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The took over management of colonial affairs in 1696, making it the focus of colonial lobbyists hoping to influence British policy.
By the late seventeenth century, in a move to gain greater control over the colonies, British policy was redesigned to transform proprietary and corporate (charter) colonies into colonies.
described a loosely related set of economic policies designed to guarantee a nation's economic self-sufficiency, while building its wealth and power.
The were designed, by regulating imperial trade, to enrich England and enhance its power.
Rather than strictly enforce imperial trade policies, until 1763 British leaders followed a policy of "" that reduced the impact of mercantilistic regulations on the colonies.
The colonial tours of English evangelist, , a powerful orator, sparked considerable religious enthusiasm in the colonies in the 1740s.
was the most famous native-born revivalist of the Great Awakening in the colonies
Many Enlightenment thinkers embraced , a faith that revered God for the magnificence and orderliness of the universe, not for His power over humankind.
At first the French and Indian War did not go well for the British, but when began directing the British war effort in 1756, Great Britain's fortunes improved.
As early as 1759, colonists challenged Britain's authority to issue , general search warrants designed to control colonial smuggling.
Under the concept of , every member of Parliament considered the interests of the entire empire, including the American colonies.
Extra-legal organizations, known as the , staged direct action protests against the Stamp Act; sometimes the protest took the form of mob violence.
The same day it repealed the Stamp Act, Parliament passed the , which asserted that Parliament could enact any law whatsoever and impose it on the colonies.
In protest against the Townshend Acts, conservative John Dickinson expressed the view that Parliament had no right to tax the colonies, but radical Boston editor believed that Parliament had no right to legislate for the colonies at all.
Parliament responded to the Boston Tea Party by passing the punitive in the spring of 1774.