Aggressive secularism - a timeline

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I'm not sure whether to include tithes. I'd added a couple of tithe-related things, but at some point it seems tithes got turned into what was basically groundrent.

Meanwhile, in the rest of the world

  • 1787 - Article Six of the US Constitution prohibits religious tests;
  • 1791 - First Amendment to the US Constitution ("Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof") passed
  • 1905 - Full separation of Church and State in France
  • 1920s - Introduction of secularism in Turkey, with wide-ranging effects including the banning of certain types of hats.
  • 1929 - Catholic Church accepts loss of sovereignty over a large portion of central Italy including Rome.