The total number of formal member worlds was over one hundred and fifty. The Federation is an organization of numerous planetary sovereignties, and although viewers are never told about the internal workings of the government, many episodes refer to the rules and laws that the Federation imposes on the characters and their adventures. Contents[show] Founding The Federation was founded in 2161 after the end of the Earth-Romulan War. Although the Alliance eventually emerged victorious, many of the Federation's important member worlds, such as Betazed, Coridan, and Benzar, had been temporarily occupied before the Dominion's offensive could be turned back. The writer of this episode, Michael Chabon, confirmed that the name "V'draysh" is a syncope for the word "Federation". Several years afterward, the ongoing Romulan incursions into human space came to a head with the start of the Earth-Romulan War. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. (Star Trek: First Contact), At its peak, the Federation was made up of 350 member worlds. The United Federation of Planets was an interstellar democratic nation unified after the end of the Earth-Romulan War in 2161. The Federation was founded in San Francisco, Earth in 2161. A single, unified government is not required for admission, but is desirable. Jaresh-Inyo, the Grazerite Federation President in 2372, Ambassadors Sarek and Gav discuss Coridanite's admission into the Federation in 2268, Furthermore, Ithenite, Klingons, and Xindi were mentioned by Daniels as part of the Federation in a possible 26th century. Third planet of the Sol system and homeworld of the Human race. 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The Anthem of the United Federation of Planetsis the official musical composition of the UFP. Homeworld of the Vulcans and the Vulcan High Co… Its jurisdiction has never been determined, as at times, it seems to extend beyond the Milky Way and into other galaxies. (TNG: "The Outcast"; ENT: "Zero Hour", "United", "Demons", "Terra Prime", "These Are the Voyages..."; ST novel: "Articles of the Federation") 1. By 3189, there were only 38 known to Federation Headquarters. (ENT novel: Last Full Measure, TNG episode: \"The Outcast\", ENT episode: \"Zero Hour\", ENT episode: \"Demons\") The founding Member States of United Earth, the Confederacy of Vulcan, the Andorian Empire, the United Planets of Tellar, and the Alpha Centauri Concordium were subsequently joined by numerous other worlds to form one of the larg… In 2373, the United Federation of Planets consisted of at least one hundred and fifty member planets, spread over eight thousand light years. Unlike its imperial rivals, who derived power from a single species subjugating other races, the Federation's various member worlds joined willingly and were equals in the Federation's democratic society. I’ll split this answer into four parts: Political, Economic, Military, and Cultural power, and I will admit to consulting Memory Beta for some of the information given. See more ideas about united federation of planets, alien races, star trek.  It has been described, along with the series as a whole, as a vehicle to explore what it means to be human, as well as exploring mankind's efforts to build a better society. When founded the Federation Starfleet was also founded, out of the military and exploratory forces of the different worlds including the Earth Starfleet. (ENT: "Zero Hour", "These Are the Voyages...") Tellar Prime 1. The governing body, called the United Planets Inner Council, appears to have five members: the President of Earth and the heads of government of four other planets. The following are members of the Federation who are known to be on the Federation Council. The exact nature of the government of the Federation has never been made clear on screen. 1. The founding members of the Federation were, Federation Presidents have included Efrosians (, Multiple Bajorans (Ro Laren, Sito Jaxa) were serving in Starfleet before the start of, Neither the planet Cait nor the Caitians, originally seen in the animated series, have been mentioned by name in any canon sources, but catlike aliens appeared as Federation members at Kirk's court-martial in, Travelling back in time from 2373, Captain, By the 26th century, the Federation had expanded to include the Klingons and, First mention of the Federation's obsolescence of traditional money came in, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 19:42. Commonly referred to as "the Federation", it was introduced in the television show Star Trek (1966–1969). (ENT: "Zero Hour", "These Are the Voyages...") Vulcan 1. Bilana III was also identified as a member in the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. The novel Starfleet: Year One, published before Enterprise canonically confirmed the founding members of the Federation, gave eight founding worlds; Earth, Vulcan, Andor and Tellar remained, Alpha Centauri was omitted and Osadj, Dedderai, Vobilin and, last to agree to join, Rigel IV, were added. Aug 9, 2016 - The many alien races that make up the UFP from Star Trek. In the Star Trek universe, the United Federation of Planets (UFP) is the fictional interstellar government that sent Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and the crew of the starship Enterprise on its mission of peaceful exploration. 9, 2016 - the many alien races, Star Trek into Darkness or more members wallscreens in Trek... 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