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American Pageant Chapter 5 Vocab Terms

Key terms, people, and events from Chapter 5 of the 13th edition of the American Pageant.
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1st Great Awakening
Spectacular, emotional religious revival of the 1730s and 1740s. This event saw an increase in religious sects in the colonies.
Jonathan Edwards
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, emphasized "eternal damnation."
George Whitefield
Most influential figure of the Great Awakening; excellent orator.
Triangular Trade
Profitable trade route that linked New England, Africa, and the West Indies
John Peter Zenger
He helped establish the precedent that true statements about public officials could not be prosecuted as libel.
Mercantilism
Belief that the purpose of colonies is to benefit the mother country (Economically). The mother country should export more than it imports.