Is great Britain a constitutional or absolute monarchy?
What type of monarchy does Great Britain have? I believe it is a Constitutional Monarchy
Great Britain is a geographical term. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) is a constitutional monarchy.
Yes, Britain does have both a confederation and a constitutional monarchy.
Britain is a Constitutional Monarchy.
Constitutional monarchy is prevalent in Great Britain where the monarchy is enshrined in British constitution. Though there is a dynastic tendency in hierarchy,all royal expenditures are borne from the public exchequer. In absolute monarchy, the monarch has absolute power in governing the country,where the personal whims and wishes of the monarch is supreme and the citizens are at the mercy of the monarch.
Can you place these in chronological order absolute monerchy national monarchy and constitutional monarchy?
national monarchy (medieval times, rising of western leadership) absolute monarchy (think Louis XIV, Frederick the Great, etc etc) constitutional monarchy (Modern monarchies)
No. It's a constitutional monarchy
No - Great Britain is not a country, nation or state; it is an island. The island of Great Britain, together with the Province of Northern Ireland and about 1000 small islands, make up The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy.
The United Kingdom is governed by a constitutional monarchy.
It is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy.
Great Britain has a constitutional monarchy.
Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
Neither, it is an absolute monarchy, which makes it a kingdom. While some kingdoms are NOT dictatorships, like for instance, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and the Scandinavian countries, these are all constitutional monarchies, which means that the king's power is limited by a constitution. In an absolute monarchy, the king has no limits on his power.
A constitutional monarchy
The British legislature is Parliament. Great Britain is a constitutional monarchy.
No. The country is a hereditary monarchy. The present monarch is Queen Elizabeth II. Great Britain is not a country. If you are referring to the United Kingdom, it is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy; the head of state is the monarch - there is no president.
Great Britain is part of the United Kindom. The UK is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy with devolved assemblies in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.
Yes, as part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Great Britain is a constitutional monarchy. The power lies in the government, not the royal family. See http://www.answers.com/Great%20Britain for more detail
Great Britain and Canada each has a Prime Minister and is a constitutional monarchy. They do not share leaders but have ceremonial roles with royal names, terms and positions.
The UK has a constitutional monarchy, with the Queen as the head of state, and a democratically elected government, headed by the Prime Minister. Because there is no separate elected executive, it is called a parliamentary system. Scotland has a devolved government with the SNP leading a minority government. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy. Great Britain is a parliamentary democracy with a monarch as the constitutional Head… Read More
The Kingdom of Great Britain, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland nor The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have ever been Absolute Monarchies, but England (Until 1215) and Scotland were Absolute Monarchies with Queen Anne of Scotland (later Queen of Great Britain but only with Constitutional powers) (Scotland; 1702-1707 - Great Britain; 1707-1714) and King John of England (1199-1216).
Britain is a constitutional monarchy and is governed by a parliamentary system. For more details visit the related link below.
No. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy, with a parliamentary system of representative government.
Both governments are democratic in form, but there are many structural differences between them. great Britain is a constitutional monarchy as well.
The Canadian government is based on the Westminister system of Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy inherited from Great Britain.
What type of democratic government that exists in Great Britain is led by a majority of its legislature who then chooses its executive?
It is a Parliamentary system, but it is also a constitutional monarchy.
England is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, which is a constitutional monarchy. In the past, it was an absolute monarchy, in which the king or queen at the time ran the government. Today there is still a monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II) who is the ceremonial head of the country. There is also an elected Prime Minister, currently David Cameron.
A monarchy is a reigning body, which rules over a country. There are two main types of monarchy, direct monarchy and constitutional monarchy. A direct monarchy, is a monarch which has ACTUAL ruling power over their people. The other type of monarch, a constitutional monarch (for example Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain), may be Queen, but does not have ANY power, the country is run by Parliament and the monarch acts as a figure… Read More
Queen Victoria supported the constitutional monarchy of Britain. This meant that she did not have much power but had a great amount of influence.
England is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and is both a Constitutional Monarchy and a Parliamentary Democracy.
Japan is today a constitutional monarchy, like Great Britain and Sweden. So they have no real power, but they are respected much more then in other monarchies.
It was a Constitutional Monarchy, the same as operates in Great Britain today. Although, the King had much more power as an executive and the House of Lords was more than just a rubber stamp for the House of Commons.
A monarchy is headed by a king or queen (or both) and a republic is headed by a president. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - to give the country its full name - is a Parliamentary Democracy and also a Constitutional Monarchy.
Parliamentary monarchy is a monarchy where the leader is only used as a figurehead. (only there for show, for looks, etc. while the parliament deals with all the work. Absolute monarch is where the leader is in complete control of EVERYTHING. He isn't just there for looks, he's there because he has all power and makes all decisions. The second paragraph is correct (about the Absolute Monarchy), but the first is not quite right… Read More
"England" isn't. England forms part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain (ie England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland.
Wales is a Principality and a constituent country of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The UK has a constitutional monarchy and could be considered "capitalist".
The ants in â??Its a Bugs Lifeâ?? resembles the constitutional monarchy that Great Britain has been governed by for centuries.
Yes, it's a constitutional monarchy - which means that the King/ Queen has very little real power. But it's not England. The Queen is the Queen of the sovereign state of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
There is no defining moment when the UK became a constitutional monarchy. Queen Victoria often expressed political views and preferences, which would be unthinkable now. The start of the Georgian period in 1714, brought about many changes to the way Great Britain was governed, with the King having less say, indeed the Georgian Kings were known for their indifference to the governance of Britain. King Edward VII (1902-10) is often said to be the first… Read More
Yes, but the monarchy has been changed into a constitutional monarchy, making it more powerful than a regular monarchy. Another answer England has no "Kings". In 1801 England became part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and later in 1922 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. After the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 when James II was overthrown and replaced by William of Orange. The new government enacted the English… Read More
No - Great Brittain is a Monarchy.
Jamaica is a constitutional monarchy and is a member of the Commonwealth of Great Britain. The Governor General of Jamaica appointed by the Queen or King of England is currently Sir Patrick Allen.
English: "Great Britain" is German: "Großbritannien" English: "England" is German: "England" (but of course pronounced differently) The United Kingdom (Great Britain) is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of 4 countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In German England is the same thing, but you can also say Grossbritanien which is Great Britain.
No, England is certainly not a republic. England is part of the United Kindom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or UK for short. The UK is a Constitutional Monarchy headed by Queen Elizabeth II.