Western Civilization Part II Question B In the seventeenth...

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Western Civilization Part II. Question B. In the seventeenth century, England and France developed different forms of government with different forms of religious policies. England became the model for parliamentary monarchy and France became the model for absolute monarchy. This essay will explain the main differences, similarities and reasons each nation developed as they did. This essay will also analyze how much particular personalities of the rulers of each nation determined the manner in which their political institutions emerged. The main differences between parliamentary monarchy and absolute monarchy are that in an absolute monarchy, the king or queen rules with absolute and total power. In a parliamentary monarchy, a constitutional system recognizes an elected or hereditary monarch as head of state. This differs differs from an absolute monarchy in that the monarch does not have have complete control over the land and citizens.
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  • Winter '18
  • Constitutional monarchy, Absolute monarchy, Monarchy, Monarch, Head of state

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