Her resolve to liberate her people led to the removal of Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum from office, the election of Naboo's Senator Sheev Palpatine—secretly Darth Sidious, the Dark Lord of the Sith—to the chancellery, and the chain of events that would ultimately lead to the unraveling of the Republic.Upon the conclusion of her two terms as queen, Amidala continued her career in public service as Naboo's representative in the Galactic Senate.
If you do the math, you will draw the same conclusion I did - that there isn't much time for a viewer to make an emotional connection with every episode presented in this all-star 2009 omnibus tribute to New York.
Through her furtive relationship and marriage to Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, she was the mother of the legendary Jedi Master Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan, the latter of whom followed in her footsteps as a champion for the democratic ideals of the Republic.
Amidala was elected Queen of Naboo at the age of fourteen, soon after which she was forced to contend with the Trade Federation occupation.
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