What Were the Causes of the Second Great Awakening?

1795–1840

This video from Heimler's History discusses the causes of the Second Great Awakening.

The Second Great Awakening was a religious movement that swept through the United States, primarily in the first half of the 19th century. Led by prominent preachers like Charles Finney, the movement contributed to the rise in popularity of social reform movements like Abolition, Prohibition, Civil Rights, and Woman Suffrage.