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Unified Republics of Thantias
| Unified Republics of Thantias |
"Validus quod Constans"
|Capital city||Capitallia, Upland|
|Largest city||Outland City, Outland|
|Official language(s)||English, Latin|
|- First Senator||Shonagh McKinlay|
|- President||Ben McKinlay|
|Area claimed||About the size of one house with a fairly large garden.|
|National animal||Border Collie/Kiwi|
|This nation is a member of the Organisation of Active Micronations and the Union of Micronations|
The Unified Republics of Thantias was micronation founded on 16th of April 2011 after the collapse of the Benoomian Empire. Thantias was originally a republic, and was called the Unified Republic of Thantias, until the First Reformation, when it transformed into a Federation. The nation was succeeded by Eragia in 2012.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Government
- 4 Military
- 5 Economy
- 6 Culture
- 7 External links
The name 'Thantias' came from a name generation, which created the name Thantia. Ben McKinlay then added the S and Thantias was born.
A Nation is Born
The Collapse of Benoom
On the 15th of February 2011, a group of Benoomians banded together to become the New Benoomian Sect which aimed to overthrow the Emperor, and sought unification with the Republic of Samton. After 12 hours of battle and siege, the Emperor finally resigned and began negotiations with the Presidentess of Samton to seek unification.
The Unification Begins
Ex-Emperor Ben McKinlay was elected Leader of the Unification Group as he was the one who the Presidentess was most likely to listen to. After hours of negotiation, it was finally decided that the Unification would go ahead.
The Unified Republic
After the negotiations were finished, Ben McKinlay began drafting a new constitution for the new Republic that was reviewed and passed after several hours of discussion. The hardest part of this Unification was the name, but eventually one was decided on. Thantias.
The Early Days
The early days of the Unified Republics of Thantias was fairly inactive, although some democratic relations were reached. The most noticeable thing that happened in this period was seeking a treaty with A1 but Thantias never heard back so it did not go through. Eventually, the then Premier of the Republic, Ben McKinlay, was annoyed at the inactivity and arranged a reformation.
The First Reformation
The Premier spend many days making a new constitution and thinking up new and innovating ideas for Thantias. The future looked bright. Election Day came around the Ben McKinlay was elected President of the Unified Republics. As well as this, the Republic was declared a federation and became the Unified Republics of Thantias, plural.
The Reformation did not as planned however, and the President's plans did not go ahead. Many plans, such as the NIC's, were postponed, and others, like the Rocket Program, never got started. This annoyed both the people and the President so the Second Thantian Reformation began.
The Second Reformation
On the 21st of June 2011 the President officially started the reformation, though in reality this started several days ago when the President started using Skype. The Reformation introduced new currencies, and the NIC's were finally rolled out, much to the pleasure of the President. As well as this, the Republics joined the Organization of United Micronations and Ben McKinlay became Vice-Chancellor.
The government of the Unified Republics of Thantias consists of several levels, Federal Government and State Government, as well as the Congress and the Diplomatic Council.
The main legistature of the Unified Republics is the Senate. The Senate makes nation-wide laws, which must be enforced in all States.
Each individual State of the Unified Republics can decide on smaller laws, and conduct their own diplomacy if they request it.
The Congress of the Unified Republics is the citizens representative body of Thantias. Any citizen may join and voice their ideas and concerns to the Senate.
The Thantian Military has several different branches, including the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. These sections have both physical and Micrasian sections.
Thantias has a small but sustainable economy, with several small industries. The main industry in Thantias is news, with the largest corporation in Thantias being the Unified Republics News Corporations, owners of the Thantian Gazette and producers of URTV News and URRadio News.
see also: Awards and decorations of Thantias
Thantias has a strong culture of festivals and music. Many Thantians also love sport, and reading is many a Thantian favourite pastime.