Stronger emphasis on equality
Public hatred of Cincinnati Society
However, equality did not triumph until much later due to tenant farming, poor rights for
women and children, slavery, and land requirements for voting and office holding (although
reduced) were not eliminated (further reduction of land-holding requirements for voting began to
occur in 1820s).
End of primogeniture and entail before 1800.
Separation of Church and State: Jefferson’s
Virginia Statute on Religious Freedom,
Anglican Church replaced by a disestablished Episcopal church in much of the South.
Congregational churches in New England slower to disestablish (CT in 1818, MA in 1833)
State governments: republicanism, sovereignty, weak governors, strong legislatures, judicial branch
Indians no longer enjoyed British protection and became subject to U.S. westward expansion
Women did not enjoy increased rights