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Empire of Brazil
Brazilmap
Leader
Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga
Capital
Rio de Janeiro
Start Bias
Jungle
Religion
Catholicism
Culture
Colonial
Traits
Creative, Expansive
Map Labels Language
South American
Magical Girl
Dilma Rousseff

Brazil led by Pedro II is a civilization available in vanilla Civilization 5. It requires the Brave New World expansion pack.

Overview

Brazil

Paulo Coelho, Brazil's greatest novelist, wrote of the history of his people, "They were seeking out the treasure of their destiny, without actually wanting to live out their destiny." Among former colonies, Brazil is unique in the Americas because, beyond gaining its independence through a relatively peaceful path, and even after dozens of failed separatist movements, it did not fragment into separate countries as did British and Spanish possessions. Brazil was a Portuguese colony from the time of the arrival of Pedro Cabral, who claimed it for his sovereign in 1500 AD, until the royal family in exile from their occupied homeland elevated it to the status of kingdom in 1815. Full independence was achieved in 1822 when the Empire of Brazil was created with a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary government. With the overthrow of Pedro II, the second and last emperor, in 1889 AD it became a republic. Although the republic would suffer through dictatorships and military juntas over the next century, democracy returned in the 1980s when the first elected civilian government assumed power after a negotiated transition. Under a succession of able leaders, Brazil achieved political and economic stability, became a vital and influential member of the international community, and has at last achieved "the treasure of [its] destiny."

Pedro II

The first Brazilian monarch to be born in Brazil, during his long reign Pedro II brought stability and progress to his homeland, as well as making it the preeminent power in South America. A calm and serious man, Pedro II zealously guarded his nation's sovereignty, challenging the mighty British Empire and fledgling United States when those countries sought to meddle in the region. He led Brazil in three wars, gaining new territory and prestige, while continuing to focus his attention primarily upon making Brazil a modern state. He encouraged coffee production rather than sugar, and actively supported and sponsored road, railroad, telegraph and undersea cable construction.

Although popular with his people, the Emperor was overthrown in November, 1889 by a group of military leaders wanting to form a republic headed by a dictator. Ever a patriot, when he departed into exile, Pedro II expressed his "ardent wishes for the greatness and prosperity of Brazil."

Dawn of Man

All Hail his most respected and magnanimous Emperor, Pedro II of Brazil. It was with great insight and unshakeable dignity that you ruled the Brazilian Empire for over 50 years, ushering in a time of lasting peace and prosperity. Your reputation as a stern, but fair leader was never blemished by controversy, as your unwavering dedication to the people of Brazil provided hope and established the kingdom's position in South America. Your scholarly pursuits and staunch defense of freedom of speech led to the creation of several institutions of higher learning, strengthening Brazil's sense of national identity.

Revered Emperor Pedro, your people long for a return to the peaceful days when you walked among them, hearing their stories and reassuring them of a bright future. Will you once again lead your kingdom to prosperity? Can you build a civilization that stands the test of time?

Introduction: I am Pedro, Emperor of Brazil. I have little time for pleasantries, what brings you here?

Defeat: This is why I prefer diplomacy to violence...

Unique Attributes

Brazil (Pedro II)
Pedroii

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Carnival

During Goldenage Golden Ages, generate +100% Tourism Tourism and +50% generation of cultural Greatperson Great People.

Pracinha

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Pracinha (Infantry)
  • Earns Goldenage Golden Age points from kills
Brazilwoodcamp

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Brazilwood Camp
  • Unlocked at Machinery
  • Must be built on Jungle
  • +2 Gold Gold
  • +2 CultureIcon Culture after researching Acoustics
City List
  1. Rio de Janeiro
  2. São Paulo
  3. Salvador
  4. Brasília
  5. Fortaleza
  6. Belo Horizonte
  7. Manaus
  8. Curitiba
  9. Recife
  10. Porto Alegre
  11. Belém
  12. Goiânia
  13. Guarulhos
  14. Campinas
  15. São Luis
  16. Maceió
  17. Duque de Caxias
  18. Natal
  19. Campo Grande
  20. Teresina
  21. Florianópolis
  22. Nova Iguaçu
  23. Sao Bernardo do Campo
  24. João Pessoa
  25. Osasco
  26. Jaboatão dos Guararapes
  27. São José dos Campos
  28. Contagem
  29. Uberlândia
  30. Aracaju
  31. Cuiabá
  32. Feira de Santana
  33. Juiz de Fora
  34. Joinville
  35. Macapá
  36. Jundiaí
Spy List
  • Antônio
  • Bartolomeu
  • Domingos
  • Estêvão
  • Fernão
  • Francisco
  • Pascoal
  • Salvador
  • Tomé
  • Bianca

Strategy

Brazil

Music

Peace Theme War Theme

Mod Support

Events and Decisions

Develop Ethanol Fuel

Our scientists have developed a renewable form of biofuel from sugarcane. We should research ways to improve and utilize this process to greatly increase our fuel reserves.

Requirements/Restrictions:

  • Player must be Brazil
  • Must have researched Combustion
  • May only be enacted once per game

Costs:

  • 600 Gold Gold
  • 1 Magistrates Magistrate

Rewards:

  • +1 Science Science from Plantations
  • +3 Oil Oil

Dispatch the Bandeirantes

The frontier is vast and unexplored. Rumours of riches that await in and beyond the jungle have captured the minds of our people. We should organize the most fearless adventurers into bandeiras, that will explore the wilderness in search of wealth and new lands to settle.

Requirements/Restrictions:

  • Player must be Brazil
  • Must have researched Gunpowder
  • May only be enacted once per game

Costs:

  • 100 CultureIcon Culture
  • 500 Gold Gold
  • 2 Magistrates Magistrates

Rewards:

  • All melee units receive the Woodsman promotion
  • +1 CultureIcon Culture from every Brazilwood Camp

Exploration Continued Expanded

Colony List
  1. Rio Novo

Unique Cultural Influence

"Our people are now drinking your Caipirinha and listening to your Bossa Nova. I worry the rest of the world will also succumb to the influence of your culture."

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