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Kingdom Of Brasil
Reino do Brasil
Timeline: Principia Moderni II (Map Game)
Flag Brasil PMII COA Regent Prince of Brazil
Flag Coat of Arms
Brasil PMII
in green, Brasil.in light green, areas claimed by Brasil.
Capital
(and largest city)
Salvador
Language Portuguese
Religion Roman Catholicism
Government Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
King Garcia IV de Lara
Prime-Minister Luís Viana
Population 15,000,000 
Established 1497, as a colony
1828, responsible government
1850, establishment of the kingdom
Currency Real

Brasil is an Portuguese associated kingdom located in Southern Antília (OTL South America).It borders Nouvelle France at north, Uttarshina and the Aymará Equalist Republic at west, and Argentina at southwest.

History

At the time of European discovery, the territory of current day Brasil had as many as 2,000 tribes. The indigenous peoples were traditionally mostly semi-nomadic tribes who subsisted on hunting, fishing, gathering, and migrant agriculture. When the Portuguese arrived in 1497, the Natives were living mainly on the coast and along the banks of major rivers. Initially, the Europeans saw the natives as noble savages, and miscegenation of the population began right away.

Tribal warfare, cannibalism and the pursuit of the pau-brasil for its treasured red dye convinced the Portuguese that they should civilize the Natives. But the Portuguese had unknowingly brought diseases with them, against which many Natives were helpless due to lack of immunity. Measles, smallpox, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and influenza killed tens of thousands. The diseases spread quickly along the indigenous trade routes, and whole tribes were likely annihilated without ever coming in direct contact with Europeans.

In November 1497, Brasil was discovered by Portugal on the arrival of the Portuguese fleet commanded by Duarte Pacheco Pereira on what today is the coast of Tremembé.The Portuguese encountered stone-using natives divided into several tribes, many of whom shared the same language family, and fought among themselves.

Despite the attempts at trade with India, Portugal only managed to get a foothold there in the early 17th century, and trade even ceased entirely when Bengal and the Caliphate started to be dominant on India, around 1560, thus making Portugal concentrate more on Brasil.Most of the early colonisation attempts were financed by the crown.In the 1530's seeking to cut costs, the capitaincy system that worked on Açores and Madeira was implemented on Brasil, with the capitaincies being donated to Portuguese noblemen, who were in turn responsible for the occupation of the land and answered to the monarch.However, the capitães-mores appointed by the colonists were not removed, which proved useful when not many of the capitães-donatários actually came to Brasil, particularly on north.

Starting in the mid-16th century, sugarcane culture, grown in plantation's property called engenhos ("factories") along the northeast coast became the base of Brazilian economy, with the use of black slaves on large plantations to make sugar production for export to Europe. At first, settlers tried to enslave the Natives as labor to work the fields. (The exploration of Brazil's interior was largely due to para-military adventurers, the bandeirantes, who entered the jungle in search of gold and Native slaves.) However the Natives were found to be unsuitable as slaves, and so the Portuguese land owners turned to Africa, whence they imported millions of slaves.

Following the discovery of gold in Minas Gerais in the late 17th century, large-scale immigration to Brasil from the Iberian kingdoms began.In the 19th century, The desire for responsible government resulted in the abortive Rebellions of 1822. The Lusignan Report subsequently recommended responsible government, which was only granted in 1828.Following several constitutional conferences, the 1850 Constitution Act officially proclaimed Brasilian Confederation on December 1, 1850, initially with six provinces – Pernambuco, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and São Vicente.Later, in 1853, Brasil assumed control of the recently-formed colony of Maranhão, made up of the northern capitanias, and in 1854, the colony of Uruguai also was transferred to Brasil.

Provinces

Alagoas

  • Flag:Bandeira Província de Alagoas PMII
  • Capital:Alagoas

Bahia

  • Flag:Bandeira Província da Bahia PMII
  • Capital: Salvador

Ceará

  • Flag:Bandeira da Província do Ceará PMII
  • Capital: Fortaleza

Entre Rios

  • Flag:Bandeira Provincia de Entre Rios PMII
  • Capital: Paraná

Espírito Santo

  • Flag:Bandeira Província do Espírito Santo PMII
  • Capital: Vitória

Goiás

  • Flag:Br-go PMII
  • Capital: Goiás

Itatim

  • Flag:Flag of Asunción
  • Capital: Corumbá

Maranhão

  • Flag:Bandeira da Província do Maranhão PMII
  • Capital: São José do Rio Negro

Minas Gerais

  • Flag:Bandeira de Minas Gerais
  • Capital: Vila Rica

Pará

  • Flag:Bandeira Província do Pará PMII
  • Capital: Belém

Paraguai

  • Flag:Bandeira Provincia do Paraguai PMII
  • Capital: Assunção

Paraíba

  • Flag:Bandeira Província da Paraíba PMII
  • Capital: Nossa Senhora das Neves

Paraná

  • Flag:Bandeira do Paraná
  • Capital: Coritiba

Pernambuco

  • Flag:Bandeira de Pernambuco
  • Capital: Olinda

Piauí

  • Flag:Bandeira Província do Piauí PMII
  • Capital:Parnaíba

Rio de Janeiro

  • Flag:Bandeira da Província do Rio de Janeiro PMII
  • Capital:Rio de Janeiro

Rio Grande do Norte

  • Flag:Bandeira Província do Rio Grande do Norte PMII
  • Capital: Natal

Rio Grande do Sul

  • Flag:Bandeira Província de São Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul PMII
  • Capital: Rio Grande

