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    I found the extent to which Louis XIV was an "absolute" monarch to be fairly broad. Not only was the absolute power in politics, but he also at absolute control of the military, and even some aspects of religious freedoms and practices. I think that with all these added together, it's fair to say that he was an absolute monarch. There are multiple examples of how he had control of politics, religious freedoms and the military. The best place to start is the beginning; where Louis XIV assumed control after the death of Mazarin. When Mazarin died, he had basically complete control over the government and a young age since he did not appoint a chief minister. Without a chief minister, there were no checks or balances in the government, giving…

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    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…

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    second law of nature as to “lay down [one’s] right to all things” and to not seek more power over others than one would have others hold over them (XIV, 322). The third law of nature follows from the agreement implied in the previous law, that all people ought to honour their agreements (XV, 324). While Hobbes identifies many more, these three are most significant to this paper. Nonetheless, this passage appears to be inconsistent with Hobbes’ defence of an absolute government, or indeed any…

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    There is a big difference between an absolute ruler and a constitution. An absolute ruler is country or state that is governed by a single person with unlimited power. This would be like a monarchy. A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed. These rules together make up, i.e. constitute, what the entity is. Absolutism started with Henry IV, sully, and Richelieu. Henry IV founded the…

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    There are many definitions to define what an absolute ruler is. An absolute ruler is someone that has complete authority over the government and the lives of the people that they govern. Absolute rulers should have a strong control over their land and people without having too many negative effects from their actions. Out of the absolute rulers that were studied, I think that Akbar the Great was the strongest absolute ruler. Even though Akbar the Great was illiterate, he was still a strong ruler…

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    With a name like Ivan the Terrible, it is hard to deny the possibility of Ivan IV reigning as the supreme absolute monarch. Despite his numerous bouts of psychosis and general instability, he was a ruthless ruler who would achieve what he desired by any means necessary, with absolute devotion to his state and his faith. One of the essential qualities of an absolute monarch is obtaining and maintaining full control of the lowly peasantry. Such a task may seem so simple, but without strict…

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    Without the efficacious presence of an absolute monarchy only chaos, war and hardships could arise. Multiple nations divided and in misery, different opinions everywhere one went and no definite resolution, some had no intention of following the law, all these conflicts sum up to the state of Europe before the emergence of absolute monarchy. When the ideal government finally surfaced in the 1600s and 1700s religion, fear and repercussions were elements utilized by a ruler to manage a harmonious…

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    Absolute monarchy is a is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people. An absolute monarch wields unrestricted political power over the sovereign state and its people. Absolutism was used in France with Louis XIV, Russia, Prussia, and Austria. Although all of these countries were quite different they mostly believed that absolute monarchy was necessary and justified. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Europe, absolute monarchy…

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    Does Absolute Power Corrupt Absolutely? There have been many leaders throughout history that have had absolute power without becoming corrupt. Although many leaders with absolute power have become corrupt, not all leaders have abused their power. For instance, Park Chung-Hee, was a a leader with absolute power, and only used his power for good. Park Chung-Hee was the president for South Korea that started South Korea's "Miracle on the Han River" by contributing to industry and economic reforms.…

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    Absolute Risk Reduction

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    risk reductions are absolute risk, absolute risk reduction, relative risk and relative risk reduction. Absolute risk reduction (ARR) or Risk difference (RD) is the most practical and useful method to interpret research results and is most important in clinical decision making. However, the relative risk and relative risk reduction is more commonly used among studies .1,2 Definitions Absolute risk (AR) is defined as the term used to indicate that a certain event (outcome) will actually happen…

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