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  1. WI: Detroit Subway Proposal Passes with One Extra Vote in 1919

    "The plan made it to the Detroit Common Council in 1919, which passed a resolution to begin negotiations with the DUR to put the plan in motion. But Mayor James Couzens, elected into office just the year before, had campaigned on eliminating the DUR, and he vetoed it. The Council’s attempts to...
  2. 1921/22 Congressional Apportionment Act

    Howdy all. I am currently playing with an American-focused timeline of that old hobby horse, no US entry in World War I. A major immediate effect is that nativism and the dries are much less in ascendancy, and a compromise Congressional Apportionment Act eventually passes in 1922. I wasn't...
  3. Plausibility Check: Catholic England, Independent Habsburg Netherlands [1520s POD]

    Catholic England: My claim is that all you need to avoid Henry VIII kick-starting the English Reformation is to have Catherine die a few years earlier. The best guess is that she died of cancer, so my POD is that this cancer progresses more quickly. By the time Henry hears back from the...
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