History of Matachewan

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This page shows the complete history of Matachewan.


Contents

Early Days of Matachewan

Founding

On 30 June 2015, Matachewan declared independence from the Dominion of Canada. The original idea for independence came bout when Brandon Mierzwa and his friend Robert Corrigan were discussing a scenario if they had their own country. Later that evening Brandon pitched the idea to his other friends them being, Liam Carey, Adam Warmold, and one other person. After the idea was pitched everyone seemed to like the idea so on 30 June 2015, at around 2:00pm EST, Matachewan was born.

Internal Struggles

With the nation ready school had finally ended and all activity ceased until September 2015.

September 2015 couldn't come around sooner and when it did Matachewan was ready to work. Still being based in Matachewan Ontario but the government being located in St. Catharines the country couldn't really do anything but plan. The idea of Matachewan was being pitched to other students but still kept a low profile due to the country being very young and not capable of supporting a large citizen pool.

It wasn't until January 2016 when the internal problems in government became apparent. The main problem was the lack of a single ruler, this added with many power hungry 9 and 10 year olds left the political power of Matachewan in a vacuum. In December 2015 the Matachewanian Civil War broke out over the control of a Matachewanian snow fort.

Establishment of the First Militia

The Matachewanian Armed Forces, having existed since June, did not have a formalized armed wing. On the day the civil war started the Matachewanian Peoples Militia was created (Inspired by communist naming). This militia used the same structure as the ZHP however the members were very disorganized and lacked even basic military discipline. This militia served with honor during the first battle of the civil war.

Matachewanian Civil War

In the heat of the conflict which took place in 2015, it was, is, and will always remain known for being won by a 10 year old King Brandon bashing in the face a member of the opposing forces with a brick.

First Battle St. Alfred

The First Battle of St. Alfred took place just after Christmas break in January 2016. It was between Pro-Matachewanian Students and Anti-Matachewanian Students. The Battle started immediately after school ended at 3:00pm EST. Pro-Matachewanian Students arrived late, already having lost half the fort Brandon Mierzwa ordered his forces to engage head on. In the heat of battle after losing the front wall of the fort, Brandon took an ice brick and smashed it on the head of one of the opposing forces. After about 15 minutes of fighting a teacher eventually found out and chased the students off the school property, eventually ending the battle.

The next day Anti-Matachewanian Students told one of the teachers what happened and all Pro-Matachewanian Students were punished. 1 casualty was reported as the one soldiers that had his head smashed with an ice brick did not show up to school the next day, claiming a concussion.

Second Battle of St. Alfred

The Second Battle of St. Alfred was a jumping carried out by Anti-Matachewanian Forces on Brandon Mierzwa and his two friends. It happened at 3:05pm just as Brandon was leaving the school when he was stopped by two boys. After a heated confrontation the two boys started to beat down on Brandon and his friends. During the attack Brandon was hit in the stomach and was winded while his friend Robert was pinned to the muddy ground. Eventually Jessica Mierzwa, Brandon's sister broke in stopping the fight.

After the battle most talk of Matachewan started to die down and eventually was not heard of again until 2018.

End of Early Matachewan

Once the Civil War had come to an end the talk of Matachewan ended with it. Most people were disinterested after the violence that occurred and some students, being kids, just lost incentive to do anything.

