United Earth

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Facts

  • Full name: United Earth
  • Center of government: Administration Tower, ShiKahr, Vulcan
  • Established 2130
    • First formed under the Traité d'Unification (Novel: Articles of the Federation)
    • Full unification of Earth occurred July 14, 2150, with the last holdout nations signing the Traité d'Unification (S31 Novel: Control)
  • Core territory consists of the Sol system, excepting Mars
  • Initially a reluctant client state of the Confederacy of Vulcan in interstellar affairs
  • Founding member of the Federation
    • Officially considered the first member via signing order
      • Councillor Haroun al-Rashid (2161 - 2164) (ENT Novel: A Choice of Futures; ENT Novel: Tower of Babel)
      • Councillor Percival Kimbridge (2164 - ) (ENT Novel: Tower of Babel)
      • Councillor Jonathan Archer (2175 - 2184) (ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly")
      • Councillor Matthew Mazibuko ( - 2376 - 2380 - ) (DS9 Novel: Trill: Unjoined; Novel: Articles of the Federation)

Political Structure

  • Federated parliamentary government
    • Individual member states still function as semi-independent bodies
    • Executive duties governed by the Prime Minister
    • Two military bodies prior to Federation membership
    • United Earth Space Probe Agency served as civilian space exploration body
      • Existed as an international cooperative prior to incorporation of United Earth, taken under United Earth jurisdiction upon incorporation
      • Often participated closely with Earth Starfleet on equal footing
    • Earth Cargo Service serves as United Earth merchant marine