The writer is writing on the theme of religious revival within the colonies. The writer then chooses to follow the inquiry ‘With enlightenment sweeping across Europe and America, how did the colonists feel about this new form of worship and religion?’ this line of inquiry is consistent with the theme selected. The argument the writer wants to present is that the new wave of enlightenment sweeping across Europe and America changed the traditional form of worship that the colonialists had presented and favored. From the line of inquiry, the writer wants to know how the colonialists felt about these changes.
Evidence selection and analysis
The evidence presented consists of three articles from various men in United States history. These three articles are connected as they show each man’s interpretation of worship. Thomas Prince a clergyman from Boston collected the views of congregation members after a sermon by a new preacher. William Penn had strict guidelines on how God was to be worshiped in his house, him being a Christian master. George Washington chastised his brother in law for not going to church the previous Sunday, emphasizing that he personally always went to church on Sunday.
Although these three articles are connected, they do not follow in the writer’s line of inquiry, which is to show how the colonialists reacted to the changing form of religion and worship.
Spelling, grammar, and/or conventional (tactics specific to history writing) errors
The writer has taken excerpts from articles. They are written in unconventional grammar and spelling and therefore are acceptable in terms of grammar and spelling errors. However, in the article presented as evidence 2, the writer misspells the word presence and instead writes Rresence. The writer is also accurate in the convention used for writing history.