1.Slavery has been referred to as “America’s original sin”. The responses to slavery (including segregation) and the sectionalism (north/south) that those responses helped to spawn, loom large in the history of 19th- and 20th-century Methodism. Also important, and sometimes related, was Methodism’s relationship with politics and civil discourse, as well as “civil religion”, both in the North and the South during the Civil War, and in the reunited country afterward. Outline two ways in which this relationship played out significantly. Are there resonances (positive or negative) for the present? 500 Words
2.Name two key drivers for Methodist growth in the 19th and 20th centuries (after the Civil War).500 words
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