Galactic Empire

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Galactic Empire

The Galactic Empire, also known as the New Order, the First Galactic Empirethe Order or simply the Empire was the government that rose to power in the aftermath of the Clone Wars, replacing the Galactic Republic. Central authority was given to Darth Sidious, publicly known as Emperor Palpatine, who was also the Dark Lord of the Sith. For nearly two decades, the legislative body was theImperial Senate, but it was dissolved by the Emperor shortly before theBattle of Yavin. During the reign of the Empire, countless star systemswere conquered and dissident actions ruthlessly stamped out by the rapidly expanding Imperial Army and Navy. The Empire also oversaw the near extermination of the Jedi, 

After fourteen years a small scale rebellion on Lothal would erupt leading to the formation of the Alliance To Restore The Republic

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