History of the United States Essay | Pre-Revolution Views of Society

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Pre-Revolution Views of Society

Summary: This essay describes the ideological views of American Society before the War of Independence.
The philosophies of the Puritanism, the Great Awakening, and the Enlightenment are three different, yet vital ideologies that contribute to the intellectual foundation of the United States. However different from each other they may be, each philosophy of thought was built upon, finally culminating in the American Revolution. Starting from Puritanism, this evolved or morphed into the various "looser" denominations of Protestantism during the Great Awakening, which then resulted in the highly individualized Enlightenment provided which provided the motivation in the American Revolution, This evolution is thus documented in the analysis of characters from the preceding three philosophies preceding the American Revolution.

A Puritan farmer in Massachusetts in 1640 would have the basic, strictest frame of thought of the three, where he would be more submissive in government and religion to higher authorities. Due to the belief that all humans will fall due to original sin and...

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