PyeMcGowan

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The United Federal Kingdom of PyeMcGowan
The Royal Coat of Arms
Flag
Motto: PyeMcGowian Forever! PyeMcGowanig am Byth!
Anthem: Over the mountain! Dros y mynydd!
Royal anthemGod save the King! Duw Achyb y brenin!
Status Independent State
Capital
and largest city
Charleston
Official languages English, Pyenglish, Welsch
Recognised regional languages Andersonian, Wallish, Eastian, Westian, Ancient Celtic, Variot(Variota)
Ethnic groups (2017) White, Alhuran-PyeMcGowian, Northern Natives
Demonym PyeMcGowian
Government Constitutional Parliamentary Monarchy
 -  Prime Minister George Willowston
 -  Deputy PrimeMinister Jennifer Dawson
 -  King George Charlesburg
Establishment
 -  First Europan Settlement 1350 AD 
 -  Two Kingdoms Formed 1402 
 -  Unification December 31st, 1502 
Population
 -  estimate 50,160,000
GDP (nominal) estimate
 -  Total $1,049,000,000,000 (15th)
 -  Per capita $20,900 (21st)
Currency Poggle (POG)
Time zone UTC +00:00
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the left
Calling code +1200

PyeMcGowan (Formally The United Federal Kingdom or UFD) is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy located on the Continent of Argis. It is bordered to the west by Theodoria, the east by Alenveil and to the south by the Auraid Bay. The nation’s subdivisions are fairly autonomous , The Nation is comprised of 13 Principalities, 15 Duchies, 36 Earldoms and 72 Counties. The medium sized nation receives a large amount of its income from Amenities and Oil, which supplies 500 Billion Poggles to the economy each year. The nation’s Head of State is the Monarch King George who serves a mostly ceremonial role, He is responsible for inaugurating the Prime Minister who is currently George Willowston.

Etymology

The word PyeMcGowan originates from the unification of the two kingdoms of PyeMcGowan, the northern Kingdom was called Gowan and the southern was named Pye. When they united the new nation came under many names, such as PyeGowan, Gowanpye and The United Kingdoms. Eventually the king decided to use the word Mc, which is early Welsch for and, therefore PyeMcGowan means Pye and Gowan.

History

Prehistory

For much of the prehistoric era PyeMcGowan was an inhospitable wasteland with temperatures of around -20 in the summer. So cold in fact, mammoths have been found frozen solid in the northern regions. Towards the Dawn of Human Beings on The Auraid Bay the climate began to miraculously warm for a few hundred years before becoming cold again. The People were said to have come from northern Europa and it took them around 100 years to travel to Argis, this is more commonly known as one of the Argic Migrations. Unfortunately these people were considered natives by the new settlers and were harshly pushed back to the north.

Settlement

In the 14th century Argis was ‘discovered’ and became a popular place for settlement. PyeMcGowan became a Hotspot for many from northern Europa. This is where PyeMcGowan gats it’s Celtic Culture’s from, as well as the Anglish Language.

Around this time, the nations these settlers arrived from began stoping the grants they were giving for founding colonies. As only minor ports and cities held alliegence with them and others began forming their own nation. As the money stopped, so did the mass settlement. So the newly created kingdoms began giving out grants themselves, but found it hard to fund it as a young nation, therefore they contracted banks to give out loans instead of grants and in return the Kings changed the Intrest rate laws, to allow them to make more from their work. This worked tremendously, making many very rich and in some parts laid the groundwork for a noble system. The most profitable bank was The Unitsen Bank of Southerland, which today is still PyeMcGowan’s second largest bank.

