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John Wycliff1/1/132812/31/1384Christianity

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Council of Trent (Counter-Reformation)1/1/154512/31/1563Christianity

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English Civil Wars1/1/164212/31/1660Christianity

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2nd Congregational Church of Marblehead formed4/25/17164/25/1716Christianity

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Edward Holyoke4/25/17165/31/1737UUCM Minister 1716-1737UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Holyoke-color.jpg

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The Great Awakening1/1/173012/31/1750Christianity

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Simon Bradstreet6/1/17385/31/1770UUCM Minister 1738-1770UUCM

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American War of Independence1/1/177612/31/1783US

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Isaac Story6/1/17715/31/1802Bried at UUCMUUCM

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Hezekiah May6/1/18035/31/1808UUCM Minister 1803-1808UUCM

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Second Great Awakening1/1/180012/31/1840Christianity

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John Bartlett6/1/18115/31/1849UUCM Minister 1811-1849UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/BartlettHead.jpg

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Benjamin Huntoon6/1/18495/31/1855UUCM Minister 1849-1856UUCM

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European immigrants1/1/184012/31/1860 mostly German and Irish arrive in the U.S.Christianity

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Samuel R Calthrope6/1/18605/31/1864UUCM Minister 1860-1864UUCM

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American Civil War1/1/186112/31/1864US

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James H Wiggin6/1/18665/31/1868UUCM Minister 1866-1868UUCM

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William B Buxton6/1/18685/31/1872UUCM Minister 1868-1872UUCM

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Benjamin H Bailey6/1/18735/31/1884UUCM Minister 1873-1884UUCM

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James K Applebee6/1/18865/31/1890UUCM Minister 1886-1890UUCM

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10 million Northern European and 1 million Scandinavian  immigrants arrive in the U.S.1/1/186012/31/1890US

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John B Barnhill6/1/18915/31/1892UUCM Minister 1891-1892UUCM

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Henry C McDougall6/1/18935/31/1899UUCM Minister 1893-1899UUCM

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Albert Walkley6/1/19025/31/1905UUCM Minister 1902-1905UUCM

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New wave of immigration1/1/190012/31/1917 primarily from Southern and Eastern EuropeChristianity

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Alfred D K Shurtleff6/1/19175/31/1918UUCM Minister 1917-1918UUCM

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U.S. Involvement in WW I1/1/191712/31/1918US

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Prohibition1/1/191912/31/1933US

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Edward H Cotton6/1/19225/31/1936UUCM Minister 1822-1836UUCM

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G Ernest Lynch Jr6/1/19365/31/1939UUCM Minister 1916-1939UUCM

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Prescott B Wintgersteen6/1/19395/31/1942UUCM Minister 1939-1942UUCM

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Thomas M Mark6/1/19425/31/1943UUCM Minister 1942-1943UUCM

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U.S. Involvement in WW II1/1/194112/31/1945US

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William S Nichols6/1/19435/31/1946UUCM Minister 1943-1946UUCM

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John W Eager6/1/19465/31/1946UUCM Minister 1946-1946UUCM

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W Hollis Teagarden6/1/19485/31/1954UUCM Minister 1948-1954UUCM

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Brown v. Board of Education1/1/195412/31/1955US

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David P Osborn6/1/19545/31/1957UUCM Miniser 1954-1957UUCM

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Hugh W Weston6/1/19585/31/1962UUCM Minister 1959-1962UUCM

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Second Vatican Council1/1/196212/31/1965Christianity

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George K Beach6/1/19635/31/1967UUCM Minister 1963-1967UUCM

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Lynn concerned Marblehead is too far out - rugs on lawn1/1/196612/31/1968UUCM

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Meetinghouse is sanctuary for Conscientious Objectors1/1/196012/31/1970UUCM

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Laymans League Men's group1/1/196012/31/1970UUCM

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Children's Theater Co has use of meetinghouse1/1/197112/31/1972 causes tensionUUCM

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U.S. Involvement in Vietnam War1/1/196412/31/1973Christianity

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Linda Weltner writes weekly newsletter column1/1/197012/31/1977UUCM

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Robert L Hill6/1/19695/31/1978UUCM Minister 1969-1978UUCM

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Congregation more liberal1/1/196912/31/1978 secular under Rev. HillUUCM

