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American Methodism and temperence in the antebellum period

Daniel L. Swinson

American Methodism and temperence in the antebellum period

by Daniel L. Swinson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) -- History,
  • Temperance -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Daniel L. Swinson
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 423 leaves ;
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17941323M

    The book conveys a sense of uniformity throughout the extensive Methodist community. If such is the case Wigger might have explained how he reached this conclusion. These reservations notwithstanding, Wigger has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the history of American religion. The period before the Civil War is also known as the antebellum period. During this time, a diverse mix of reformers dedicated themselves to such causes as establishing free (tax- supported) public schools, improving the treatment of the mentally ill, control- ling or abolishing the sale of liquors and beers, winning equal legal and political.

    Evangelicalism in Antebellum America Jonathan D. Sassi College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center, CUNY Overview Between the American Revolution and the Civil War, evangelical Protestantism rose to a salient position, not just in American religion, but in the culture at large. The Antebellum Reform Era Click on the images and videos to enlarge them. was popular in the middle class homes, but it had difficulty permeating into the working and immigrant classes. The American Temperance Union was formed in , which called for total abstinence of all alcoholic beverages. At a time when women had few opportunities Author: Audrey Hartye.

    The temperance movement in western North Carolina began taking root in the s when a growing number of highlanders felt that alcohol impeded the region's economic and moral potential. However, some urbanites viewed these reformists as fanatics who were infringing on their right to drink and distill liquor. This conflict over alcohol reform ultimately suggests that the potential fault line. Hazel Hollis 3/31/17 Antebellum Reformers Mini Project Part 1: Web Quest 1. The Second Great Awakening: a. Methodism: circuit riders preached to the frontier. Everyone (including women and blacks). b. Focuses on religious disciplines and acknowledges supernatural phenomena.


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American Methodism and temperence in the antebellum period by Daniel L. Swinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

In there were fewer than 1, Methodists in America. Fifty years later, the church counted more thanadherents.

American Methodism and temperence in the antebellum period book Methodism as America's most significant large-scale popular religious movement of the antebellum period, John H. Wigger reveals what made Methodism so attractive to post-revolutionary by:   Taking Heaven by Storm shows how Methodism Fifty years later, the church counted more thanadherents.

Identifying Methodism as America's most significant large-scale popular religious movement of the antebellum period, John H. Wigger reveals what made Methodism so attractive to post-revolutionary America/5. "American Methodism and Temperance in the Antebellum Period" (Thesis (Ph. D.), University of Chicago, Divinity School, ), However, Bang s’ usage was an outlier; by the second quarter of nineteenth century, temperance was almost universally accepted as referring to the moderate consumption of alcoholic : Scott Perry DeAmicis.

In there were fewer than 1, Methodists in America. Fifty years later, the church counted more thanadherents. Identifying Methodism as America's most significant large-scale popular religious movement of the antebellum period, John H. Wigger reveals what made Methodism so attractive to post-revolutionary America.

Godey's Lady's Book, founded insurvived until ; promoted "cult of domesticity" -- Circulation reached a staggering4. Catharine Beecher (sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe) a.

Called on American inventors to improve life for homemakers b. Overall nationalism was the result of the temperance movement. However, the temperance movement also caused sectionalism between some groups of immigrants and Americans supporting the reform movement.

Events and Groups: The American Temperance Society was founded. The group tried to persuade drinkers to stop drinking alcohol. Following the Revolutionary War, American Methodism grew at an astonishing rate, rising from fewer than members in to overby In Taking Heaven by Storm, John H.

Wigger seeks to explain this remarkable expansion, offering a provocative reassessment of the role of popular religion in American life. Cases Divisions and Unifications in American Methodism. The Methodist Episcopal Church experienced significant divisions in the early nineteenth century, which resulted in the following new denominations: the African Methodist Episcopal Church (), the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (), and the Methodist Protestant Church ().

