Historians define four types of imperial government: direct control, indirect control, rule by sphere of influence, and economic imperialism. "Modern World History" further categorizes imperial rule as being formal or in... More »

The type of government in ancient China was a monarchy that was often autocratic and despotic. It was ruled by emperors who were sovereigns of Imperial China and recognized by their subjects as the rulers of "All under h... More »

According to the University of Houston, during the Renaissance (c.1485 - c.1688), most of Europe lived under monarchy, which is rule by a king or queen. This stands in contrast to Florence, Italy, which was a republic wh... More »

Direct and indirect control speak to controlling or instituting changes in people or a system, from systems of government to ecosystems. For example, governments often use methods of indirect control to manipulate the co... More »

Some of the advantages of a two-child policy are to cut back on the number of forced abortions that occur under the one-child rule, reduce the number of abandoned children and help even out the number of males and female... More »

To apply for CPP disability benefits, print the application forms from the Service Canada website and mail the completed forms to the nearest Service Canada office. To qualify for CPP disability benefits, you must have a... More »

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American imperialism is caused by the nation's desire to expand its control and influence in locations overseas. This is accomplished through military, political and even economic prowess. United States imperialism dates... More »