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Results of Revolution. Winds of change. Movement toward democracy. Lessening of some voting restrictions. Elimination of primogeniture. Vicrginia declaration of rights. (1776) Gains in the fight for separation of church and state. Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom (1786).

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Results of revolution

Results of Revolution

Winds of change


Movement toward democracy

Movement toward democracy

  • Lessening of some voting restrictions.

  • Elimination of primogeniture.

  • Vicrginia declaration of rights. (1776)

  • Gains in the fight for separation of church and state.

  • Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom (1786).

  • Movement against slavery.


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  • Women’s gains.

  • “Civic virtue”. Who taught the children?

  • “Republican motherhood” Elevated women as the keepers of the nation’s conscience.


State constitutions

State constitutions

  • Became the models for later documents.

  • Followed the ideas of Montesquieu.

  • Legislative branch usually had sweeping powers.


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