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(Prominent timeline entries for this religious group)

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George Whitefield's First American Preaching Tour

George Whitefield's preaching tour (1739-1740) helped propel his career as the preeminent revivalist of the First Great Awakening.

Massachusetts Bay Colony

In 1630, a group of Puritans, led by John Winthrop, established the Massachusetts Bay Colony after fleeing religious persecution in England.

The First Great Awakening

The First Great Awakening (1730s-1770s) was a series of religious revivals that propelled the expansion of evangelical denominations in the colonies.

Virginia's Religious Disestablishment

In 1786, the Virginia legislature passed a bill by Thomas Jefferson ending the Anglican Church's formal establishment as the state religion.

Biographies by Last Name
Whitefield, George

George Whitefield (1714-1770) was the leading preacher and revivalist of the First Great Awakening in the American colonies.

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