Warm Up
 During the Industrial Revolution, church
membership rapid declined. Why do you
think this happened?
T he Impact of the
Industrial
Revolution

“How mills brought religion &Texas”
Religion
 Why do we have religion?
 Pre – Industrial Revolution Religion




Calvinism – Predestination
“Much like Je...
Partner Activity
 If you were the CEO of the church today,
how would you try to increase
membership?
Second Great
Awakening
 1790’s - rejects “predestination”
 Move to “Individual Responsibility”
(Like FHS student Handboo...
Evangelism
 Define?
 Revivalism?
 What are they selling?
Charles Grandison
Finney
 Top Salesman – 29yrs old
 “Burned over District”

Membership
1800 – 1/15
1850 – 1/6
Mexico’s Native
Problem
 1821 – Independence from Spain



Problem – the natives
Spanish Mission System
(the Alamo)
The Solution
 Stephen F. Austin
 – World’s
Greatest Real
Estate Agent
 1821 arrives and
sets up shop
 1825 – 297 land
...
The deal
 177 acres farmland, 4,428 acres grazing
 10 years – NO TAXES
Steve’s Rules





NO DRINKIN’
NO GAMBLIN’
NO SWEARIN’
BUT PLENTY OF WORKIN’

 Who did this attract? Why was this
sma...
How is the settlement of
Texas connected to the
Industrial Revolution?
 Southern
Economy –
focus on Cotton
 Need more la...
What to watch for

Mexico did not allow slavery, but the Americans brought
their slaves

To be continued….
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  1. 1. Warm Up  During the Industrial Revolution, church membership rapid declined. Why do you think this happened?
  2. 2. T he Impact of the Industrial Revolution “How mills brought religion &Texas”
  3. 3. Religion  Why do we have religion?  Pre – Industrial Revolution Religion    Calvinism – Predestination “Much like Jefferson’s America” Doesn’t work with Industrial Revolution (outdated)
  4. 4. Partner Activity  If you were the CEO of the church today, how would you try to increase membership?
  5. 5. Second Great Awakening  1790’s - rejects “predestination”  Move to “Individual Responsibility” (Like FHS student Handbook?) Democratic God – even you can be saved
  6. 6. Evangelism  Define?  Revivalism?  What are they selling?
  7. 7. Charles Grandison Finney  Top Salesman – 29yrs old  “Burned over District” Membership 1800 – 1/15 1850 – 1/6
  8. 8. Mexico’s Native Problem  1821 – Independence from Spain   Problem – the natives Spanish Mission System (the Alamo)
  9. 9. The Solution  Stephen F. Austin  – World’s Greatest Real Estate Agent  1821 arrives and sets up shop  1825 – 297 land grants given out
  10. 10. The deal  177 acres farmland, 4,428 acres grazing  10 years – NO TAXES
  11. 11. Steve’s Rules     NO DRINKIN’ NO GAMBLIN’ NO SWEARIN’ BUT PLENTY OF WORKIN’  Who did this attract? Why was this smart?
  12. 12. How is the settlement of Texas connected to the Industrial Revolution?  Southern Economy – focus on Cotton  Need more land  Limited by Missouri Compromise
  13. 13. What to watch for Mexico did not allow slavery, but the Americans brought their slaves To be continued….

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