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Republic of Markland
|This article refers to a nation which is currently in a state of inactivity. You can help make the article reflect that or ask on the talk page for further information.|
|Republic of Markland|
For the good of the people.
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|Capital||Capitol Province (Kennewick, WA)|
|Largest City with Marklandic Claims||Abilene, TX|
|Official languages||English, Texan (dialect of English)|
|Government||Presidential Federal Republic|
|– President||Mark Ingalls|
|– Vice-President||Ryan Stewart|
|Established||January 1, 2010|
|Area||2.556 Sq Miles (6.620 Sq KM)|
|Currency||Marklandian Dollar (MLDD)|
|Time zone||UTC -8 and -6
(Summer UTC -7 and -5)
|Country code||ML (proposed)|
|Drives on the||Right|
|Date formats||Holocene calendar
The Republic of Markland is a micronation based entirely within the United States.
Politics & Government
The vice presidents and Territorial and Provincal Governors will be elected (candidates will be nominated by the president). The president will serve in office all his life. All department heads will be appointed by the president.
The first draft of the Republic's constitution has been completed. Using the constitution of the U.S. state of Alaska as its basis, it also includes several provisions based on the United States federal constitution as well. Key provisions include:
- Equal rights are guaranteed without regard to race, creed, sex, color, nationality, or disability.
- An explicitly-worded section that guarantees freedom of religion and declares a separation of church and state.
- Freedom of speech and press are guaranteed.
- The Right to bear arms is guaranteed.
- Marriage is defined as a union between a man and a woman.
- Personal income taxes are prohibited.
- Texan is the official language.
The Republic recognizes all micronations that are members of the OAM as independent micronations.
Foreign Relations have been set up with the following micronations.
|Republic of West Antarctica||2 January 2010|
|Kingdom of Vikesland||2 January 2010|
|Soviet Republic of North America||3 January 2010|
|Keep Watch||2 January 2010|
|Republic of Taigh a Bata||4 January 2010|
|Democratic Republic of Bobalania||8 January 2010|
|Aerican Empire||13 September 2010|
Act 1 (Departments)
|Act||Pertains to||Date Issued|
|Act 1A||the Department of Waffles||3 January 2010|
the Bureau of Defense
the Department of the Air Force
the Department of Throwing Rocks
4 January 2010
11 January 2010
10 February 2010
|Act 1C||the Bureau of Meteorology||5 January 2010|
|Act 1D||the Federal Bureau of Cake, Pizza, and Computers||
8 January 2010
|Act 1E||the Department of Hydrology||6 February 2010|
|Act 1F||the Department of the Evil Laugh||8 February 2010|
The Department of Departments
The Department of Nibs
10 February 2010
10 February 2010
|Act 1H||The Department of Communications||11 February 2010|
|Act 1I||The Department of Transportation||11 February 2010|
Act 2 (Foreign Relations)
|Act||Pertains to||Date Issued|
|Act 2A||members of the UN||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2B||Taiwan||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2C||Republic of West Antarctica||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2D||Kingdom of Vikesland||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2E||Soviet Republic of North America||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2F||Keep Watch||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2G||Republic of Taigh a Bata||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2H||Kingdom of Camuria and Althacia||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2I||the City of Boise in Idaho||4 Jan 2010|
|Act 2J||Democratic Republic of Bobalania||8 Jan 2010|
|Act 2K||Aerican Empire||13 Sep 2010|
Act 3 (Provinces and Territories)
|Act 3A||Capitol in Kennewick, WA||3 Sep 2010|
|Act 3B||Harbor in Kennewick, WA||3 Sep 2010|
|Act 3C||Bateman in Richland, WA||3 Sep 2010|
|Act 3D||Ingalls in Kennewick, WA||3 Sep 2010|
|Act 3E||Stewart in Kennewick, WA||3 Sep 2010|
|Southland in Abilene, TX
Southland Annex A in Abilene, TX
|3 Sep 2010
3 Sep 2010
|Act 3G||Winthrop in Winthrop, WA||4 Sep 2010|
Treaty of Meteorology
The Treaty of Meteorology is a treaty between the Republic of Markland and Contendus Loci stating that the Republic of Markland is responcable for all Meteorological duties in Contendus Loci.
The Republic of Markland's Bureau of Meteorology hereby assumes all responsibility when it comes to predicting and reporting the weather in the Micronation of Contendus Loci until they have a person to take over the meteorological duties of Contendus Loci.
Signed: Mark Ingalls,President, Republic of Markland
I, Sir James, agree to this treaty and all its rules/duties
The President of Markland declared a small part of Dyess AFB, TX as his own sovereign nation. This was the President's first land claims. This attempt in 2008 ultimately failed when his friend claimed more than half the land. They then went too war and this ended both micronations.
In April of 2009 the President claimed portions of Kennewick, WA as his own sovereign nation called the Ingalls Empire. This attempt, like the one in 2008 also failed, only this time it was due to a lack of knowledge about establishing a micronation.
On 1 January 2010 President Mark Ingalls declared the Republic of Markland as its own sovereign nation.
On 4 January 2010 President Mark Ingalls created a Bureau of Defense (see Federal Act 1B) because he was worried that the Republic would be called in to help defend their 2 allies that are members of the GAMA during the ASEA Claiming Conflict. This conflict, however, was resolved the following day without a declaration of war.
On 2 September 2010 after several months of inactivity, President Mark Ingalls announced that there will come large changes in the lands claimed by the Republic. This is in an effort to better control the sovereign claims of the Republic. The President sees the task of attempting to gain control of large portions of Washington, Oregon, Texas, and Alaska as too big for the current condition of the Republic. The Republic will also establish embassies with its foreign allies.
On 5 September 2010 the Bureau of Meteorology issued their first weather alert, a Thunderstorm Watch for the Southland Province. The remnants Tropical Depression Ten were forecasted to affect the province.
The Republic of Markland does accept those who are citizens of other Micronations
Send an email with your name, the district that you would be listed as residing in, and (if applicable) other micronations that you are a citizen of to the presdient at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Territorial Claims are now listed under Federal Act 3.
The Republic of Markland's land claims are unoccupied semi-arid areas around Kennewick, Washington, a rural area outside of Winthrop, Washington and outside of Abilene, TX, and a few houses in Kennewick and Abilene.We also claim the area around the Playground of Dreams near the Columbia River in Kennewick. The Republic does claim portions of the Columbia River around Bateman Island, and this is the only substantial marine claim.