Two Kingdoms

Many Former Settlements and small colonies were absorbed into two small kingdoms, Pye and Gowan, these two kingdoms spent most of their time invading their neighbouring nations creating the Era of the Two Kingdoms. The Gowans and the Pyes had a similar culture yet practiced government very differently, whilst the Pyes Paid and Fed their army the McGowans used conscripts who were given but a sword and and some clothes, but they managed to make the most of their small population of around 120,000 compared to the Pyes 200,000. In 1489 The entirety of Modern Day (Mainland) PyeMcGowan was split between the two. But one man, Sir Gragorwaith of Dawson, decided that to achieve peace the two kingdoms must become 1. So in 1490 He went to the Royal Court of Pye and proclaimed his vision. The royal family was facing revolts if nothing were to happen so they agreed, the Pyes had a much larger Population by now and they had the capability of arming every man in the kingdom. So in 1490 the 10 years war begun, a bloody war that slashed the population of the area. But after 10 years of war the Pyes rained Victorious as they seized the Gowan Capital of Hagren. The First King, who was of the House of Pye, founded a new dynasty named the House of Charlesburg. It took a few years for the new and large nation to stabilise but by the early 1500s, the nation was prospering.

New Nation

New Trade

Variotan Carrack This is a painting that shows a Variotan Carrack

The nation only gained proper navy and shipbuilding techniques and builders after contact with Variota, they supplied Shipbuilders, Ships and Cannons in return for shipments of Gold. This began a new era for PyeMcGowan and laid the groundworks for the beginning of the The empire. This meant that PyeMcGowan could finally protect its coastline and build a navy. This was great, the money was pouring in like it had never before, but they couldn’t dream of the Money to arrive in the next centuries!

The PyeMcGowian navy had usually been confined to the Auraid Bay but thanks to these new technologies PyeMcGowian ships have been found shipwrecked as far as the South Oriental Ocean. But PyeMcGowians will venture further! Around this time, PyeMcGowan’s fleets we’re heavily disorganised, but thanks to Admiral Joseph Hiltgaar, The first PyeMcGowian Admiral, and his leading experience in the sector, He was allocated the equivalent of 10 Million Poggles to hire as many sailors as possible and put them through Sloughburgh Navy School, one of the worlds harshest Military Schools.

The Empire

Thanks to Variota and it’s supplying of naval vessels, The PyeMcGowian Government was ready to take things further, with The Ferguson Island Act of 1650. This allowed the Government to create colonies, People immediately jumped at the chance to found a new colony as the government offered money to whoever founded a stable colony. These include the Island of Gugenburg, The Port of New Dawson and The city of Llanmor. This built a Network of Small colonies that expanded PyeMcGowan’s Trade Empire. This era lasted for around 200 years of prosperity. But with more money than anyone could count the government could do whatever it wanted, and it did. So I’m 1780 The Government founded The PyeMcGowian Trade Confederation, A Trading Company, in charge of the network of colonies which was also a sort of Supergroup of all major companies in the nation, here they could meet, be regulated, and after 20 years sign up for PyeMcGowan’s first Stock Exchange, The Charleston Stock Exchange. One of PyeMcGowan’s most succesful colonies was the Twinsud Coast, a trading port turned resource extravaganza, bringing many fruits, animals and resources such as woods, tobacco, stone and diamonds, some of these diamonds would be used for the PyeMcGowian Crown Jewels which would soon be used, and then unused for many years.

Wendovian Era

The Wendovian Era began in 1829 until 1900 and is called that because of King Wendover the Great who ruled for the majority of that time, it saw great revolutions in technologies such as Metals and Factories as well as common things that we take for granted today. King Wendover was crowned on August the 10th 1820 in Summerfield Abbey, Summerfield and he was named the sun king by The Charlesburg Herald thanks to the bright rays of sun shining upon the king as he was crowned. As he left the abbey a gunman shot at him twice, hitting his hat and a nearby statue of Princess Andrea the Unifier, he was later named Rumsfeld Ipswicher, a local beggar who stole a gun from a nearby Garrison. The King would do marvels to help democratise the Parliament, which took him most of his reign, and to rebuild PyeMcGowan’s Army.

