United States of America
The United States of America is a nation situated in the Western Hemisphere of the world sandwiched by Canada to the North and Mexico to the South. The USA, like most nations, regularly holds foreign territories and has both expanded and contracted over time.
The United States of America is part of the continent of North America. Its capital is located in Florida. Previously the capital was California during World War V, and originally was Washington D.C. until it was temporarily conquered by Portugal during World War III. It has 51 original regions: 48 states in the continental US; one district; 2 detached states; Alaska borders western Canada and Russia, and Hawaii is a string of islands in the Pacific Ocean linked to several countries in Asia.
At various times the USA has held several colonies for extended periods of time in Asia and Europe. The United States borders the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Spain, Japan, Ireland, India, Indonesia, China, North Korea, and Russia via its coastlines.
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The United States Armed Forces is the official regular fighting force of the United States. Both the United States Armed Forces and some militias are funded by Congress, with militias being funded via the Office of Militia Support (whose funds are appropriated by Congress). The United States Military (US Military), which was formerly the de facto military organization for the United States, now ceases to be funded by Congress due to disputes between its leadership and Congress. Players who are not with military units were supported by the Meals on Wheels program, which has since been replaced by the Arm America program.
United States Armed Forces
The United States Armed Forces consists of four divisions:
Militias are paramilitary organizations which are separate from the US Armed Forces, but may still receive federal support. The current militias are:
- United States Military
- SEAL Team 6
- Easy Company
- F.S.T. Militia
- SFP Bear Cavalry
- THC: The Higher Calling
The population of the United States is symbolic of the country, with its core members being citizens of the United States in real life.
In April 2010, President Woxan named Dioism the official religion of the United States. Many people have denounced it, opting for atheism or other various religions. Dioism is the longest-lasting religion in eRepublik history. Despite Dioism being controversial at first in America, no presidents have taken steps to remove the official religion, and criticism has since died down.
I. Governing Principle
The two branches of government are the Executive and Congress. The branches conduct themselves based on how they and the Code define their internal and external procedures.
II. Congressional Principles
- Congress shall organize itself as it sees fit.
- Congress controls the nation's money, holds authority and responsibility over allocation of tax revenue, and shall take under advisement expert opinion from the executive and military.
- Any citizen or organization receiving funds from congress should employ those funds as indicated in the budget or funding request approved by congress.
III. Executive Principles
- The country president is the head of state, chief diplomat and Commander in Chief of the eUSA and its armed forces. The President as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces maintains complete control over the Armed Forces. The country president may delegate power to congress or appoint advisers and aides to assist.
- The country president appoints a cabinet, which administers all national programs which do not fall under the military or congress. Unless directed otherwise, programs created by Congress will transfer to the executive branch once the SoH approves of the transfer.
- The country president may make proposals to congress which fall under his responsibilities as head of state, chief diplomat, Commander-in-Chief, and eUSA country president, after consultation with relevant bodies within the three branches if necessary.
- As Commander in Chief of the United States Armed Forces, the President may temporarily suspend funding of the military. Congress will then hold an immediate vote, approving or opposing this decision, lasting for 30 hours, where a majority decision is required. The outcome of the Congressional vote determines whether funding resumes.
IV. Military Principles
- The military shall be organized as prescribed in the Appendix titled 'Constitutional Appendix: Military Organization & Roles'.
- The Constitutional Appendix: Military Organization & Roles shall be modified following identical procedures as a Constitutional Amendment.
For information on the Congresses of the United States, see USA Congress.
The top 5 political parties of America are listed below, arranged according to membership.
|Party||Abb||Logo||Party President||Political Orientation||Ideology||Congress seats||Total Members|
|United States Workers Party||USWP||Artela||Far-left||Liberatarian||18||1070|
|Federalist Party||Feds||Molly Emma||Center-right||Authoritarian||9||753|
|American Military Party||AMP||David Wilson||Center-left||Libertarian||16||695|
|U.S. Marijuana Party||USMJ||Jude Connors||Unaligned||Unassociated||7||294|
|New Conservative Party||NCP||PigInZen||Far Right||Unassociated||0||265|
Main article: History of the United States of America
Major Historical Events
On April 11th, 2008 the war between the United States and Canada commenced, and ended on April 26th. The battlefield statistics are disputed as incorrect, but the fight totals were 719 victories for Canadians to 400 for the USA, with 329 draws. There were 1448 total fights within the war, which was also paused twice due to bugs.
The Invasion of the United States of America
On 15th of July 2009, the state of Alaska was invaded by Russian forces. World War III Within 2 months of this event, the United States was down to one region, but under the strategic planning of President Emerick and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Eugene Harlot, America won back six regions, before signing a contract with Portugal, known as the USA-Portugal Treaty. This contract gave them all the originally American, Portuguese-controlled regions. This came after the United States got the Indonesian MPP with the Portuguese to cancel, thus causing the Portuguese front to weaken significantly. Other rumors say the Portuguese were afraid of an invasion of their homeland. America finally succeeded in eliminating all PEACE forces in October of 2009.
The UK-USA War
On February 1, 2010, President Jewitt officially attacked the United Kingdom, thus starting a war that had been fought only with words for months. The next president, Josh Frost, ran the country for most of the war, and he brought the country to the edge of victory, claiming all of the UK's regions except for London. After one failed attack on the capital and fortress state, a peace treaty was signed between Frost and UK Prime Minister GLaDOS, returning all of the UK's original regions. The war is considered a tie because the US conquered most of the UK, but was unable to take the last region.
