Disestablishment

Disestablishment - Europe during the seventeenth century,...

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Disestablishment - ∙ Disestablishment, spurred by Jefferson in the late 1770s, was the  means by which the Anglican Church lost its position as the official and exclusive state  religion in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  East India Company - ∙ The East India Company was a mercantile venture in the Asian  subcontinent that did much to fuel the overall success of the British empire. First  established in the seventeenth century, its progress gave rise to corresponding  initiatives in far-flung corners of the globe, and its rise and fall were closely linked with  British successes in other colonial ventures.  Enlightenment - ∙ The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement that began in 
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Unformatted text preview: Europe during the seventeenth century, and stressed the values of humanism and rationality over divine principles. Entail - Entail, a long-standing institution in British law, outlined a codified inheritance pattern within an immediate family structure rather than allowing the deceased to disperse property according to preference via an itemized will. Jefferson attacked and dismantled the institution of entail in the late 1770s. Essex Junto - The Essex Junto was a group of New England secessionists that congealed in opposition to the Embargo Act during Jefferson's Second Administration....
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