Great Awakening

Miguel Ontiveros

When did it Began?

The First Great Awakening began in 1730s and lasted to about 1743, though pockets of revivalism had accured in years prior.

What were the effects on the Great Awakening?


The Great Awakening changed colonial culture, changed the way many people practiced their religion, congregations argued over religious practices and often split apart, and people left old churches and joined protestant ones. The Great Awakening also led people to believe that they should work to solve social problems.