Social & Scientific Developments
Society reflects high tide of pietist in Germany.
It is the high tide of rationalism in U.S. society.
Salzburgers, persecuted Lutheran exiles from Austria led by Pastor John Boltzius, establish Jerusalem Lutheran Church, New Ebenezer, Georgia.
Methodism is on the rise in England and America
England begins to drive France from most of North America.
American republic established, westward migration gathers momentum. Northwest Ordinance passed: "Indian lands will never be taken without their consent."