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HISTORY

THE FIRST INHABITTANTS 

The very first people to reach nowadays Porto Capital were the Extremans. On their small boats, leaded by their chief Ashneveri, they sailed from the Fiarrian coast and founded the city of Extrema, on the year 2900 BP. They began an era of territorial expansion which lasted for five hundred years, when they have conquered and founded cities all over the Eastern and Extremo Plains, as well as on the Ricas Mountains. After those five hundred years, their chieftess Tuizsha proclaimed herself Queen of the Extreman Nation.

Arround 2800 BP, just a few decades after the Extremans, another people reached our territory. The Mezapatani, a people of Tawhitoan origin, coming from nowadays Zanga and northern Afrazure, who settled on the Bajapeian Jungle. They founded the capital city of Mezpatdor, and several small villages arround it. It did not last much until both the Extreman and the Mezapatani contacted each other and started trading.

THE LONGERATHIANS 

On arround 50 BP, the Extreman Nation had it's territory on the Eastern and Extremo Plains and on the Ricas Mountais. They were an advanced, peaceful civilization. Until their first contact with Cruisan Missionaires from the continent of Longerath, mostly from nowadays Lendosa and Neoliliana. The Extreman language was highly influenced by the foreigners, who founded cities on the Extreman border.

Unfortunately, a few decades after that, the Plague emerged on the Old Continent, Longerath and Smalik. Almost a million imigrants from these continents settled on the Extreman land to escape from that terrible disease. So, began the cultural mix between the Extremans and the new settlers. That was how the Extreman Nation had it's assimilation by the colonizers. The colonizers made many incursions on the territory, finally making contact with the Mezapatani. Soon, what happened to the Extreman, also happened to the Mezapatani.

THE MAURETANIANS 

The Mauretanian people have their origins on the Morit clan, which lived in Cruisana from 4800 BP to 1000 BP, when they emigrated to the Cruisanan colony of Phenia (nowadays Feniz) with the Fenis clan. Once in Phenia, they were introduced to the Mounism, and converted to it in arround 900 BP. Once the Plague erupted, the Morit joined the Fenis, who were centered on a small island off the coast of Feniz, where the Plague hit with less force.

On arround 40 AP, the Mauretanians, in search for their own nation, left Feniz and sailed on hundreds of ships to Northern Melania. Leaded by their Califf Osmanli, one hundred thousand Mauretanians arrived in nowadays Porto Capital in five years. Once they landed, they founded the city of Mars al'Kebir (nowadays Porto Divino) and later, Ouahran (Oran). When they arrived, they began a time of conquest. Unfurtunately, the locals (called "Berbers" by the Mauretanians) did not have any kind of organized army, so, the Mounists conquered all the Portocapitalian territory. As the new Mauretanian Empire was being formed, it became a land of religious freedom where all the religions could coexist peacefully. In the next century, the Mauretanian army conquered all the Northern Melanian continent, it's powerful navy preventing foreign invasion.

In the next centuries, the Mauretanian Empire made itself as a strong and stable nation, establishing the Kingdom of Africablue (nowadays the Altlandic Protectorate of Afrazure) as it's satellite state, and small colonies on nowadays Caledon. That was, until the year 298. The people was unsatisfied with the government. Major riots erupted on most cities in the country. Disturbed by such internal disatisfaction, the Emperor of Mauretania decided to appeal the Republic of Ordland to intervene, and establish Mauretania as an Ordlandic Protectorate. Rebels, leaded by Robbie Ellies, however, managed to get many important military victories, and a referendum was called to adequatelly divide the nation. The major provinces, tied to the elites, such as Maure, Joos and Nova Luxa, voted for the integration in the Ordlandic Protectorate. However, the other parts of the former Empire gave origin to two new independent nations: The United State of San Patricio and the Federal Republic of Brolecia.

BROLECIA AND EXTREMO

Following the referendum in former Mauretania, the Federal Republic of Brolecia was granted independece by the United Nations of Vexillium. Former rebel leader Robbie Ellies was elected president of this new republic. The People's Republic of Extremo was formed from the northernmost part of Brolecia, as a state to the Extreman people. It was a democratic nation, associated with Brolecia. A short era of great prosperity began for these two nations.

However, three years after that, the Brolecian territory would again fall in anarchy. After a severe economical crisis, civil unrests erupted, and the government fell, with no means to curb them. Extremo tried to keep it's own way, but it's government also felt to the same crisis.

THE PEACEFUL REVOLUTION 

With the national governments of Extremo and Brolecia to their ruins, crime, famine, poverty rates increased very highly. People unrest was obvious. However, if the national governments had felt, the cities' have not. It was the cities' governments what prevented the territory to fall into complete anarchy.

Anyway, the situation was a major problem, and needed to be reversed. In September 301, in the city of Oran, a group know as "The Peaceful Revolutionaries" appeared. In their Manifesto, they claimed that, if order was to be restored, the Brolecian states of Guetaso and Bajapez would have to unite to the former Republic of Extremo and form a new, socialist-democratic nation.

The city of Oran was the first to pledge allegiance with the Revolutionaries, in the 6th of Setember 301, when it's mayor declared so. Soon after that, many other cities joined the Revolutionaries, some by a mayor's decree, most by referendums being called to confirm the people's will. By the end of November, nearly 75% of the territory was controled by them. Finally, on the 28th of December, after the referendum on the city of Vermelha, the People's Republic of Porto Capital was proclaimed.

PORTO CAPITAL

After the Revolutionaries' victory, one of the Revolution's leaders, mr. Carlos de Melo, was granted the Presidency of the new nation. After statements sent to all the nations of the world, most of them agreeded on recognizing the new government.

However, the Kingdom of Ordland proposed a nationwide referendum on the establishment of the nation. It was agreeded, and the territory was provisionaly divided in several districts. On the 5th of January 302, the people chosed if their districts were to remain on the People's Republic of Porto Capital, or join the Empire of Mauretania as an Ordlandic protectorate. The majority of the districts remained as Portocapitalian territory, while the district of Costa da Prata chosed for integration into the Ordlandic protectorate, which happened on the 9th of January.

On the 1st of February, nationwide elections took place. The people voted for President, Senators, State Governors, and City Mayors. Mr. Carlos de Melo was voted to stay on the Presidency.

On the 24th of Frebruary, a new nation was born from what was left of Brolecia: the Stervian Confederation. Porto Capital welcomed the new country, although there were not any diplomatic talks between both nations.

Later, on the 14th of March, after a plea for help from the Cruisan Principality of Cimera, due to the uprising of a rebel army on the country's southern region of Ulnofshire, Porto Capital agreeded on sending four-hundred men and women from the Airborne and Peacekeeping divisions to the region. The Peacekeeping forces were sent to refugee camps in Albanshire, while the Airbornes were guided to the Albanshire-Ulnofshire border. This military maneuver, which get known as "Operation Red Cancelation", counted with the help of several countries, was commanded by the Listonian Free State. On the 4th of April, the Portocapitalian forces were called back home, as the conflict came to an end.

And history keeps being written...