Jonathan Edwards The Great Awakening in America. Jonathan Edwards was a key American revivalist during the Great Awakening who preached for close to ten years in New England. He emphasized a personal approach to religion. He also bucked the puritan tradition and called for unity amongst all Christians as opposed to intolerance. "The Great Awakening" http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/p/great_awakening.htm
Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist, and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. In the 1930s, Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker movement, a nonviolent, pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their behalf.