Magisteria, officially known as the United Magisterian States is a transcontinental country located in North America bordered by the United States. It also has maritime borders with Canada, Minecraftia, and the El Kadsreian Islands (with Utikalor). It is a federal republic, consisting 36 federal entities (32 states, one federal district and 3 federal dependencies). With a population of 347 million people, it is one of the most populous countries in the world.
Magisteria is a member of the United Nations and ranks among one of the highest in international measurements of government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many other countries. Magisteria's long and complex relationship with the United States and Canada.
A highly developed country, Magisteria has a large economy dominated by the petroleum sector. It is a high income country, with a gross national income per capita between US$12,536 or more. Magisteria is a founding member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Organization of American States (OAS), the International Monetary Fund, NATO, and the Commonwealth of Nations and is a member of G20, G-15, and the East Asia Summit since the 6th summit. It is also a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Magisteria ranks high in international measures of economic freedom, quality of life, and quality of higher education. Despite considerable income and wealth disparities in comparison to other rich countries, it ranks high in measures of socioeconomic performance and receives relatively high ratings for human rights. Magisteria has one of the strongest militaries in the world, and has one of the highest military spendings in the world.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Geography
- 4 Economy
- 5 People/Trends
- 6 Government and politics
- 7 Media
- 8 Demographics
- 9 Point of interest
The name "Magisteria" comes from the first ever king of the predecessor state of the country, Magistion Terianomali.
Prehistory: 100 million years ago-1367
About 75 years after the Pangea broke apart, a asteroid the size of a football field struck on the North Pacific Ocean making a 10 m (328 ft) tsunami to Alaska, Minecraftia, and West Canada and forming a new land soon to be known as "Magisteria". Magisteria was discovered by an ancient tribes in 45th century BC.
The North Pacificia Monarchy: 1367-1601
Between 1366 and 1367, The country was a monarchy which lasted for 234 years until North Pacificia was ruled by the Great Britain on December 12, 1601.
Ruled by the Great Britain and France: 1601-1784
After 234 years of the North Pacificia Monarchy, the United Kingdom ruled North Pacificia starting with a war on November 30, 1601 resulting Britain winning while North Pacificia lost. In 1735, A treaty was signed in Paris, ending the british rule of Magisteria after Britain sold Magisteria to France making Magisteria a french colony.
Independence and name change: since 1784
on June 5, 1784, The country declared independence after the Magisterian Revolution against the French. It changed its name to Magisteria, and has been independent for 235 years. Magisterians recognize North Pacificia as the predecessor country of Magisteria. The country was renamed to Magisteria after the first North Pacificia king, King Magistion Terianomali. The capital city of the country was named after Queen Annesia Terianomali.
Contemporary era: since 1850
The United States and Magisteria has a very strong partnership since 1849. The partnership does not extend to governmental policy alignment but enjoys the support and approval of the citizens of both the countries as well.
Magisteria was a federal semi-presidential representative democratic republic since it's independence until 1920. It was the only semi-presidential republic in North America until the new 1920 Federal Constitution was written, Magisteria became a presidential republic with the President both the head of state and head of government.
Magisteria is located in North America, bordering the United States and has a total area of 2,784,005 km2 (1,074,910 sq mi), making it one of the world's largest countries. It is comparable to the size of Argentina. The eastern part of Magisteria is substantially prone to earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes because of it's location along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
The climate of Magisteria is predominantly temperate but varies greatly from north to south. It is very close to Canada. The average winter temperature in Magisteria is 5.5°C (41.9 °F) and the average summer temperature is 25.9°C (78.62 °F). The highest temperature ever measured in Magisteria, 42.3°C (108.14°F), was recorded on August 3, 2005 and the lowest temperature ever measured in Magisteria, -28°C (-18.4°F), was recorded on December 30, 2013.
Magisteria has a market-based mixed economy dominated by the petroleum sector, which accounts for roughly a third of GDP, around 80% of exports, and more than half of government revenues.
The Central Bank of the United Magisterian States is responsible for developing monetary policy for the Magisterian dollar which is used as currency. The president of the Central Bank of the United Magisterian States serves as the country's representative in the International Monetary Fund.
The country's main petroleum deposits are located around and beneath Magistion Lake and in the Terianomali Lake (both in the Little Italy state) , where the country's largest reserve is located. Besides the largest conventional oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas reserves in the Western Hemisphere, Magisteria has non-conventional oil deposits (extra-heavy crude oil, bitumen and tar sands) approximately equal to the world's reserves of conventional oil.
Magisteria is also one of the world's largest suppliers of agricultural products, particularly of wheat and other grains. Magisteria is a major exporter of agricultural products, to the United States and Asia. As with all other developed nations the proportion of the population and GDP devoted to agriculture fell dramatically over the 20th century. The agriculture and agri-food manufacturing sector created $49.0 billion to Magisteria's GDP in 2015, accounting for 2.6% of total GDP.
- Magisteria's currency is dollar
- Magisteria's current population is about 347.8 million people.
- The marriage age is 21-25 in Magisteria.
- The average age is 50 in Magisteria.
- Magisteria's dialing code is +1
Government and politics
Magisteria has a democratic government in the form of a constitutional republic with a presidential system governed as a federal state. The President functions as both head of state and head of government and is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces. The president is elected by the Two-round Electoral College. The president serves a five-year term, with the possibility of a second successive term. The current and acting president is Felicien Janvier after Tyrell's resignation due to Tyrell's recent controversy.
The federal government is composed of three branches:
- Legislative: The bicameral National Congress, made up of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. The Congress makes federal law, declares war, approves treaties and has the power of the purse and of impeachment, by which it can remove sitting members of the government. The Chamber of Deputies represents the people and has 500 voting members elected to a four-year term. Seats are apportioned among the states by population every tenth year. Seats are apportioned among the states by population every tenth year.
