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SS Vocab Quiz #3

Monarchy government led by kings and queens
Absolutionism the name given to rulers of a monarchy
Divine Right the idea that rulers receive their power directly from God
Absolute Monarchy a monarchy with unlimited power
Limited Government a system in which power is restricted from the people
Magna Carta established the idea of limited government
Parliament formed a stepping stone in self government
Puritans people who wanted to purify the Protestant Church of England
Petition Of Rights it banned the king from passing taxes without the consent of Parliament, quartering troops into private homes and imprisoning a person without charges
Commonwealth state ruled elected representatives
Martial Law rule by the military
Restoration return of the monarchy
Glorious Revelution a bloodless invasion
English Bill Of Rights limits the monarchy and states right of Parliament and the people
Constitutional Monarchy monarchy ruled by an elected assembly
Unlimited Government monarchies have absolute power and control over evrything
Estates-General French assembly
Edict of Nantes protected the rights of French Protestants
Czar the Russian word for Caesar (Julius Caesar)
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