Many monarchs wore fancy clothing and jewelry to remind their subjects of their power and status. They would often display their wealth and power in the …show more content…
In an absolute monarchy the monarch has absolute power of a state. They exercise total power over their people, however, this monarchy is counterbalanced by social classes such as the aristocracy.An example of this type of government would be the reign of King Louis XIV in France. In a constitutional monarchy the monarch’s powers are restricted by the constitution. An example of this would be the United Kingdom. The monarch has the power to enforce laws, however this power can only be exercised under the guidance of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet. The United Kingdom has a parliament which has some power, thus
Other types of monarchies include elective, emirate, ethnarch, federal, hereditary, non-sovereign, popular, regency, tetrarch, and universal.
Gives an example of the form of government either from history or today An example from history:
-Between the 1600s and 1100s bc, monarchies were very common in Greece
-Most monarchies were overthrown by tyrants, but Sparta, Sicily, and Macedonia continued to thrive as a monarchy
-Even throughout the classical period, Sparta stayed as a monarchy
-Two generals from old Spartan families would rule together as