CIVICS CH 4
... Sovereignty of state extends to all persons and associations within
its boundaries. They all have to submit to its will. If the state wants to restrict the activities of these
associations, it can do so. It can declare any of them illegal.
The only exception is the diplomatic immunity. Diplomats and ...
... There are several main Political Systems that we
will learn about this year. We will discuss each
of these in more detail as we learn about
different regions of the world.
A monarch is the sovereign head of state in a monarchy. A monarch may exercise the most and highest authority in the state or others may wield that power on behalf of the monarch. Typically a monarch either personally inherits the lawful right to exercise the state's sovereign rights (often referred to as the throne or the crown) or is selected by an established process from a family or cohort eligible to provide the nation's monarch. Alternatively, an individual may become monarch by conquest, acclamation or a combination of means. A monarch usually reigns for life or until abdication. Monarchs' actual powers vary from one monarchy to another and in different eras; on one extreme, they may be autocrats (absolute monarchy) wielding genuine sovereignty; on the other they may be ceremonial heads of state who exercise little or no power or only reserve powers, with actual authority vested in a parliament or other body (constitutional monarchy).