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Types of Governement

limited governement there are limits placed on the power of a government and its leader
unlimited government there are almost no limits on the power/authority of the government
In a limited government people are given: rights and freedoms
Absolute monarchies are limited or unlimited? unlimited
Constitutional monarchies are limited or unlimited? limited
Absolute monarch's power in Europe was based on: divine right
divine right of kings was the idea that a king's power came directly from God
3 ways absolute monarchs exerted their power were: high taxes, dissolving the legislative branch, using military to enforce its policies
The Magna Carta was signed by King John
The Magna Carta established that the king was not above the law
Monarchy is government headed by a king or queen
A monarchy can be _____ or ______ absolute or contitutional
Anarchy is the absence of government
Democracy people have a say in their government through voting or being represented
Created by: cassandra_lock



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