Proclamation of the 1st Kingdom of Matachewan


2nd Great Inactivity


1st Sejm Restoration


Inviting of Foreign Diplomats


First Population Boom


The Autonomous Principality of Matachewan


Matachewan-Nerdystanian War


Gilzem Scandals


Matachewan-Auvenese Conflicts


Battle of Gowganda


Robertson Sea Conflict


End of the Monarchy


Commonwealth of Matachewan / 2nd Kingdom of Matachewan


Matachewan-Usla Alliance


Louisianian Independence


Matachewan-Matachewan War


Owen Leski and Matachewan


Matachewan-Auvenese Friendship


First Matachewan-Uslan Commonwealth


End of the Commonwealth


Nationalist Matachewan


3rd Kingdom of Matachewan


Oakforrest Union


Start of Matachewanian Occupation


Rule Under Groponigën


Confederation of Matachewan


End of Confederation


4th Kingdom of Matachewan


Trial of Brandon I and Peter Warren


1st Matachewanian Uprising


2nd Matachewanian Uprising


5th Kingdom of Matachewan


2nd Population Boom


Suyash and Matachewan


Aga and Matachewan


April 13th and Radio Scandal


Proclamation of Lwow


Great Matachewanian Purge


Imperial restoration


The New Sejm


Regency


Proclamation of the Empire


2nd Republic of Matachewan


Matachewanian Empire (Leigitmate 6th Kingdom)


6th Kingdom of Matachewan (Illegitimate)


Relations with the New Prussian Empire


Union


Matachewanian-Prussian Commonwealth

Dual Monarchy


Union of Crowns


King Brandon


King Johann


King Kleinmann


Kingdom of Pomorskie


Dissolution


(7th) Grand Kingdom of Matachewan

3rd Republic of Matachewan (Illegitimate, to extent)


End of Peter Warren


Political Stability


Push For Localisation


Grand Matachewanian Commonwealth / 3rd Empire


Impeachment of the Prime Minister


Peter Returns


1st Localisation Attempt


Dual Premiership

The proclamation of the later controversial Bill of Awesomeness written by Christopher Miller some time in January 2020, prescribed a new system through which the government should function. Most notably, it introduced the Premiers of Matachewan, through what has later been referred to as "the dual-premier system". The dual-premier system made for two premiers of Matachewan, the Premier of Matachewan for Local Affairs and the Premier of Matachewan for Global Affairs (short: Premier Local and Premier Global) which would represent the government on a local and global scale respectively.

Abdication and Restoration


Dissolution of the Commonwealth


Foreign Aggression

A rapidly maturing Matachewanian political scene had come to be haunted by the New Prussian Empire under a new and hostile administration. On the 15th of March 2020, by the approval of its \legislator, and the enactment by its Empress Klara Steinbeck, the so-called Yedinist Empire of New Prussia initiated a state of war between Matachewan and itself. As dramatic as this seems, Matachewan took this opportunity to simply decline the declaration, to which no response was given. The Empire of New Prussia would occupy Grantham Plaza with weekly patrols up until it Steinbeck's abdication in 2020.

Battle of Williamsburg

4th Republic of Matachewan (disputed)

The Fourth Republic of Matachewan is a disputed state founded on 20 March 2020 to contest the Grand Kingdom of Matachewan following the Battle of Williamsburg. Desperate to topple the state from outside by exploiting it's fragile simulationism [citation needed], Christopher Miller, then Premier of Matachewan for Global Affairs attempted to send many random loyalists in the name of the Matachewanian Cipher Bureau, assuming it would be an easy job. Among them;

and later Premier

  • Robert Smith, who would become successful in winning this disputed Presidency, from the authority of which he would continue to do absolutely nothing until he was forcibly resigned in exchange for a provisional local government.

Summer Constitution

The summer constitution was a beta-version of the current constitution of Matachewan. It was hurried by the incumbent Labour government in one night, headed by Premier Robert Smith. It proved effective for the duration of the term, after which it was heavily revised personally by the king, which later came to be referred to as the September Constitution.

2nd Localization Attempt

The second localization attempt was a product of the September constitution and took place almost exactly on the one year anniversary of the idea of localization originally being pitched. In contrast with the first, and more spontaneous attempt at localization, this attempt has thus far proved successful. Other measures taken as prescribed by the September constitution included; the establishment of the Matachewanian Szlachta, an upper house specifically for the local dukes in Matachewan; the restoration of the office of the Prime Minister to which Ashton C. was appointed as the second ever local Prime Minister of Matachewan; etc.

Oblate Convention

The first Oblate Convention is set to take place on the afternoon of the 10 October 2020. It is an event arranged and hosted directly by the Matachewanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was founded on 4 October of that same year with the approval of the Prime Minister, Premier, Deputy Premier and King of Matachewan. More conventions are expected to take place in the future.