The First Great Awakening: British evangelist, George Whitefield arrived in Georgia in 1738, and returned in 1739. Ministers from evangelical Protestant denominations supported the Great Awakening. In the middle colonies, Whitefield influenced British, Dutch, & German churches.
Impact: The Second Great Awakening affected education by establishing local public school systems, led by Horace Mann of Massachusetts. The literacy rate of Americans went up and people actually began to read the Bible