. From the National Portrait Gallery.



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