Gain 6 more Influence (at Standard speed) per turn with City-States you could demand tribute from. Your military forces are 50% more effective at intimidating City-States.
In international affairs, "Gunboat Diplomacy" refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives through conspicuous demonstrations of overwhelming military force, with the threat of open hostilities underlying the display by the more powerful nation. The term came into popular usage during the period of European imperialism, as the colonial powers used the presence of warships to force concessions from a native kingdom. The policy proved very successful, especially as employed by militaristic autocracies...until the natives managed to obtain modern weaponry.
|Civilization V Ideological Tenets |
|Freedom||Level 1||Avant Garde • Capitalism • Civil Society • Covert Action • Creative Expression • Economic Union • Universal Healthcare|
|Level 2||Arsenal of Democracy • New Deal • Their Finest Hour • Universal Suffrage • Urbanization • Volunteer Army|
|Level 3||Media Culture • Space Procurements • Treaty Organization|
|Order||Level 1||Double Agents • Hero of the People • Patriotic War • Skyscrapers • Socialist Realism • Universal Healthcare • Young Pioneers|
|Level 2||Academy of Sciences • Cultural Revolution • Five-Year Plan • Party Leadership • Resettlement • Workers' Faculties|
|Level 3||Dictatorship of the Proletariat • Iron Curtain • Spaceflight Pioneers|
|Autocracy||Level 1||Elite Forces • Fortified Borders • Futurism • Industrial Espionage • Mobilization • United Front • Universal Healthcare|
|Level 2||Lightning Warfare • Militarism • Nationalism • Police State • Third Alternative • Total War|
|Level 3||Clausewitz's Legacy • Cult of Personality • Gunboat Diplomacy|