Robert is an protectorate of the Holy Germanian Empire. The port of Talinquky was settled by Germania in 1875. In 1879, Germania annexed the provinces of Taja California, Montrrey, New Mexico, Arizona, Hesslkin, and Robert City. In 1881, the province of central Robert and of coastal Taja was annexed. Germania engaged in the 1899-1902 war with the Tribal Republic of Robert, and annexed it, completing it's conquest of Robert. In 1918, Robert revolted. Like Eric, Robert was seceeded control of it's domestic affairs but it could not make treaties, declare war, or establish alliances without the apporval of Germania. Robert agreed to give one third of it's products to Germania. In exchange, Germania protected it politcally, economically, and militarily.
Robert's major industries are farming, agiculture, forestry, book publishing and printing, metal working, shipbuilding, merchant shipping, fishing, electronics production, and energy drilling.