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  • Christian Democracy: The Similarities Between Luxembourg And Sweden

    It is a well-established fact that Christian democracy derives its roots from the Catholic Church. As is stated in the book European Christian Democracy “A second theme that emerges in a number of essays is the relationship between Christian democracy and the Catholic Church.” The link between the two is an obvious one, and can be found through other sources as well. The Christian democracy page on the Encyclopedia Britannica states “Christian democracy, political movement that has a close association with Roman Catholicism and its philosophy of social and economic…

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  • The Cruel And Implications Of The English Bill Of Rights

    The English bills of rights were written in 1689 after King James II was replaced by Mary, the king’s daughter, and her husband William of Orange. According to the article “English Bill of Rights 1689,” the English Bill of Rights of 1689 was basically British law, passed by the parliament of Great Britain. These laws stated the people’s right and liberties. These laws also laid the foundation for the US Constitution as well as constitutional monarchy in England. (English Bill of Rights 1689,…

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  • Parliamentary Democracy

    The majority of the countries in Europe have a Parliamentary system in which they have cabinet which is led by the Prime minister and there is the Head of state which can be a President or the respective monarch if the country is a symbolic monarchy. Especially the function of the President is rather vague as it depends on the state. If the monarch is the head of state, the power is often limited in order to limit the unequal influence of the monarch. This differs with the President as he might…

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  • Absolute Monarchy: A Form Of Government

    A monarchy is a form of government where one person heads the state, whether it is a king, queen, or emperor. It is a common form of government, especially in Europe. The supreme right to rule is invested in one person, and it is hereditary so it is passed down from generations on the terms of birthright. During the middle ages the monarch held almost all power and ruled over their state. Many people even believed that the monarch had powers given to them by God. However, in modern times the…

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  • Personal Narrative On Homelessness

    The smell of dead fish and fried dumplings engulfed my nostrils as I ventured off into a foreign territory. I was then immediately bombarded with musty, humid air and noticeably large advertisements hanging above my head, all written in Chinese. Then, as I was walking with my head towards the sky, taking in my surroundings, I was abruptly stopped by a man, whom was slender and of Asian descent. He shoved a catalogue, that had listings of different counterfeit purses, into my hands and motioned…

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  • Head Of A Male Deity Analysis

    artwork that I chose to further engaged myself in as well as analyze is, Head of a Male Deity (Deva), which it originates from Thailand, specifically in the Lamphun Province. This piece in particular was created during the Haripunjaya period, which makes it approximately from the 11th/12th century Terracotta. Although the description just beside the piece did not mention the composition, it is clear that the piece is made out of some form of clay-like structure. I am assuming this not only…

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  • Absolutism In The 17th Century

    deteriorate the king's authority. Eventually, they hired Spanish troops to carry on their fight, even though Spain and France were presently at war. Although the movement failed, it left an enduring imprint on the general public as to the worth of having a commanding monarch to safeguard them from things in analogous nature to the revolt. When the Cardinal died in 1661, Louis XIV, whom Cardinal Mazarin had been governing for a while, took supremacy. Louis XIV became the absolute, resilient ruler…

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  • Compare And Contrast Queen Elizabeth 1 And God In The Monarchy

    to Queen Elizabeth I, one of the documents is Queen Elizabeth’s Response to the Parliament’s Request that She Marry. In this document clearly showed that Queen Elizabeth I used God in a political way, it was a motion to requested to marry was present for the commons to Queen Elizabeth a delegation from the commons went to present their petition to her ( Perry, Maria. The Word of Prince, Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 1999 99-100) Queen Elizabeth replied to the petition days later. The document…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Semi-Presidentialism

    Depending on who is the president and who is the prime minister, there are three iterations that can occur: presidency with a figure head, presidentially dominated system, and true dualism. The true advantage to Semi-Presidentialism is this true dualism: when the president and prime minister carry out executive functions parallel to each other. However, this works only if the two leaders are politically aligned. If we find that the PM and president are of opposing political views, the system of…

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  • Mena Theory

    For the second part of this project, I will be designing a process tracing research design for the theory regarding resilient Monarchs as stated by Menaldo (Menaldo, 2012). The theory states that countries in the Middle East and North African region (MENA) that are monarchies will have a higher level of political stability, when compared to the MENA republics. My research question will therefore be ‘How are Mena monarchies able to remain politically relatively stable, when compared to the…

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