The architect Isambard Queendom Brillton, who’s father was of Alenveilian birth, built the Northerton Bridge, The Padworth Station, HMS Dawson and The Cober Dam, all within 20 years. This caused a chain reaction that would revolutionise PyeMcGowian Industry and Trade for the better. This rapid industrialisation funded by the Merchants of the previous eras meant that PyeMcGowan could become a regional Superpower, and so, in 1840, PyeMcGowan rapidly spent on a new military, one with modern troops and artillery, whilst still spending massively on the navy. This included the construction of Ferguson Military Port, a giant port and shipyard which caused massive urbanisation in the Leverne Islands. This repidly spread across the nation and its neighbors, making PyeMcGowan a regional Economic and military superpower.

In 1846, The Nova Marina-Charleston Banking Corporation was founded by Alberto Unitsen, an extraction millionaire who played his luck in the financial game. This is where the popular board game, Alberto Gets it’s name. He opened banks around the world, investing in everything he could see and he became PyeMcGowan’s first billionaire, in today’s money. With this new found wealth his children would found the United Corporation, which was forced to give away many of its subsidiaries, during the United Corp Breakup, including NCBC.United became PyeMcGowan’s largest company in 1954. This company was heavily involved in Government until The Oligarch Suppression Act of 1890. Today NCBC is one of The world’s leading investment banks.

In 1895, after years of work, the Parliament was finally democratised, starting with the Election of 1895. King Wendover’s life goal was achieved, only a few years before his death on December 1st, 1900. PyeMcGowan’s first democratically elected Prime Minister was Sir Ferguson Unitsen, of the Conservative Party.

The Dazzling Era

The Dazzaling Era is what the first half of the 20th Century is named, it was a time of great wealth and prosperity throughout the nation and its neighbors. Many believe that the Dazzling Era began two weeks before King Wendover died, as the extremely business friendly Sir Edmund Jenkins-Unitsen was elected Prime Minister, some say this undid the anti-oligarch work of king Wendover, as he filled his cabinet with major business leaders. The Prime Minister slashed taxes for corporations, and funded major infrastructure projects, like the Costal Railroad, and a 1900s version of the Mynydd Mor Line. As he did this he became increasingly unpopular among the lower class, causing a makeshift revolution in the mines of Hagren.

Under his term, the population of major cities like Charleston went from 3.4 Million to 4.9. Many of which were immigrant seeking wealth in the PyeMcGowian Gold Rushes. But failed to find a satisfying amount so bought houses in the boroughs of Westfield and Brookport.

Mid Century

Communist Control

In March of 1949 a group of around 100,000 Pyesheviks began protesting the so called ‘Satans of the Government’ and as they began receiving media coverage many foreign groups arrived to support them, one such group landed on Dawson Landsgate Beach, not far from PMAF Landsgate, unannounced, causing the Military to assume that this was a communist invasion. After the battle, in which no PyeMcGowians were harmed, but 12 of the arriving group were killed, many with communist ideals took up arms in protest, and there were many moments where the police and military personnel were forced to fire at them as many tried to gain access to the Prime Minister’s residence, Summerfield palace and many other government and military buildings. Many Miners and lower class workers in the province of Hagren decided to storm Hagren Provincial Building, killing the Governor and injuring the prince of Hagren. The Government immediately raised the alert level to IDAR 5. This lead to open revolt among the communist groups, which many believe to be the beginning of the Second civil war. The military did everything it could to stay in control until early 1951, when the communist party seized Charleston, renaming the capital as Leninovgrad, after their founder, Joseph Leninov. Many millions of people sought refuge in the Leverne Islands and Alenveil, along with the Royal Family and the Nation’s Wealthy. Year after year, the new communist government would be hurt harder and harder by sanctions by many trading nations, riots against the communists and food shortages. This lead to the majority of the national population, who didn’t support the communists, beginning to vandalise institutions with the Freedom movement growing stronger by the hour until on November 16th, 1957, the communist leader Damon Macleby, ordered the murder of an entire well populated town in southern Wendover, with a population of 25,000 men and women and 10,000 children, they were all killed for a wmd test. There were 14 survivors. This occurrence is commonly known as the Uniburg massacre.

