Similarities Between Republicanism And Absolute Monarchy

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In economic societies, systems of government are necessary to maintain structure in order to develop the world progressively. Various systems are supported by different political principles and distinctive ways of leading a civilization. Governments are formed to provide economic security as their duties towards the welfare of their inhabitants. Its intention is to increase people’s potential of survival and fulfill their basic needs. (Oak 1) Republicanism and absolute monarchy are examples of two contrasting systems that are composed of their own strengths and weaknesses. Burkina Faso accepted a parliamentary republic but recently faced political tensions within the nation. On the other hand, France had adopted absolute monarchy from the 16th to 17th century before it transitioned into a republic. These two systems are similar in some components but vary widely in their ideologies, responsibilities…show more content…
All political power and responsibility was stored in a single monarch, who is chosen by hereditary. It is justified by the doctrine of divine right and the monarch has been raised for the position since birth. Absolute power meant that the supremacy of the monarch was, in theory, unlimited by God-given ‘divine right’ and the only person who can change the rules was the monarch himself. After ending feudalism, France’s critical position turned out to be the central reason for the formation of absolute monarchy after removing castles and replacing ministers. One famous exemplar of a monarch was Louis XIII, who used his powers for developing France into a prosperous country. The creation of an absolute monarchy is dependent on the personality of the king and the ministers appointed by him. At the top of the government was the Royal Council; an institution that claimed it expressed royal will. Only the king has the authority to appoint people to it; usually only the most senior nobles were allowed to
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