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|What did Absolutism mean?
|Absolutism meant that ultimate power rested in the hands of a king who claimed to rule over by divine right
|Describe the government of the Middle Ages
|self-governing, voluntary organizations, corporate entities such as chapters of canons, monks or of cathedral canons, of guilds, confraternies and of communes.
|Describe the medieval church
|Despite its seeming monolithic structure was a profusion and variety of entities and organizations, each with their rights like wildly garden, so medieval political life was also a profusion and variety of entities with their acquired rights, liberties
|and traditions, Wait for after the French Revolution for uniformity and standardization