By:Michael Nerren

Monarchy- Absolute monarchy exists when the monarch has no or few legal limitations in political matters.

Constitutional monarchies, which are more common, exist when the monarch retains a distinctive legal and ceremonial role but exercises limited or no political power.


1. Quick Decisions

Since everything in a monarchy is decided by just one ruler, this allows for a fast decision making process and legislation is not held up. Change comes quickly in a monarchy.

2. No Election Expenses

The next ruler is chosen by the current ruler based on relation and the public does not get a say. This does save some money on the cost of election expenses.


1. Singular Power of a Monarchy

There is only one power which has a lot of disadvantages. You have no say in anything the monarch make the final decisions and there are not multiple people making the decision just one

2. You have no choice of you is elected

In a monarchy you will not choose who will be elected next next it will just be the heir to the throne. Which means if you don't

"Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide." John Adams

"Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it." -Prince Charles

Two countries that have a monarchy are Australia and Barbados.


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