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Government Terms

TermDefinition
Monarchy Governments Led By Kings or Queens Ruled Much Of Europe
Absolutism Places Absolute or Total Power in the Hands of Ruler and his or her Advisers
Divine Right That Rulers Receive Their Power Directly From God Responsible Only To God And Not The People
Absolute Monarchy A Monarchy With Unlimited Power Would Unify A Nation And Make It Strong
Limited Government A System In Which Power is Restricted by The People
Magna Carta Great Charter Which Established The Limited Government
Parliament A Group Of People That Makes Laws
Puritan People Who Want To Purify The Protestant Church Of England That Would Force Them Out Of Land
Petition of Rights It Bans The King For Passing Taxes Quartering Troops in Private Homes Imprisoning A Person
Commonwealth State Ruled By Elected Representatives
Martial Law Rule By Military
Restoration The Return of Monarchy
Glorious Revolution A Bloodless Invasion
English Bill Of Rights Of 1689 The Bill of Rights is an Act of the Parliament of England passed on 16 December 1689.
Constitutional Monarchy Monarchy Ruled By Elected Assembly And Limited By Law
Unlimited Government The Monarchs Exercised Absolute And Total Control
Estates-General French Assembly
Edict Of Names Which Protected The Rights Of French Protestants
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