Commerce was the main reason to develop roads and other forms of transportation. The development of trade produced enough capital to get more raw materials outside of the country. Later on, was used to build industries and mechanize production.
in an absolute monarchy, the monarchrules as an autocrat, with absolutepower over the state and government — for example, the right to rule by decree, promulgate laws, and impose punishments. the monarch isnominally sovereign but the electorate, through their legislature, exercise political sovereignty.
uhh idk for sure but i think it makes it difficult to pump the oil through the oil rigs