|Leader||President Benjamin Guerard|
|Currency||Republic of South Carolina Pound|
|Animal||Loggerhead Sea Turtle|
The Commonwealth of Republic of South Carolina is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by President Benjamin Guerard with an even hand, and remarkable for its public floggings, keen interest in outer space, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 10.446 billion Carolinians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The enormous government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Healthcare, and Education also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Administration receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Charleston. The average income tax rate is 63.1%.
The strong Republic of South Carolinan economy, worth 538 trillion Republic of South Carolina Pounds a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Retail, and Information Technology. Average income is 51,556 Republic of South Carolina Pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.7 times as much as the poorest.
The government is spending billions of Republic of South Carolina Pounds on a fancy space probe to find a planet that may not even exist, carrots are orange, apples are red and food waste is increasing, eerie glow-in-the-dark cornfields give farmlands an uncanny appearance, and all gamers have been drafted into the military despite their lack of upper body strength. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Republic of South Carolina's national animal is the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Republic of South Carolina was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
- : Republic of South Carolina's influence in Lazarus rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
- : Republic of South Carolina was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans.
- : Republic of South Carolina's influence in Lazarus rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
- : Republic of South Carolina's influence in Lazarus rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
- : Republic of South Carolina applied to join the World Assembly.
- : Republic of South Carolina's influence in Lazarus rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
- : Republic of South Carolina's influence in Lazarus rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
- : Republic of South Carolina was refounded in Lazarus.
- : Republic of South Carolina ceased to exist in Osiris.