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: ANTEBELLUM REVIVAL AND REFORM chapter thirteen: Antebellum revival and reform IntrODUCtIOn The period between and was a time of great change in society, religion, and culture in the United States.

The Second Great Awakening, a religious revival movement, saw evangelical Christianity supplant the. The Second Great Awakening led to a period of antebellum social reform and an emphasis on salvation by institutions.

The outpouring of religious fervor and revival began in Kentucky and Tennessee in the s and early s among the Presbyterians, Methodists and Baptists. Reform & Culture in Antebellum America: I. The Second Great Awakening A. State of American religion in early 18th century 1.

75% of Americans attended church regularly 2. Protestantism remained the dominant form of Christianity. Many, however, had become more liberal in their thinking a. Rationalist (Enlightenment) ideas of the French.

During the Antebellum era, numerous religious groups became involved in the Temperance movement, which sought to limit and control the consumption of alcohol. The American Temperance Society was founded in and was the forerunner of later groups such as the Women's Christian Temperance Union and the Anti-Saloon League.

Reform and Culture in Antebellum America This is a button and i don't know what it does. Peter Cartwight know Methodist for travelling preacher (circuit rider) New Sects: American Temperance Society founded by Lyman Beecher in Boston.

John Wesley (—) Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism. George Whitefield (—) Calvinistic Methodist leader. Charles Wesley (—) Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism.

View all related overviews». Stephen Smithc. –Entrepreneur, abolitionist The colorful, rags-to-riches saga of Stephen Smith traces his rise from slavery and poverty to wealth.

Smith learned the lumber business while still a slave and, when free, owned a thriving lumber enterprise. Smith found a way to manage his various business ventures and at the same time become immersed in antislavery and religious activities.

He was a freeborn African-American from New York, but then he was kidnapped and sold as a slave. He was held as a slave for twelve years. In his first years of freedom he wrote the book 'Twelve Years a Slave' ().

Inhis book was made into a film. Mark A. Noll As recently asa distinguished historian in an important book on Reconstruction opined that “there were no really significant developments in American religion.”[1] John Hope Franklin made a great contribution to reinterpreting the Reconstruction era in general, but not with this woefully inadequate statement.

In fact, it would be more accurate. "Revivalism and Social Reform" first appeared in print in and was then out of print for many years. It is good to see it back. Smith, who also wrote extensively on the Holiness Movement of the nineteenth century, dug deeply into an enormous mass of antebellum religious periodicals, tracts and books, much of it ephemeral in nature and often ignored by religious historians of the first half /5(6).

3 Seventh Report of the American Temperance Society, Presented at the Meeting in Philadelphia, May, (Boston: Seth Biss, ) 1. In light of the attention that historians have begun to pay to the pervasive influence of the Bible in American life, the absence of an analysis of its role in the temperance movement is all the more striking.

During the antebellum period, many American Christians responded to the moral anxiety of industrialization and urbanization by organizing to address specific social needs. Social problems such as intemperance, vice, and crime assumed a new and distressing scale that older solutions, such as almshouses, were not equipped to handle.

The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, or Methodist Episcopal Church South (MEC,S), was the Methodist denomination resulting from the 19th-century split over the issue of slavery in the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC).

Disagreement on this issue had been increasing in strength for decades between churches of the North and South; in it resulted in a schism at the General Conference Classification: Protestant.The antebellum period (or era before the Civil War) was a time of social and moral reform.

Moral reform groups promoted temperance, or abstinence from alcohol. Others worked to make basic education available to all or sought to improve conditions in prisons and asylums. Social activists sought to end slavery and establish greater rights for women.In there were fewer than 1, Methodists in America.

Fifty years later, the church counted more thanadherents. Identifying Methodism as America's most significant large-scale popular religious movement of the antebellum period, John H.

Wigger reveals what made Methodism so attractive to post-revolutionary America. Taking Heaven by Storm shows how Methodism fed into .