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    history, there was a concerted push towards the establishment of absolute monarchy. The absolute monarchy was the apex of the pyramid of power and influence. Although the monarch claimed complete autocratic authority by virtue of blood, the monarchy was only fully secured by the presence of a supportive aristocracy and a stable, established church. This was a tripartite; the monarch, the aristocrat, and the church. Absolute monarchy is best exemplified in the reign of Louis XIV of France. Using the

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    the idea of Machiavellian leadership and the need for an absolute Monarchy. Both Machiavelli in The Prince an Shakespeare in Julius Caesar argue the importance of an absolute monarchy lead by a strong leader like Voltaire’s ‘Fine Lion’. The texts share similar content on what constitutes a good leader, while stating that absolute monarchy is the most efficient form of ruling. This is thanks to the dictatorial nature of absolute monarchies and similar renaissance values of both Machiavelli and Shakespeare

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    Another kind of government that has been around for thousands of years is an absolute monarchy, which is where one ruler has all the power. It is often debated which system is more effective. A monarch’s authority to govern should be absolute because the interest of the state must come first, there is a simple law process, and being feared is better than being loved. One reason why a monarch’s authority to govern should be absolute is because the interest of the state must come first. This means that the

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    there has always been some form of government, whether it is a monarchy, aristocracy, oligarchy, democracy, etc. Within these forms of government, there are sub-subcategories, in the case of a monarchy, it is divided into three types: number one is a limited monarchy, number two constitutional, and number three absolute. An absolute monarchy or better known as “Absolutism” is a government run by an absolute monarchy meaning they have absolute power over their nation and are not required to follow the

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    In 17th-18th century Europe, the age of absolutism, absolute monarchs ruled most of Europe. Absolute monarchs are rulers that have complete control over the government and its people. They claimed to rule by “divine right,” where their authority comes from God and they were above the law. The views of being a proper role as an absolute monarch differed very much between rulers and their subjects. Certain rulers had ideas that both the people and ruler should be united, some abused their power with

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    The View of Absolute Monarchies The extent to which rulers and their subjects viewed the role of an absolute monarch was different. The time of this political issue on absolute monarchies was around the 1600s. There were people for the absolute monarchies, people with their own monarchies and people against monarchies. Each one had there own idea for what the role of the monarchy was the people against it thought it was oppressive the people for it thought it was because people couldn’t rule

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    beginnings, monarchy was a political system in which the King was the major authority in his country. Its power and respect emanated from the belief that he had been chosen by a God or holy source. Generally, monarchies has always been associated to a religion (Catholicism, in the case of Spain). It wasn’t until the French Revolution, at the end of XVIIIth century, when some countries started change the way they were governed. Before this Revolution, the only form they had was the absolute monarchy, in which

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    Absolute Monarchy during the 17th Century During the seventeenth century, France and England experienced many conflicts that resulted in public unrest. Absolute monarchy was the solution to maintain order in society. Absolute monarchy allows a king to have complete authority to rule the state by divine right. Under absolute monarchy, the king has full power in all parts of the sate and parliament. Kings must be in control of all power and this power must not be shared to be successful under absolute

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    Monarchs who hold the divine right to rule appear time and time again throughout history. Oftentimes, they use this ‘mandate of heaven’ to exercise full and absolute control over the governmental system of their society. This form of government is called an absolute monarchy. Absolute monarchy is a tool that, wielded well, can become extremely prosperous for both the kingdom, as well as the king that presides over it. On the other hand, when less capable figures attempt to harness the power of absolutism

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    Pros And Cons of an Absolute Monarchy and a Democracy Absolute Monarchy Pros: Even though the Monarch may get some suggestions from his advisers, the Monarch is the only one who finalizes decisions. Therefore enabling final decisions in an absolute monarchy to be made much more quickly. People usually want answers to problems as quickly as possible, and a Monarch can usually make quick decisions as opposed to a government like a democracy. A great example of this in action is that it can sometimes

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