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autocracy

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a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power
  • the Magna Carta is historically important because it signified the British rejection of autocracy and constituted the first formal restraining of the power of the monarch

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The first known use of autocracy was in 1659

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“Autocracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/autocracy. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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