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J David Scheyer6/1/19795/31/1982UUCM Minister 1979-1982UUCM

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Charles L Wilson (interim)6/1/19825/31/1983UUCM Minister 1982-1983UUCM

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Cambridge Chamber Players summer concerts1/1/197712/31/1983UUCM

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Ellen Brandenburg (interim)6/1/19835/31/1984UUCM Minister 1983-1984 UUCM

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Elizabeth L Leavitt6/1/19845/31/1987UUCM Minister 1984-1987UUCM

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Mugford Street Theater uses meetinghouse1/1/197412/31/1988UUCMhttp://www.bostonglobe.com/rf/image_r/Boston/2011-2020/2011/12/18/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/18noartsa.r.jpg

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John R Jablonski (interim)6/1/19885/31/1990UUCM Minister 1988-1990UUCM

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Charles L Wilson6/1/19905/31/1998UUCM Minister 1990-1998UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Wilson.bmp

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Mary J Harrington6/1/19985/31/2004UUCM Minister 1988-2004UUCM

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Rosemarie Smurzynski (interim)6/1/20045/31/2005UUCM Interim Minister 2004-2005UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Wilson.bmp

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Paul L'Herrou (interim)6/1/20055/31/2006UUCM Interim Minister 2005-2006UUCM

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Linda Enrico6/1/20115/31/2012PresidentUUCM

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Wendy von Zirpolo6/1/200612/12/2016UUCM Minister 2006-UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Wendy-160x120.jpg

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International Congress1/1/1900International Congress of Free Christians and Other Religious LiberalsChristianity

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Beacon Press established 1/1/1902Unitarian

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Starr King School1/1/1904Starr King School for the Ministry establishedChristianity

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Meetinghouse burns down6/1/1910UUCM

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Present meetinghouse built6/1/1911UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Church1911-1-150x150.jpg

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D.W. Griffith's movieThe Birth of a Nation- revived the KKK1/1/1915US

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Walter Rauschenbusch1/1/1917Christianizing the Social OrderChristianity

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Universalistist Declaration of Social Principles drafted by Clarence Skinner 1/1/1917Universalist

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19th Amendment1/1/1919 granting women the right to voteUS

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Scopes Trial1/1/1925Christianity

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National Conference and AUA merge 1/1/1925Unitarian

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American Universalistist Association formed1/1/1925Universalist

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Universalistists consider merger with Congregationalists 1/1/1925(UU)UU

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Stock market crash1/1/1929 start of the Great DepressionUS

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First Humanist Manifesto1/1/1933Christianity

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Unitarianarians Face a New Age published 1/1/1936Unitarian

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New Beacon Series of religious education materials launched 1/1/1937Unitarian

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Universalists consider merger with Unitarians 1/1/1937previous overtures 1895UU

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Unitarianarian Service Committee organized 1/1/1939Unitarian

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Universalistist Service Committee organized 1/1/1940Universalist

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Norbert Capek dies at Dachau 1/1/1942Unitarian

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Universalistist Church of America 1/1/1942Universalist

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Church of the Larger Fellowship organized 1/1/1944Unitarian

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Humiliati founded 1/1/1945Universalist

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Unitarianarian Fellowship Movement founded 1/1/1949Unitarian

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Council of Liberal Churches 1/1/1953federation of Unitarianarian and Universalistist publications education and PR (UU)UU

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Interstate Highway Act/start of urban renewal1/1/1956US

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Women wore hats1/1/1958 conservative (red)hymnalUUCM

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Act of legislature to move cemetary1/1/1959UUCM

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Nichols room built6/1/1959UUCM

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Unitarianarian Universalistist merge to form UUA1/1/1961Christianity

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Unitarianarian Universalistist merge to form UUA1/1/1961Christianity

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Canadian Unitarianarian Council organized 1/1/1961Unitarian

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Unitarianarian Universalistist Association formed 1/1/1961(UU)UU

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Canadian Unitarianarian Council officially relates to UUA 1/1/1962(UU)UU

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Unitarianarian Universalistist Service Committee 1/1/1963(UU)UU

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James Reeb and Viola Liuzzo die at Selma1/1/1965 AlabamaUU

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Black Unitarianarian Universalistist Caucus organized 1/1/1967(UU)UU

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me&thee Coffee House formed by Silva and others Feb 201/1/1970UUCM