On August 22, 2010, the US attacked Russia's Far Eastern Russia. Using time zones effectively and proper coordination with EDEN, they won the fight easily. They then went on to attack Eastern and Western Siberia. In the v2 war module, Russia could have attacked FER while battling for ESR, so the US's allies in North Korea attacked FER to block any other battles in the region. The US retreated that region to North Korea, and then China attacked it. When China won, Poland attacked it. Using this strategy for the other two regions as well, America successfully kept Russia from counterattacking, and also swapped their allies into economically important regions in Russia. At the end of the three days of battles and swapping, Poland owned Western Siberia, China owned Eastern Siberia, and America owned Far Eastern Russia, which they renamed .
World War V
In April of 2011 the USA was invaded by joint ONE and aligned forces during World War V. By April 14 the country had been split, isolating both the South and New England from the Mid-West and Western states when Spanish and Mexican forces met at the Mississippi River. During this time Canada would also occupy a number of US states in a Terra-allied effort to prevent ONE expansion into the US homeland. This included the former country capital of Florida. Thereafter the nation's capital would be moved to California. The final remaining region of Hawaii was conquered by Indonesia on 1 July, 2011 only for the USA to return to the map by successfully winning resistance wars in Arizona, which became the nation's capital, and California. Shortly thereafter, the United States pushed invading forces out and proceeded to counterattack removing the ONE presence from North America before going on the offensive in Spain.
The list of presidents in the history of the United States so far:
|1||Korbin King||December 2007||February 2008||First president||Beta||2|
|2||Nave Saikiliah||March 2008||June 2008||Created the monetary 'peg', waged the USA's first war||3|
|3||Dishmcds||June 2008||July 2008||1|
|4||July 2008||September 2008||Signed ATLANTIS Charter||2|
|5||Immunogenic||September 2008||October 2008||1|
|6||Roby Petric||October 2 2008||October 12 2008||Resigned over v1 implementation||.5|
|7||ThisGenMedia||October 12 2008||November 2008||In-game name "Teacher"; Ascended via Vice Presidency||V1||.5|
|8||Benn Dover||November 6 2008||January 5 2009||First President to serve in 2009||2|
|9||Justinious Mcwalburgson III||January 6 2009||February 5 2009||1|
|10||Uncle Sam||February 6 2009||March 22 2009||Impeached||1.5|
|11||Scrabman||March 22 2009||July 5 2009||Ascended via impeachment, later elected for 3 terms||3.5|
|12||Harrison Richardson||July 6 2009||August 5 2009||Formerly ThisGenMedia/Teacher/Franco; World War III began during his term||1|
|13||Emerick||August 6 2009||September 12 2009||WW3 turned around during this term; resigned due to personal issues. Later re-elected to 2 consecutive terms. First president to run 4 times successfully and be elected.||1.5*|
|14||Gaius Julius||September 12 2009||November 5 2009||Ascended via resignation, later elected; Finished WW3||1.5|
|15||Josh Frost||November 6 2009||December 5 2009||Brought USA into EDEN||1*|
|16||Jewitt||December 6 2009||February 5 2010||First President to serve in 2010||2|
|17||Josh Frost||February 6 2010||March 5 2010||First U.S. president to serve non-consecutive terms||1*|
|18||PigInZen||March 6 2010||April 5 2010||Brought USA out of EDEN||1|
|19||Woxan||April 6 2010||May 5 2010||Brought Dioism to America||1|
|20||Harrison Richardson||May 6 2010||June 5 2010||1|
|21||Chocolate McSkittles||June 6 2010||July 5 2010||1|
|22||Bradley Reala||July 6 2010||August 5 2010||First U.S. president to serve in V2||V2||1|
|23||St Krems||August 6 2010||October 5 2010||Conquered Eastern Russia||2|
|24||Colin Lantrip||October 6 2010||November 5 2010||1|
|24||Alexander Hamilton||November 6 2010||December 5 2010||Took Indo's Virginity||1|
|25||Josh Frost||December 6 2010||January 5 2011||Third non-consecutive term||1*|
|26||Haliman||January 6 2011||February 5 2011||1|
|27||Julian Mizu||February 6 2011||March 5 2011||Real life issues after the first week led to Vice President GoalieBCSC becoming Acting President.||1|
|28||Glove||March 6 2011||April 5 2011||Brought the USA into World War V||1*|
|29||Emerick||April 6 2011||June 5 2011||2 consecutive terms (technically terms 2-3, and Third and Fourth times being elected)'||2*|
|30||Glove||June 6 2011||July 5 2011||Second non-consecutive Term as US President||1*|
|31||Blank Keating||July 6 2011||August 5 2011||1|
|32||Cerb||August 6 2011||September 5 2011||Last President to serve in V2; Created eNPR, the White House radio program; Recovered all 51 U.S. regions; Wiped Serbia||V3||1|
|33||Alexander_Auctoritas||September 6 2011||November 5 2011||First President to serve in V3||2|
|34||GoalieBCSC||October 6 2011||December 5 2011||President during ONE invasion.||1|
|35||Oblige||December 6 2011||April 5 2012||Served during ONE occupied eUSA. First PotUS to serve 4 consecutive terms.||4|
|36||Artela||April 6 2012||Present||First Female President.||Incumbent*|
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