This PowerPoint presentation covers the origins, theology, and impact of the Second Great Awakening. It begins by briefly examining the beliefs of Deism and the Unitarians. It continues with a focus on the religious beliefs of the Second Great Awakening preachers and the changing ideas of American Christianity. It covers the emergence of Joseph Smith and the Latter Day Saints in the process. The second half of the presentation focuses on the social reform movements inspired by the Second Great Awakening. It looks at the temperance movement, Dorothea Dix and asylum reform, women's suffrage, including the Seneca Falls Convention, and reforms in public education. It concludes by asserting that all of those reforms were eventually overshadowed by the abolitionist movement. This presentation is used in an AP United States history class is is based off of Chapter 15 of the American Pageant, 14th Edition.