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Second Humanist Manifesto1/1/1973Christianity

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State inspector says no altar or cross means not a church!1/1/1975UUCM

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First Ferry Beach retreat1/1/1976UUCM

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Women and Religion resolution passed at General Assembly 1/1/1977(UU)UU

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Discussion about selling meetinghouse1/1/1980UUCM

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Pete Roger's mother Clarinda starts book stall1/1/1980UUCM

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September lobster bakes initiated1/1/1980UUCM

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First Men's group formed6/1/1980UUCM

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Sunday school picnic/swimming1/1/1984UUCM

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Supply truck sent to El Salvador1/1/1984UUCM

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Principles and Purposes adopted 1/1/1985(UU)UU

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Gene Arnold starts Summer Jazz series1/1/1985UUCM

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Most of congregation silver sold to MFA to start endowment fund1/1/1987UUCM

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Classic concert series goes unattended1/1/1988UUCM

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Dorothy Palmer died1/1/1988UUCM

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Piano purchased with money left by Pete Roger's mother1/1/1988UUCM

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Men's group starts on Sunday evenings1/1/1990UUCM

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Stetson Gallery established by Linda Weltner1/1/1990UUCM

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Men's group starts on Thursdays1/1/1991UUCM

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Moving gravestones stopped by police1/1/1991UUCM

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Principles and Purposes amended 1/1/1995(UU)UU

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Lay led summer services initiated1/1/1996UUCM

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Memorial Garden established1/1/1997UUCM

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Architect draws up plans for expansion1/1/1998UUCM

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Delvana Theater group not allowed to modify sanctuary - departs1/1/1998UUCM

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GLBT training begins1/1/1998UUCM

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Pastoral Associates program initiated1/1/1999UUCM

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Welcoming congregation program initiated1/1/1999UUCM

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me&thee millennium committee established1/1/2000UUCM

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Small Group Ministries initiated1/1/2001UUCM

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Unanimous vote to become Welcoming Congregation1/1/2001UUCM

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Walk for new Spring Peace Pagoda1/1/2002 hosted by Rev HarringtonUUCM

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Music Together program begins1/1/2002UUCM

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Charles Wilson named Emeritus1/1/2003UUCM

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Legal half of driveway reclaimed5/23/2004UUCM

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Origen1/1/0318Origen of Alexandria proponent of universal salvation, i.e., universalismUnitarian

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Sabellius 1/1/0325Unitarian

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Council of Nicea1/1/0451Nicene Creed which established the dogma of the Trinity was adopted by Council of Nicea under Constantine the first Christian Roman emperor. Unitarianism "the Arian heresy" was no longer allowed.Christianityhttp://www.jrbriggs.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/constantine.jpg

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Council of Ephesus reaffirms doctrine of trinity1/1/0543Christianity

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Council of Chalcedon reaffirms doctrine of trinity1/1/0544Christianity

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Justinian's edict condemns Origen's doctrine 1/1/0927Universalist

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Bogomils12/31/0970followers of Paul of Samosata and Manichaean; precursors of Cathars AnabaptiststChristianity

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Church Council declares universal salvation a heresy 1/1/1000Universalist

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LiveData1/1/1453 falls to Muslim TurksChristianity

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Gutenberg Bible1/1/1455Christianity

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Martin Luther 1/1/1517Publishes 95 theses launching the ReformationChristianity

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Martin Cellarius1/1/1527 publishes On the Works of God, earliest antitrinitarian book Christianity

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Charles V's 1/1/1527sack of RomeChristianity

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Michael Servetus1/1/1531On the Errors of the Trinity Unitarian

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Church of England 1/1/1534separated from RomeChristianity

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Calvin1/1/1535 Institution of Christian ReligionChristianity

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Pope Paul III1/1/1542Assigned Inquisition to Holy OfficeChristianity

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Copernicus1/1/1543Revolutionisbus Orbium CoelestorumChristianityhttp://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01118/nicolaus-copernicu_1118710c.jpg

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Book of Common Prayer1/1/1549 Church of EnglandChristianity

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Church of Strangers1/1/1550 LondonChristianity

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Council of Venice1/1/1550Christianity

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Servetus burned at the stake1/1/1553 Geneva Unitarian

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Frances David 1/1/1566preaches against the doctrine of the trinity Unitarian

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Edict of Torda1/1/1568Christianity

