The Democratic Federation (officially known as the Federation of the United Nations, but also commonly referred to as the Allied Federation or Grand Entente) is a politico-economic union of 20 member states. The Democratic Federation operates through a system of supranational institutions and intergovernmental-negotiated decisions. Its members share a system of collective defense, whereby its members agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by an external party.
The Democratic Federation traces its origins from the Atlantic Charter, a statement issued by the United States of America, United Kingdom, and the Dominion of Canada during the height of the Virus Crisis in 1941. This was later expanded to include the French Republic, Pacific States of America and many other smaller governments in exile as part of the “Declaration of the United Nations” from which the organization derives its official name.
While initially created as an integrated military structure to contend with the Virus Crisis and Scinfaxi War, political associations were developed throughout the 1950s to help support the newly founded French Fourth Republic in the wake of the German withdrawal from mainland France. Since then the Federation has grown in size with the accession of new member states and by the addition of policy areas to its responsibility.
During the Colonization Era, the Democratic Federation was responsible for the creation of numerous independent colonies through its Sanctuary Worlds Program including those on Tau Ceti, Alpha Centauri, and was directly involved in the establishment of the Islamic Arab Republic.
The Federation shares a single market through a standardized system of laws and is in the process of developing a monetary union with a standard currency. It maintains permanent diplomatic missions throughout the Orion Arm that operate alongside those of its member nations.
With the Orion Arm’s largest combined economy and population, high standards of living throughout all its members and technologically advanced and capable military, the Democratic Federation is considered one of the superpowers of the Orion Arm.
|April 4 1977||United States of America||Founders|
|Confederation of Australasia||Founders|
|Pacific States of America||Founders|
|February 18th 1985||Republic of Quebec||First Terrestrial|
|Greater Antillean Confederation||First Terrestrial|
|July 24th, 2034||Aztlán||Second Terrestrial|
|August 4th 2176||African Union||First Extra-Solar|
|Cascadia Planetary Republic||First Extra-Solar|
|Whitefall Free State||First Extra-Solar|
|Laktoa Republic||First Extra-Solar|
|Cherokee Nation||First Extra-Solar|
|Navajo Nation||First Extra-Solar|
|Ojibwe Republic||First Extra-Solar|
|December 1st 2249||Port Daven Colonial Administration||Second Extra-Solar|
|Salvacion Colonial Republic||Second Extra-Solar|
|Telneth Planetary Republic||Second Extra-Solar|
|Republic of Hawaiki|
|Republic of Torca|
|Superpowers of the Orion Arm|
|Democratic Federation | Greater German Reich | Empire of Japan | Soviet Union|