Absolute monarchy | Wikipedia audio article
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Absolute monarchy | Wikipedia audio article

Absolute monarchy is a form of monarchy in which one leader has supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs. These are often, but not always, hereditary monarchies. In contrast, in constitutional monarchies, the head of state’s authority derives from and is legally bounded or restricted by […]

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Difference Between Monarchy and Dictatorship
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Difference Between Monarchy and Dictatorship

Monarchies and dictatorships. Between the two lies arguably the vaguest line between any two systems of governance. And by monarchies, I’m not counting the ceremonial type, as that would make a boring video; I’m talking about the all powerful absolute type, or at least those that have some autonomy. Dictatorships and absolute monarchies are the […]

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Why Do We Still Have Monarchies?
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Why Do We Still Have Monarchies?

On Sept. 9th, 2015, Queen Elizabeth the Second surpassed her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria to become the longest running British monarch in history. But although the Queen is quite popular in the United Kingdom, about one in 6 Britons feel the monarchy should be completely abolished. So, why do we still have monarchies? Well, the […]

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