Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1 Irish: variant of Branagh ( see Brannick ).2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Bronnach, Braunach, or Braunagel, occupational names for a nailsmith.