SAT Subject US History Practice Question 520: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 520

51. Which of the following helped make the Second Great Awakening a success?

A. The growth of Lutheranism
B. Early German immigration
C. The preaching of Jonathan Edwards
D. A decline in Protestant denominations
E. Circuit riders, or itinerant ministers

Correct Answer: E


Ministers who traveled and held revival meetings in outlying areas were largely responsible for the widespread success of the Second Great Awakening.

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