Period 2: 1607-1754
Haley McLaughlin - January 4, 2016
When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2
- The First Great Awakening was a time a religious reform led by Johnathan Edwards and George Whitefield.
- The Enlightenment was a European movement in literature and philosophy that became popular in America.
- Each movement changed the way that colonists looked at ideas like religion and philosophy.
- There were three distinct racial groups of people in America during this time period, they were Native Americans, Europeans, and African Slaves.
- Each group had their own culture that they lived by, and occasionally shared with other groups.