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Death of Frances David 1/1/1579Unitarian

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Rakow Press established 1/1/1585Unitarian

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Socinian church in Krakow destroyed by mob 1/1/1591Unitarian

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Racovian Catechism 1/1/1605Unitarian

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King James1/1/1611authorized English translation of Bible is publishedChristianity

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Virginia1/1/1619First Africans arrive in Virginia w/same status as English indentured servantsChristianity

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Plymouth Plantation founded1/1/1620Christianity

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Massachusetts Bay Colony founded1/1/1628Self-governing theocracyChristianity

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Colony of Rhode Island established1/1/1635Christianity

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Samuel Gorton driven out of MA for religious radicalism in espousing universal salvation 1/1/1637Universalist

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Diet of Dees1/1/1638Christianity

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John Biddle1/1/1647 XII Arguments Drawn Out of the ScripturesChristianity

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Cambridge Platform1/1/1648Christianity

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Act for Religious Toleration passed by Maryland Assembly1/1/1649Christianity

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John Biddle banished to Scilly Isles 1/1/1654Unitarian

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Polish Diet banishes Socinians 1/1/1658Unitarian

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First Congregational Church organized1/1/1664now called Old NorthChristianityhttp://mass.historicbuildingsct.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Old-North-Church.jpg

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Wiliam Penn1/1/1681Receives royal tract of land founding the Pennsylvania colonyChristianity

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Thomas Emlyn imprisoned in Dublin 1/1/1703Unitarian

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St. Michael's Episcopal Church built1/1/1714Christianity

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Marblehead smallpox epidemic devastating1/1/1730Christianity

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Great Awakening 1/1/1734religious revival movement begins in MassachusettsChristianity

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Charles and John Wesley 1/1/1736arrive in GeorgiaChristianity

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Rev. Holyoke1/1/1737Leaves Marblehead to become President of HarvardChristianity

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George de Benneville emigrates to Pennsylvania 1/1/1741Universalist

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Charles Chauncey1/1/1742Enthusiasm Described and Cautioned Against Christianity

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Christopher Sower bible1/1/1743Christianity

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George deBenneville1/1/1753 The Everlasting Gospel Christianity

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Rev Holyoke 1/1/1755records effects of earthquake in areaUS

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James Relly1/1/1759 Union Universalist

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Marblehead1/1/17606th largest city in AmericaUS

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Boston merchants1/1/1764 begin a boycott of British luxury goodsUS

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English warships sail into Boston Harbor1/1/1768 two regiments of English infantry land in BostonUniversalist

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Marblehead disaster1/1/176823 Marblehead fishing vessels lost at seaUS

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John Murray emigrates to the American colonies 1/1/1770Universalist

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Boston Massacre1/1/1770US

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Boston Tea Party1/1/1773US

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Essex St. Chapel established in London 1/1/1774Unitarian

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First Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia1/1/1774US

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Marblehead1/1/1774 became a major port of entry due to blockade of BostonUS

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Paul Revere's ride1/1/1775first shots of revolutioinUS

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Marblehead Schooner Hannah 1/1/1776first US commissioned shipUS

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Battle of Trenton1/1/1776Marblehead sailors row Washington's army across DelawareUS

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US declares independence7/4/1776US

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Caleb Rich 1/1/1777organizes General Society to ordain ministersChristianity

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Oxford, Massachusetts1/1/1779First Universalistist congregation in the AmericasUniversalist

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Universalist Conference 1/1/1785 Massachusetts Universalist

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Elhanan Winchester1/1/1787 The Universalist Restoration Christianity

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King's Chapel ordination of James Freeman 1/1/1787Universalist

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Judith Sargent Murray1/1/1790 On the Equality of the SexesChristianity

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Philadelphia Convention adopts declaration of faith 1/1/1790Universalist

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Joseph Priestly's library burned in Birmingham1/1/1791 England Unitarianhttp://www.americanunitarian.org/priestley.gif

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New England Convention of Universalists1/1/1793Universalist

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Fugitive Slave Law1/1/1793US

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First Unitarianarian Church of Philadelphia 1/1/1796Unitarian

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Oldest Pilgrim church in America (f. 16201/1/1802Plymouth Massachusetts - becomes UnitarianUnitarianhttp://www.americanunitarian.org/channing6.jpg

