Alliance to Restore the Republic
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The Alliance to Restore the Republic, widely known as the Rebel Alliance, is a band of freedom fighters from all over the galaxy set on overthrowing the Galactic Empire and restoring the Old Republic to it's former glory.
While several smaller rebel cells existed throughout the galaxy after the Galactic Empire's rise, the Alliance wasn't officially formed until the Corellian Treaty roughly two years before the Battle of Yavin. One of the main incidents that helped spark the rebellion was the Ghorman Massacre c.18bby in which Wilhuff Tarkin's vessel landed on the protesters on the landing pad. Effectively he killed hundreds instantly, some escaping the tragedy, but with bad injuries (some resulting in death). He was promoted to Admiral as a result.
The Corellian Treaty was where the three main resistance groups of Chandrila, Alderaan and Corellia (respectively) signed this founding document of the Alliance to Restore the Republic and Mon Mothma was placed as the head of this new alliance (Which resulted in friction between Her and Garm Bel Iblis)