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United States of America
Map by Pouakai
Map by Pouakai
Leader
Ronald Reagan
Capital
Washington
Religion
Christianity
Culture
req. mod
Western


Civilopedia

The United States of America led by Ronald Reagan is a custom civilization mod by Uighur_Caesar, with contributions from JFD, DarthKyofu, DMS, Pouakai, Urdnot, and Vox Populi.

This mod requires Brave New World.

Overview[]

United States of America[]

The United States of America is a world "super-power" (which more or less means that it possesses weapons capable of destroying everything on the planet). A relatively young civilization, the United States formed in the 18th century, nearly self-destructed in the 19th century, and became the most powerful and dominant military, technological, cultural and economical civilization in the 20th. One can hardly guess what will happen to it in the 21st.

Ronald Reagan[]

Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician and film actor who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975.

Reagan was raised in a poor family in northern Illinois. He graduated from Eureka College in 1932 and worked as a sports announcer on several regional radio stations. After moving to California in 1937, he found work as an actor and starred in a few major productions. Reagan was twice elected President of the Screen Actors Guild—the labor union for actors—where he worked to root out Communist influence. In the 1950s, he moved into television and was a motivational speaker at General Electric factories. Reagan had been a Democrat until 1962, when he became a conservative and switched to the Republican Party. In 1964, Reagan's speech, "A Time for Choosing", supported Barry Goldwater's foundering presidential campaign and earned him national attention as a new conservative spokesman. Building a network of supporters, he was elected governor of California in 1966. As governor, Reagan raised taxes, turned a state budget deficit to a surplus, challenged the protesters at the University of California, ordered in National Guard troops during a period of protest movements in 1969, and was re-elected in 1970. He twice ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination, in 1968 and 1976.

Four years later in 1980, he won the nomination and then defeated incumbent president Jimmy Carter. At 69 years, 349 days of age at the time of his first inauguration, Reagan was the oldest person to have been elected to a first-term, until Donald Trump (aged 70 years, 220 days) in 2017. Reagan is still, however, the oldest president elected, at 73 years, 349 days of age at his second inauguration. Reagan faced former vice president Walter Mondale when he ran for re-election in 1984, and defeated him, winning the most electoral votes of any U.S. president, 525, or 97.6% of the 538 votes in the Electoral College. This was the second-most lopsided presidential election in modern U.S. history after Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1936 victory over Alfred M. Landon, in which he won 98.5% or 523 of the (then-total) 531 electoral votes.

Soon after taking office, Reagan began implementing sweeping new political and economic initiatives. His supply-side economic policies, dubbed "Reaganomics", advocated tax rate reduction to spur economic growth, economic deregulation, and reduction in government spending. In his first term he survived an assassination attempt, spurred the War on Drugs, and fought public sector labor. Over his two terms, the economy saw a reduction of inflation from 12.5% to 4.4%, and an average annual growth of real GDP of 3.4%. Reagan enacted cuts in domestic discretionary spending, cut taxes, and increased military spending which contributed to increased federal outlays overall, even after adjustment for inflation. Foreign affairs dominated his second term, including ending the Cold War, the bombing of Libya, the Iran–Iraq War, and the Iran–Contra affair. In June 1987, four years after he publicly described the Soviet Union as an "evil empire", Reagan challenged Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall!", during a speech at the Brandenburg Gate. He transitioned Cold War policy from détente to rollback by escalating an arms race with the USSR while engaging in talks with Gorbachev. The talks culminated in the INF Treaty, which shrank both countries' nuclear arsenals. Reagan began his presidency during the decline of the Soviet Union, and the Berlin Wall fell just ten months after the end of his term. Germany reunified the following year, and on December 26, 1991 (nearly three years after he left office), the Soviet Union collapsed.