Santa Catarina

  • Flag:Bandeira Santa Catarina (1895)
  • Capital: Nossa Senhora do Desterro

São Vicente

  • Flag:Bandeira Província de São Paulo PMII
  • Capital: São Vicente

Sergipe

  • Flag:Bandeira Província do Sergipe PMII
  • Capital: São Cristóvão

Tremembé

  • Flag:Bandeira Província de Tremembé PMII
  • Capital: Nazaré

Uruguai

  • Flag:Flag of Uruguay PMII
  • Capital: Sacramento

Prime-Ministers

  • Joaquim Góes (1850-1856) [Conservative]
  • João Lins Vieira (1856-1861) [Liberal]
  • Joaquim Góes (1861-1874) [Conservative]
  • Manuel Alves Branco (1874-1875) [Conservative]
  • José Carlos Pereira (1875-1877) [Conservative]
  • Francisco de Paula Leite (1877-1879) [Conservative]
  • José Antônio Saraiva (1879) [Conservative]
  • Rui Barbosa de Oliveira (1879-1894) [Liberal]
  • José de Morais (1894-1903) [Conservative]
  • Lauro Sodré (1903-1904) [Conservative]
  • Manuel Paes de Andrade (1904-1909) [Liberal]
  • Lauro Sodré (1909) [Conservative]
  • Manuel Paes de Andrade (1909-1910) [Liberal]
  • Luís Viana (1910-1913) [Liberal]
  • José Gomes Pinheiro Machado (1913-1918) [Conservative]
  • Luís Viana (1918-1924) [Liberal]
  • José Joaquim Seabra (1924-1925) [Liberal]
  • Nilo Peçanha (1925-1931) [Liberal]
  • João Pessoa (1931-1940) [Liberal]

Viceroys

  • João Rodrigues de Faria (1531-1536)
  • Duarte da Costa (1536-1541)
  • Tomé de Sousa (1541-1553)
  • Mem de Sá (1553-1572)
  • Luís de Brito (1572-1578)
  • Lourenço da Veiga (1578-1581)
  • Manuel Teles Barreto (1582-1587)
  • Cristóvão de Barros (1587-1592)
  • Francisco de Sousa (1592-1597)
  • Diogo Botelho (1597-1607)
  • Diogo de Meneses (1608-1612)
  • Gaspar de Sousa (1613-1617)
  • Luís de Sousa (1617-1621)
  • Diego Hurtado de Mendonza (1621-1624)
  • Gómez Suárez de Figueroa (1624-1632)
  • Diogo Luís de Oliveira (1632-1635)
  • Pedro da Silva (1635-1639)
  • Fernando de Mascarenhas (1639-1640)
  • Vasco de Mascarenhas (1640)
  • Jorge de Mascarenhas (1640-1641)
  • Lourenço de Brito (1641-1642)
  • Antônio Teles da Silva (1642-1647)
  • Pedro Téllez de Meneses (1647-1657)
  • Nuno de Barcelos (1601-1663)
  • Álvaro de Luna (1663-1667)
  • Nuno Freire de Andrade (1667-1671)
  • Afonso Furtado (1671-1675)
  • Alfredo de Azevedo (1675-1678)
  • Roque da Costa (1678-1682)
  • Antônio de Sousa (1682-1684)
  • Antõnio Luís de Sousa (1684-1687)
  • Matias da Cunha (1687-1689)
  • Antônio Gonçalves da Câmara Coutinho (1689-1692)
  • Tristão da Cunha (1692-1702)
  • Afonso Lopes de Faro (1702-1705)
  • Sancho de Haro (1705-1711)
  • Caetano Nunes Cabral (1705-1720)
  • Vasco Fernandes de Meneses (1720-1725)
  • Caetano Nunes Cabral (1725-1735)
  • André de Melo (1735-1739)
  • Rodrigo de Vilhandrado (1739-1750)
  • Caetano Nunes Cabral (1750-1754)
  • Rodrigo de Vilhandrado (1754-1755)
  • Vasco da Gama (1755-1763)
  • Antônio Álvares da Cunha (1763-1767)
  • Antônio Rolim de Moura (1767-1769)
  • Luís de Almeida (1769-1778)
  • Agustín de Iturbide (1778-1790)
  • Duarte Gouveia (1790-1801)
  • Sancho de Castilla (1801-1805)
  • Félix de Caleruega (1805-1816)
  • Marcos de Noronha (1816-1823)
  • Henrique de Lusignan (1823-1826)
  • Roger Trencavel (1826-1831)
  • Henrique de Lusignan (1831-1833)
  • Dalmau de Rocabertí (1833-1834)
  • Pedro Pérez de Guzmán (1834-1843)
  • Nuno de Lara (1843-1851)
  • Sancho de Azevedo (1851-1857)
  • Luís de Távora (1857-1869)
  • Fernando Henriques de Alcáçovas (1869-1875)
  • Garcia Lasso de La Vega (1875-1879)
  • Afonso de Alburquerque (1879-1885)
  • Fruela de Trava (1885-1890)
  • Fernando de Andrade (1890-1895)
  • Nuno Soares de Albergária (1895-1900)
  • Rodrigo Álvares de Astúrias (1900-1904)
  • Garcia d'Ávila (1904-1909)
  • Pedro Álvares Osório (1909-1914)
  • Gonçalo Fernandes de Córdoba (1914-1918)
  • Iñigo Vélez de Guevara (1918-1923)
  • Manuel Ferraz de Campos (1923-1929)
  • Simão de Bolívar (1929-1935)
  • Francisco Rodrigues Alves (1935-1942)

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