According to Wikipedia “Enlightened absolutism, also called enlightened despotism, refers to the conduct and policies of European absolute monarchs during the 18th and early 19th centuries who were influenced by the ideas of the Enlightenment, espousing them to enhance their power.”
The constitutional dispute between the colonists and the British government that led to the American Revolution. Whenever the colonists landed in America the British still tried to control them, but of course the colonists didn’t want that. there was a constitutional dispute between the colonists and British. There were many events during the constitutional dispute, one of which was the Stamp Act. According to Wikipedia, “The Stamp Act 1765, also known as the Duties in American Colonies Act 1765, was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp.” Shortly after this the American Revolution ensued.