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  1. Seat of a devolved English assembly

    If the UK were to create a devolved Parliament for England (either at some point in the second half of the 20th century or in the future) along the lines of the Scottish Parliament at Edinburgh, where would it meet? Some possibilities: 1. London - An obvious choice, as it's the cultural...
  2. POTUS: Seven Year Term

    It wasn't until rather late in the game the Constitutional Convention decided that the President be elected to multiple four year terms, instead of the original, seven year term. If the original proposal had survived, how would early American history been affected?
  3. AHC: President Thomas Edison

    Make Thomas Edison President of the United States of America. Bonus points if he becomes embroiled in a Cold War with the Nikola Tesla-led Russia.
  4. Could the Allies have invaded France in 1943?

    I read Freedom from Fear again a few weeks ago, and what struck me this time around was the author's disdain for what he called Churchill's "periphery-pecking," ie the invasions of North Africa and Italy. Supposedly George Marshall and most of FDR's advisors favored an early invasion of France...
  5. Nobility in America?

    Quick question. Presume that the 1770s crisis in the American colonies is resolved amicably, without a war, and the colonies remain in the Empire. Would titles of nobility come to America, or would it have developed its own quasi-republican political culture?
  6. No Watergate

    A Third-Rate Burglary: No Watergate POD: Security guard Frank Wills never sees the tape on the doors of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex. President Richard Nixon, 1969-1977 Richard...
  7. TL-191: Filling the Gaps

    Hello. I'm not sure how much of this has already been done, but as of late I've been thinking of all that we don't know about TL-191. Here are some of my educated guesses. US Presidents: 1865-1869: I believe Turtledove said outright that Horatio Seymour defeated Lincoln. As an erstwhile War...