Mini Lesson: Great Awakening

Great Awakening Powerpoint

SSUSH2 The student will trace the ways that the economy and society of British North America developed.
d. Explain the significance of the Great Awakening.

Questions to Answer

1.  When did the Great Awakening take place/where?

2.  Who is John Edwards and what was the purpose of his Sinner’s in the Hands of an Angry God sermon?

“The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked. His wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else but to be cast into the fire. He is of purer eyes than to bear you in his sight; you are ten thousand times as abominable in his eyes as the most hateful, venomous serpent is in ours. “

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Quote

Video on the Great Awakening


John Edwards Sinners in Hands of an Angry God