We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.


John Newton

Hymn writer, mariner, clergymen, and abolitionist

William Wilberforce

The British statesmen who led the fight to end slavery in Britain

The Second Great Awakening

This nineteenth century religious movement was characterized by evangelical preaching and enthusiastic worship

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...