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Religion in the development of American culture 1765-1840.

William Warren Sweet

Religion in the development of American culture 1765-1840.

by William Warren Sweet

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Published by Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English


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Originally pub. New York: Scribner"s Sons, 1952.

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Open LibraryOL22702545M

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37 There are a number of sources that engage Hindu influences on the American. On Monday’s program, Paul Solman will explore the religious diversity of the U.S. in a conversation with Robert Putnam, the co-author of a new book on religion in America. Go Deeper media. While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign policy.

Religion: Overview. Churches in the Expanding West. To Anglo-Americans in the nineteenth century the “ West ” was a migratory concept, continually being relocated as the next geographical region beyond white settlement. At the turn of the century the “ uninhabited ” frontier — though home to someNative Americans — was the area between the Appalachian.

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Politics and people are widely impacted by religion. Religion is the primary cause. Beginning with trans-Atlantic slavery, which forced hundreds of thousands of people into what is presently the United States, religion among African Americans consistently featured a complex of efforts toward innovation, preservation, and agential intervention rooted in efforts toward survival against structures of racial domination.

Social factors including slavery, black responses to a range. Cultural and religious development Colonial culture. America’s intellectual attainments during the 17th and 18th centuries, while not inferior to those of the countries of Europe, were nevertheless of a decidedly different was the techniques of applied science that most excited the minds of Americans, who, faced with the problem of subduing an often wild and unruly land, saw in.

The first emigrants to New England brought books with them and continued to import printed materials directly from London. Religion and Culture in North America, – Jaffee, David. “Art and Identity in the British North American Colonies.

1) Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England by David Hall. If you want to dig deep into what the earliest American colonists believed, this is a great book to start with, as Hall looks at the religious lives of many ordinary people.

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Facts about American Culture 3: the language. The main language spoken by the people in America is English. It is used as the official language in more than 31 states in US.

Other spoken languages include Chinese, French, Spanish, and German. Facts about American Culture 4: religion. The American people are free to choose their religions. Religion and American Culture is devoted to promoting the ongoing scholarly discussion of the nature, terms, and dynamics of religion in America.

Embracing a diversity of methodological approaches and theoretical perspectives, this publication explores the interplay between religion and other spheres of American culture. Much has been written about how the common Christian moral and cultural heritage contributed to our original institutions.

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It also has its own distinct social and cultural characteristics, such as dialect, music, arts, social habits, cuisine, and folklore.