Changes before the Revolution for Colonists

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Between the settlement at Jamestown in 1607 and the Treaty of Paris in 1763, the most important change that occurred in the colonies was the extension of British ideals far beyond the practice in England itself. Changes in religion, economics, politics and social structures illustrate this Americanization of the transplanted Europeans. In a similar economic revolution, the colonies outgrew their mercantile relationship with the mother country and developed an expanding capitalist system of their own. England would …

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…effort. Together these men stressed the importance of “vital religious experience as the cornerstone of effective religious life.” When Jamestown was first settled, most colonists followed British parliament to it's fullest. But as years passed the colonists wanted change in different areas of their life. The most changes occurred in religion, economics, politics and social structures. These future Americans were in the process of having their own form of economics, government, class structure, and religion.