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The New Republic is one of the many organizations featured in LEGO Dimensions 2: The Rise of Enoch, from the Star Wars franchise.

Background

The New Republic, also known simply as the Republic, was an interstellar republic and restoration of the Galactic Republic that replaced the Galactic Empire as the new galactic authority at the end of the Galactic Civil War. The Republic was composed of various member worlds spread across light-years of space. Instead of affixing the Galactic Senate to Coruscant, the galaxy's historical seat of government, the capital shifted from one Republic world to another on a rotating basis. Beginning with the Core World Chandrila, homeworld of Chancellor Mon Mothma, the new system culminated in Hosnian Prime, which served as the Republic's final capital approximately three decades into the New Republic Era.

With the death of Emperor Palpatine at the Battle of Endor in 4 ABY, the Alliance to Restore the Republic was reorganized into the New Republic, which was officially founded a year later. Modeled on the principles of its predecessor, the New Republic strove to dismantle Palpatine's New Order by restoring democracy after an era of Imperial rule. After the Battle of Jakku, the Republic accepted the Empire's formal surrender in 5 ABY, resulting in the Galactic Concordance peace treaty that ended the civil war in the same year. The New Republic Defense Force was significantly reduced, serving as a peacekeeping force while individual member worlds raised their own planetary defense forces. The Republic was only a fraction of the size of its predecessors, and therefore, relied on egalitarian policies to remain on friendly terms with neutral star systems.

A Cold War between the Republic and the First Order began following the Centrists' withdrawal from the galactic government. Senator Leia Organa created the Resistance as a result of the Senate's unwillingness to risk open conflict with the First Order. In 34 ABY, the Senate was destroyed along with Hosnian Prime by the First Order's superweapon, Starkiller Base. The Republic subsequently collapsed during the war that ensued, while large swathes of the galaxy were conquered by the First Order.

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