Lecture Description

This lecture draws from Fea’s current research on the role of religion in the American Revolution by examining the impact of Presbyterianism on the Revolution in the mid-Atlantic region. Attention is paid to the connections between the First Great Awakening and the American Revolution, the importance of the College of New Jersey at Princeton (and its president John Witherspoon), and the emergence of Presbyterian political activity in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Religion Revolutionary and Early National

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