Absolutism vs. Constitutional Monarchy

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In the upcoming United States Presidential Election it is possible to see a woman become elected as President. This would be a first for the United States and also for most of the world. Throughout the world different types of governments have survived, faulted, or have been altered. Many of these governments came from early European countries. Two of the most popular types of governments to come from Europe are Constitutional Monarchy and Absolutism. Traces of Constitutional Monarchy and Absolutism are still seen today in different parts of the world. Constitutional Monarchy and Absolutism have its roots set in England and France respectively. Much of original regulations that have been put in place by these governments have occurred because of the different events that were occurring during the seventeenth century. Although these two types of governments are very much different, they do hold some similarities. England is most known for their Constitutional Monarchy form of government during the seventeenth century. Constitutional Monarchy is a form of government in which there is a parliament or group of executives that are supposed to act on the states behalf. The Constitutional Monarch is elected either directly or indirectly and is legally bound to the country. Although many of the regulations are created from the parliament, the Constitutional Monarch is the person who passes the laws created. Although many of the regulations have been printed and are in a form of constitution, not everything is printed. Many of the regulations that have been set up could be formed through tradition. Many ask the question as to why the Queen of England exists. The answer mostly comes from tradition and the fact that it acts a... ... middle of paper ... ...vernments from all countries have gone through many revisions and are still forming today. Governments are also still adapting to the societal and ideological changes throughout the world. Each government regardless of their theories is attempting to progress and move the country in the right direction. Works Cited Pincus, Steven C. A.. England's glorious Revolution, 1688-1689: a brief history with documents. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 8. Pincus, Steven C. A.. England's glorious Revolution, 1688-1689: a brief history with documents. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 9. Pincus, Steven C. A.. England's glorious Revolution, 1688-1689: a brief history with documents. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 11. Pincus, Steven C. A.. England's glorious Revolution, 1688-1689: a brief history with documents. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 15.

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