Questions tagged [trade-federation]

An interstellar shipping and trade conglomerate during the last days of the Galactic Republic. Use this tag with the [star-wars] tag.

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Where did the trade federation ships go in the Phantom Menace?

In the opening scenes of The Phantom Menace we see the Trade Federation blockade of Naboo which features a fleet of many capital ships. In the climactic battle at the end of the film there appears to ...
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Was Darth Maul part of the Separatist movement?

In Star Wars Battlefront II (2005 and 2017), we see Darth Maul in the side of the Separatist. In the Phantom Menace, The Confederacy of Independent Systems or the Separatist is not yet formed only ...
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Why was the Separatist army so weak?

Correct me if I am wrong (please provide evidence that if I am wrong, provide a battle that the Separatists win during the Clone Wars era) but it seems to me that they never win any battles against ...
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If Queen Amidala had signed the treaty, would the Republic Senate recognize it as legitimate?

We learn in the opening crawl of The Phantom Menace that the Trade Federation has set up a blockade around Naboo in response to taxation of trade routes. The opening crawl states: Hoping to resolve ...
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How does the Trade Federation fall?

By Revenge of the Sith, the fate of the Trade Federation is described as: With Nute Gunray's death in 19 BBY at the hands of former Jedi Anakin Skywalker, now Darth Vader, the Trade Federation fell....