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  1. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 40. Nations in Flames (1840-1864)

    40. Nations in Flames (1863-1864) In 1863, United States President Abraham Lincoln had declared the emancipation of slaves. The French intervened and distracted in the U.S. civil war. With all their main backers distracted with their own wars, the differences in Gran Colombia caused an impasse...
  2. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 39. Long Live the Emperor! (1861-1863)

    39. Long Live the Emperor! (1861-1863) The British threat of war was a potential problem for the United States as it may be a repeat of North American war with United States losing. However, the French have promised to aid the United States in case a war with Britain. Supporters in the U.S...
  3. Empire of New Castille

    For France, this will be answered next update since they are part of it next update both in the U.S. Civil war and how France will deal Philippine civil war. I plan to post it before Nov 30 (Nov 29) Singapore time, around Nov 28 in Western Hemisphere. Holiday in the Philippines November 30 so...
  4. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 38. Realm Divide (1850-1863)

    38. Realm Divide (1850-1863) The United States slavery issue was left unsettled since the framing of the Constitution. The division among free and slave states have never been more profound. The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, southern states fearing Lincoln presidency will result to the...
  5. Empire of New Castille

    The Japanese system flaw and the modern Chinese army disbanding both happened in OTL, although different circumstance. In OTL the Japanese gold was abused by foreigners hoarding around 70 tons of gold by 1860 Vs Philippines 50 tons in 1859 . Philippines simply got a larger piece of the pie...
  6. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 37. Imperial Scrooge (1825-1859)

    37. Imperial Scrooge (1825-1859) A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens, published in 1843, is how critics described Emperor Andres in 1859. Emperor Andres “Scrooge” as described by critics Just like Ebenezer Scrooge, Emperor Andres Novales, according to the critics, hoarded so much...
  7. Empire of New Castille

    Yes, everyone is treated equally. There would be children with bruises. Punishment is usually the hands, bottocks, or feet. Death would lead to jailtime, decapitation, prison labor camps which Andresians will avoid. Human life is instilled valuable to Andresian culture due to lack of population...
  8. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 36. Overseas Philippines (1855-1858)

    36. Overseas Philippines (1855-1858) The Conference of 1857 and pact with Spain included new two African islands for the Philippines. Mayotte island and Fernando Po island’s slaves that were not freed were emancipated. Slaves especially the people from the jungles of Africa were more in demand...
  9. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 35. East Indies Conference 1857

    35. East Indies Conference 1857 The Dutch were particularly terrified after receiving news that Empire of the Philippines winning a war versus China, defeating a very large Chinese army, capturing Beijing and their emperor. Diplomats from the French Empire, Kingdom of Netherlands, Portugal...
  10. Los Hijos del Pais v3: Two Hundred Years of Solitude, a Philippine TL

    At Pod, Philippines was a shipbuilding and trade colony, with a higher literacy rate than Philippines in OTL 1898. The development for extractive colony never came until after 1820s when Spain lost the Spanish American colonies. Multiple large Sugar Plantations in Iloilo were non existent yet...
  11. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 34. Of Family Matters (1856)

    34. Of Family Matters (1856) With Mariano’s body in Manila, both the Emperor and the Church announced a month of mourning. Mariano’s body can be viewed by the public at the new Manila Cathedral, Cathedral of the Archangels. He is both popular among the church authorities and the people...
  12. Los Hijos del Pais v3: Two Hundred Years of Solitude, a Philippine TL

    Welcome Back @Timaeus, @Metempsychosis! Good luck with your timeline. I see you are going for the republic route.
  13. AHC: native civilization in the Philipines

    Adapting Chinese tech, same as how the Koreans and Japanese did it. Or some Chinese dynasty moving out and transferring to the Islands. Unification is more or less in Luzon than the whole OTL Philippines land area due to proximity to China and size of the island relative to the rest of...
  14. Empire of New Castille

    Somewhat but with 19th century background. The Catholic world is going to be divided, those who believe the French story and the Spanish speakers story(Crusaders and private army are mostly Spanish speakers).
  15. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 33. Mariano and the Last Crusade (1855-1856)

    33. Mariano and the Last Crusade (1855-1856) After talking to the messenger of the Crusaders of Saigon, Emperor Andres was informed that Mariano Novales was inside Intramuros and requested a meeting with Andres. Andres have not seen his brother for quite some time and was eager for a reunion...
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