- Executive: The President is the commander-in-chief of the military, can veto legislative bills before they become law—subject to Congressional override—and appoints the members of the Cabinet and other officers, who administer and enforce federal laws and policies.
- Judicial: The Supreme Federal Court and lower federal courts, whose judges are appointed by the president with Senate approval, interpret laws and overturn those they find unconstitutional.
The Chamber of Deputies has 500 voting members, each representing a congressional district for a two-year term. Chamber seats are apportioned among the states by population. Each state then draws single-member districts to conform with the census apportionment. The Federal Senate has 150 members with each state having two senators, elected at-large to six-year terms; one-third of Senate seats are up for election every two years.
Parties and elections
Magisteria has operated under a two-party system for most of its history with the Magisterian Democratic Party, and the National Republican Coalition being the major political parties. For elective offices at most levels, state-administered primary elections choose the major party nominees for subsequent general elections. The president and vice president are elected by the Two-round Electoral College. Snap elections are held when the constitutionally elected President resigns or died. Snap elections are held to confirm the legitimacy of the term of the Acting President.
Magisteria is a federation composed of 36 federal entities (32 states, 1 federal district, and 3 federal dependencies). Each state holds jurisdiction over a defined geographic territory, where it shares sovereignty with the federal government. They are subdivided into counties or county equivalents and further divided into municipalities. The Federal Capital Territory is a federal district that contains the capital of Magisteria, Annesia City.
Foreign policy is handled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, which answers to the President. According to the Constitution, the President has ultimate authority over foreign policy, while the National Congress is tasked with reviewing and considering all diplomatic nominations and international treaties, as well as legislation relating to Magisterian foreign policy. Magisteria has very strong relationships with the United States, Canada, the Philippines, El Kadsre, North El Kadsre, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, and Bolivia.
The President holds the title of commander-in-chief of the Magisterian Armed Forces, as part of a legal framework that imposes a strict separation between national defense and internal security systems:
The National Defense System, an exclusive responsibility of the federal government, coordinated by the Ministry of Defense, and comprising the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. Ruled and monitored by Congress through the Houses' Defense Committees, it is organized on the essential principle of legitimate self-defense: the repelling of any external military aggression in order to guarantee freedom of the people, national sovereignty, and territorial integrity.
Law enforcement and crime
In Magisteria, the Constitution establishes five different police agencies for law enforcement: Federal Police Department, Federal Highway Police, Federal Railroad Police, Military Police and Civil Police. Of these, the first three are affiliated with federal authorities and the last two are subordinate to state governments. All police forces are the responsibility of the executive branch of any of the federal or state powers.
Ninety-nine percent of Magisterian households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. The five major broadcasters in Magisteria are the MBC Network (MBC), 9 (TNN9), the Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC), the Continental Broadcasting System (CBS), and MTV Television Network (MTV).
Magisterian radio broadcasts in two bands: FM and AM. Some stations are only talk radio – featuring interviews and discussions – while music radio stations broadcast one particular type of music: Top 40, hip-hop, alternative rock, etc. Radio broadcast companies have become increasingly consolidated in recent years. Magisterian Public Radio is the nation's primary public radio network, but most radio stations are commercial and profit-oriented.
In the 20th century, the motion picture industry rose to become one of the most successful and powerful industries in Magisteria, along with other intellectual property industries, its relative importance to the Magisterian economy has strengthened as the importance of manufacturing and agriculture have decreased (due to globalization).
Thanks to the huge size of the English-speaking North American media market, Magisteria has a large magazine industry with hundreds of magazines serving almost every interest, as can be determined by glancing at any newsstand in any large Magisterian city. Most magazines are owned by one of the large media conglomerates or by one of their smaller regional brethren.
The Magisterian population is estimated to be 350,830,520 as of December 30, 2020. In 2018, there were almost 90 million immigrants and Magisteria-born children of immigrants in Magisteria, accounting for 28% of the overall Magisteria population. Magisteria has a very diverse population; 37 ancestry groups have more than one million members.
English and French are the de facto national languages of Magisteria. Although there is no official language at the federal level, some laws—such as Magisterian naturalization requirements—standardize English, and most states have declared English as the official language.
Magisterian public education is operated by state and local governments and regulated by the Magisterian Department of Education through restrictions on federal grants. In most states, children are required to attend school from the age of five or six (generally, kindergarten or first grade) until they turn 18 (generally bringing them through twelfth grade, the end of high school); some states allow students to leave school at 16 or 17.
About 12% of children are enrolled in parochial or nonsectarian private schools. Just over 2% of children are homeschooled.
Magisteria had a life expectancy of 85.03 years at birth in 2017 which was the third year of declines in life expectancy following decades of continuous increase. The country has one of the lowest suicide rates among wealthy countries.
Magisteria is a secular state which protects freedom of religion. Christianity is the dominant faith, shared by over 68.4% of the population. Census data from 2015 found that about 58.4% of the population professed Catholicism. Protestants were 10% of the population in 2010. Although, Christianity is the dominant faith. 22% of the Magisterian population are non religious.
Point of interest
- Libertonia Ice River - The Libertonia Ice River is a frozen river which never melts every season of Magisteria
- Annesia Presidential Museum - The Annesia Presidential Museum is a museum with small monuments and presidential limos of former presidents.
- Annesia Grand Monument - The Annesia Grand Monument is a complex of monuments containing 100 figures. The central part of the monument consist of a three 20-meter-tall (66 ft) silver statues of former presidents William Pearce, Crofton Maddison and Marion Van Buren.
- The Magisterian Presidential Cemetery - The Magisterian Presidential Cemetery is a private cemetery where the Dead Former Presidents are buried.