Absolute monarchy is an archaic form of rule that has many pros and cons. In an absolute monarchy, the king or queen has total power. The government, if one exists, has no real influence and merely advises the monarch an... More »

There are currently 43 countries that operate under some form of monarchy government, although there are only 28 monarchs in the world. This is because the Queen of England technically rules not only over England, but al... More »

A traditional monarchy is a form of government that gives varying degrees of power to the Head of State, who retains the title for life. Most monarchies in today's world are called constitutional monarchies. More »

According to Occupy Theory, monarchies are less corrupt than democratic governments but are disadvantageous because the masses do not have the power to remove a king or queen from leadership. The most common example of a... More »

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While Napoleon Bonaparte's rule brought about positive change for the French people in the form of new technologies and improved economic conditions for the peasantry and middle class, his disastrous campaign against Rus... More »

A government ruled by a king or queen is called a monarchy. Monarchies are typically associated with hereditary rule, where an individual rules for life and then passes the crown to an heir. More »

The disadvantages of an absolute monarchy are many and include the absence of democratic processes, the monarch's lack of accountability, the difficulty in changing internal aspects of the government and the excess of fa... More »