Brazil 1871 CE
Under Emperor Pedro II, Brazil's economy has greatly expanded.
What is happening in Brazil in 1871CE
Emperor Pedro II has ruled Brazil for the past 40 years, since the age of five when his father suddenly abdicated the throne (1831). Under Pedro, the country has known political stability. The economy has greatly expanded, and thousands of miles of railroad laid down. In the political sphere, democratic institutions, such as a free press and parliamentary government, have developed, albeit under royal control.