When Reagan left office in 1989, he held an approval rating of 68%, matching those of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and later Bill Clinton, as the highest ratings for departing presidents in the modern era. He was the first president since Dwight D. Eisenhower to serve two full terms, after a succession of five prior presidents did not. Although he had planned an active post-presidency, Reagan disclosed in November 1994 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease earlier that year. Afterward, his informal public appearances became more infrequent as the disease progressed. He died at home on June 5, 2004. His tenure constituted a realignment toward conservative policies in the United States, and he is an icon among conservatives. Evaluations of his presidency among historians and the general public place him among the upper tier of American presidents.

Dawn of Man[]

God bless America and its leader, President Ronald Reagan. Your path to the presidency was very unorthodox, having originally been an actor and a long-time Democrat, before shifting towards the Republican Party and conservatism in the 1960's. After a successful period as governor of California, you captivated the American people with your inspiring eloquence and sharp wit, becoming President in 1981 and then being re-elected in one of America's greatest electoral landslide. This popularity stemmed from a recovering economy after the bleak end of the 70's and a hard-line stance against communism. The Republican Party and American conservatism was transformed under your leadership, embracing policies and positions such as lowering taxes and staunchly supporting religion. For these transformative actions, you will always remain an icon of the right wing.

ReaganDMS

Leaderscreen by DMS

Mr. President, darkness has once again fallen over America, and its people need someone to guide them into the morning once again. Can you grow the economy through capitalism? Can you tear down the walls around oppressive enemy nations? Can you build a civilization that will stand the test of time?

Introduction: "Welcome friend. I am Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, a shining land of freedom and liberty. I hope you share our sentiments."

Defeat: "Well it seems now begins the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I hope there is a dawn for America in the future."

Unique Attributes[]

United States of America (Ronald Reagan)
ReaganAtlas256

Art by TPangolin

Morning in America

All Specialists produce Greatperson Great People points towards the most common Specialist type in that City. May purchase up to 4 Specialists with Gold Gold per City.

SEAL

Art by VP

Navy SEAL (Paratrooper)
  • Starts with 25% more XP
  • Starts with the Amphibious promotion
  • +20% Strength Combat Strength when starting in the territory of a Civ not following your CultureIcon Ideology
FilmStudio

Art by Urdnot

Film Studio (Broadcast Tower)
  • Contains a Greatwork Great Work of Writing slot instead of a Greatwork Great Work of Music slot.
  • When this slot is filled, receive +3 Gold for every Civ following your CultureIcon Ideology and +2 CultureIcon Culture for every Civ that does not.
City List
  1. Washington
  2. New York
  3. Chicago
  4. Los Angeles
  5. Philadelphia
  6. Houston
  7. Detroit
  8. Dallas
  9. San Diego
  10. Phoenix
  11. Baltimore
  12. San Antonio
  13. Indianapolis
  14. Memphis
  15. Milwaukee
  16. San Jose
  17. Cleveland
  18. Columbus
  19. Boston
  20. New Orleans
  21. Jacksonville
  22. Seattle
  23. Denver
  24. Nashville
  25. St. Louis
  26. Kansas City
  27. El Paso
  28. Atlanta
  29. Pittsburgh
  30. Oklahoma City
  31. Cincinatti
  32. Fort Worth
  33. Minneapolis
  34. Portland
  35. Honolulu
  36. Long Beach
  37. Tulsa
  38. Buffalo
  39. Toledo
  40. Miami
  41. Austin
  42. Oakland
Spy List
  • Cousin
  • Felix
  • Dennis
  • Edward
  • Prof. Rex
  • Eliza
  • Mary
  • Virginia
  • Scarlett
  • Barbara

Strategy[]

ReaganIcon

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Yes
No
Community Balance Patch
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Ethnic Units
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Map Labels
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unique Cultural Influence
No
Wish for the World
No
YnAEMP
Yes

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop Downloader
Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 2
Last Updated: 5 July 2019

 

 
  • DMS, Pouakai, VP, DarthKyofu, Urdnot : Art
  • JFD, Uighur_Caesar: Code
  • Uighur_Caesar: All else
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