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1783-1815: Religion

1783-1815: Chapter Nine: Religion

by JOHN OKEEFE

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 318

OVERVIEW 324

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

African Americans 327

Church and State 329

Ministers on Church-State Relations 330

Congress Debates the First Amendment 331

Early American Catholics 332

Church Membership in the Early Republic 332

Early Missionary Work 334

Observations of a Frenchman 335

The Circuit Rider 336

From Anglicans to Episcopalians 337

Jews in the Early Republic 338

Native Americans 340

New Religions for a New Republic 342

Sacred Songs 343

Protestant Renewal: The Emergence of American Unitarianism 344

Two Catechisms 345

The Rational Religion of Deism 346

The Rise of Evangelicalism 348

The Cane Ridge Camp Meeting 350

The Conversion Experience 351

Women 352

HEADLINE MAKERS

Richard Allen 354

Francis Asbury 355

Isaac Backus 355

Jarena Lee 356

Samuel Seabury 356

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 357

Tenskwatawa 358

PUBLICATIONS 359

Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.

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