The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

During The American Revolution The Virginia State Capital Permanently Moved From Williamsburg To Richmond

In 1780, the Virginia State Capital was permanently relocated from Williamsburg to Richmond, so that the legislature would be further away from attacks from the Royal British Navy. In the new capital, Thomas Jefferson wrote the, “Virginia Statute For Religious Freedom”.

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