United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Cane Ridge Meeting

Cane Ridge , Kentucky was the site of an
important frontier event
(Source: Library of Congress)

Question 131443:

The 1801 Cane Ridge Meeting

A) was the site of an Indian massacre of Kentucky settlers
B) was an emotional frontier religious gathering with as many as 20,000 attendees
C) greatly expanded the influence of both Anglican and Roman Catholic churches in the new western regions of the U.S.
D) embraced the doctrine of universalism, that all people would eventually obtain salvation and go to heaven
E) had little impact on Kentucky residents

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