|“|| Liberty is the power that we have over ourselves.|
- Hugo Grotius
Republic is the first of the three consensus governments in Thrones and Patriots, preceding Democracy. It becomes available in the Classical Age, right after completing the Senate, and grants the following benefits:
Republic provides a solid foundation for a nation planning on building up a strong economy early in the game. Nations planning to wage early wars should consider picking Republic's counterpart, Despotism.