A religious phenomenon that promoted social reform around New York.

Exact DefinitionEdit

What was it?

A religious phenomenon in New York which was part of the Second Great Awakening, consisting of religious revivals.

What did it do?

Religion gained influence, and further brought attention to issues such as women's rights and slavery.


This region was famous for social radicalism, because of this, it shaped many peoples' belief such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton who was a resident of Seneca Falls, New York. This is where a prominent women's rights convention took place. Ultimately because religion was a big influence, it promoted to the reform movements of the period, such as abolition, women's rights, and utopian social experiments.

Additional InformationEdit

This religious revival is related to the Oneida community.

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