Return of The Monarchy

Modern Day

Geography

PyeMcGowan has a fairly cold climate for most of the nation, with the coast having a koppen climate class of Cfb, oceanic climate. The countries two mountain ranges fall along the Gogde Fault line, which also supplies that nation with vast amounts of gold(Au).

Government

Politics

Paliament

Controlled Seats in Parlliament
Party
Parliamentary Control
Centrist Party
  
60%
Liberal Party
  
25%
Conservative Party
  
15%
Other
  
5%

House of Nobles

Controlled Seats in the House
Party
Control
Centrist Party
  
39%
Royalist Party
  
36%
Conservative Party
  
15%
Other
  
5%





Foreign Relations

PyeMcGowan is considered a middle power on an Eurth stage, and holds medium amounts of influence in international organisations. But on a continental and regional scale, PyeMcGowan is considered an important player in economics and diplomacy. Aswell, PyeMcGowan still holds power in former colonies that are members of The UY, an organisation for former PyeMcGowian colonies.

Country/Organization Current state of relations
Asgeirria 844710.png The Republic of Asgeirria TBD
Golgafrinchian 457104.jpg The Andunic Consortium TBD
Flag of Tagmatium.png The Tagmatine Empire TBD
Flag of adaptus.jpg The Adapton Imperium TBD
Flag of Fulgistan.png The Worker's Republic of Fulgistan TBD
Limonaiaflag.png The Grand Duchy of Limonaia Good
SSI flag.png The Radiant Republic of the Sunset Sea Islands Good
Flag of Orioni.png The Beautiful Empire of Orioni Good
Gallambrian National Flag.svg The Kingdom of Gallambria TBD
Flag of Prymont.png The United States of Prymont Quite Good
Flag of Variota.png The Unified Variotan State Very Good
Flag Mauridiviah1.png The Most Serene Republic of Mauridiviah TBD
DerthalerFlag.png The Holy Empire of Derthalen TBD
Flag of Pallamara.jpg The Grand Duchy of Pallamara TBD
Flag of Cristina.png The Free Port of Cristina Normal
Flag of Andalla.jpg The Commonwealth of Andalla Good
Flag of Alenveil.png The Kingdom of Alenveil Allied


Military

Army

The PyeMcGowian Army consists of around 80,000 Active Volunteers and around 20,000 reserve personnel. The Army currently operates 200 active fighting vehicles along with 300 out of use but still operational. The Army is Currently headed by General Harvey Ramston, a Former Officer who worked his way up the ranks during The Jones Island Crisis of 1960. The Army is praised by the populace for their mandatory training in the far north, where it reaches -20 degrees Celsius!

Air Force

The Airforce currently consists of 75 Aircraft(That The Government has Confirmed), 15,000 active personnel and another 15 thousand in reserve. The Air Force was founded in 1915 when it consisted of five biplanes with 12 pilots who spent a majority of their time waiting for the engineers to figure out what they were fixing and refuelling. The modern airforce is lead by Air Marshal Earl Axton Shrewston of Llanawyr he became Air Marshall after his predecessor died in the Hindsburg AFB Disaster.

Navy

The PyeMcGowian Navy is fiercely loyal to the crown and have 35 confirmed vessels as well as 42 reserve vessels. The navy’s shining glory, is it’s 2 aircraft carriers, The PNS Llangafni and the PNS Tylluan. The Navy has 41,000 active sailors and 15,000 reserve personnel. The PyeMcGowian Navy is the dominant force in the Auraid Bay and conducts joint training missions with Alenveil. The Force is headed by Fleet Admiral Lord John Wessex of Llanwess.

Economy

United Corporation

Media

Culture

Architecture

Cuisine

Customs

Education

Infrastructure

Health