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Winchester Covenant accepted by Universalists1/1/1803Universalist

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Winchester (New Hampshire)Confession of Faith 1/1/1803Universalist

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Louisiana Purchase1/1/1803US

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Jefferson Bible1/1/1804Christianity

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Hosea Ballou1/1/1805 A Treatise on the Atonement Christianityhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/5/54/Hosea_Ballou_2.png/220px-Hosea_Ballou_2.png

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Henry Ware, Sr1/1/1805Appointed as Hollis Professor of Divinity HarvardUnitarian

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Harvard Divinity School established 1/1/1811Unitarian

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War of 18121/1/1812US

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Restorationist Controversy begins 1/1/1817Universalist

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Dedham case1/1/1818Christianity

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Toleration Act in New Hampshire1/1/1819 DisestablishmentChristianity

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Channing's Baltimore Sermon1/1/1819Unitarian

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Channing preaches Unitarianarian Christianity1/1/1819 Baltimore Maryland Unitarian

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Universalistist Magazine weekly paper established 1/1/1819Universalist

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Berry Street Conference 1/1/1820Unitarian

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The Christian Register first published 1/1/1821Unitarian

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British and Foreign Unitarianarian Association founded 1/1/1825Unitarian

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American Unitarianarian Association founded 1/1/1825Unitarian

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Unitarianarian Sunday School Society founded 1/1/1827Unitarian

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William Lloyd Garrison began publishing The Liberator1/1/1831Christianity

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First recorded meeting of Unitarianarians in Montreal 1/1/1832Unitarian

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New larger meetinghouse built1/1/1832UUCMhttp://uumarblehead.org/tricent/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Church-1716.jpg

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Disestablishment of Congregational churches in Massachusetts1/1/1833Christianity

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Lydia Maria Child1/1/1833An Appeal in favor of that Class of Americans Called AfricansUnitarian

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General Convention of Universalistists in U.S. founded 1/1/1833Universalist

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Ralph Waldo Emerson preaches Divinity School Address 1/1/1838Unitarian

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Theodore Parker preaches Transient and Permanent in Christianity 1/1/1841Unitarianhttp://www.americanunitarian.org/theodoreparker1.jpg

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Church of the Disciples established in Boston 1/1/1841Unitarian

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First permanent Unitarianarian church in Canada established in Montreal 1/1/1842Unitarian

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Universalistist church established in Halifax1/1/1843 Nova Scotia Canada Universalist

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Meadville Theological School established1/1/1844 Meadville PennsylvaniaUnitarian

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Margaret Fuller1/1/1845Women in the Nineteenth Century Unitarian

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Adin Ballou1/1/1846Christian Non-ResistanceUniversalist

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Seneca Falls Convention1/1/1848Christianity

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Tufts College established1/1/1852 Medford MassachusettsChristianity

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Western Unitarianarian Association founded 1/1/1852Unitarian

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Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell ordained1/1/1856Christianity

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St. Lawrence Universalistersity and Theological School established1/1/1856 Canton New YorkUniversalist

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Charles Darwin1/1/1859Origin of the SpeciesChristianity

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Thomas Starr King arrives in California 1/1/1860Unitarian

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Universalist Publishing House established1/1/1862Universalist

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Ordination of Olympia Brown1/1/1863Christianity

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National Conference of Unitarianarian Churches founded 1/1/1865Unitarian

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Universalistist General Convention 1/1/1866Universalist

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Free Religious Association founded 1/1/1867Unitarian

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Women's Centenary Aid Association 1/1/1869Universalist

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Centennial Convention1/1/1870Gloucester Massachusetts Universalist

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Women's Auxiliary Conference 1/1/1880Unitarian

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James Freeman Clarke1/1/1884 Ten Great Religions Unitarian

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Western Conference1/1/1887 The Things Most Commonly Believed Today Among Us Unitarian

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Universalistism declared the 6th largest denomination in the U.S. 1/1/1888Universalist

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Young People's Christian Union 1/1/1889Universalist

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Universalistists establish churches in Japan 1/1/1890Universalist

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World Parliament of Religions held at the Columbian Exposition of the Chicago World's Fair1/1/1893Christianity

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U.S. Supreme Court's Plessy v. Ferguson decision legalizes racial segregation1/1/1896Christianity

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Young People's Religious Union 1/1/1896Unitarian