Great Awakening and Enlightenment Formative Assessment Review by Odr5Ma


									Name: ___________________________________________                  Date: ____________________________

                            Review of the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment

Directions: Write a GA next to those items that relate to the Great Awakening and an E next to those items that
relate to the Enlightenment.

   1.  _____ Led to the emergence of Black Protestantism in 18th century America.
   2.  _____ Stressed the emptiness of material comfort and the corruption of human nature.
   3.  _____ King George’s War helped to lead to this movement.
   4.  _____ Strengthened the ties between colonial and British elites.
   5.  _____ Impacted by the fragility of earthly life.
   6.  _____ Optimistic in its fundamental outlook.
   7.  _____ The founding of log colleges such as Princeton (The College of New Jersey), Kinds College
       (Columbia), Brown, Rutgers (Queens College), and Dartmouth were impacted by this movement.
   8. _____ Its religion encouraged virtue and morality, not doctrine.
   9. _____ Interjected an egalitarian strain into American society and helped to break Americans’ ties to
       their 17th century origins.
   10. _____ Emphasized emotion, rather than learning, and questioned social and political orthodoxy.
   11. _____ Led to tolerance of religious diversity because so many different sects were founded that none of
       them could dominate.
   12. _____ Viewed the world as orderly and predictable relying on reason and free will.
   13. _____ Impacted well to do people, creating a common vocabulary and a unified view of the world.
   14. _____ Led by such clerics as William Tennent, Theodore Frelinghuysen, and George, Whitefield.
   15. _____ Led ordinary people to question those in authority.
   16. _____ Government was created by men and could be altered by them.
   17. _____ Spread rapidly among those on the frontier
   18. _____ Conception of God as the clockmaker who set the world in motion and left it alone.
   19. _____ Served as a unifying force in American society tying together the North, South, and Middle
   20. _____ Believed that power of monarchies was subject to the rule of God’s natural laws
Directions: Indicate whether each of these quotations is more expressive of the Enlightenment view of
Benjamin Franklin (F) or the Great Awakening views of Jonathan Edwards (E).
   1. _____ “Hell is paved with the skulls of unbaptized children.”
   2. _____ “Serving God is doing good to man, but praying is thought and easier service, and therefore more
      generally chosen.
   3. _____ Man is “a little, wretched despicable creature; a worm, a mere nothing, and less than nothing; a
      vile insect that has risen up in contempt against the majesty of Heaven and Earth.”
   4. _____ “Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it.”
   5. _____ “A good example is the best sermon.”
   6. _____ “Christianity commands us to pass by injuries; policy, to let them pass by us.”
   7. _____ “So that sin against God, being in violation of infinite obligations, must be a crime infinitely
      heinous, and so deserving of infinite punishment.”
   8. _____ “Danger is sauce for prayers.”

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