british empire

  1. Latest possible POD for a British Patagonia

    Hi folks! This is my first post on this board, so apologies if I've made any mistakes e.g. posting in the wrong forum, question asked previously. My question is, what is the latest plausible POD that would allow for a British Patagonia? Of course, the 1806-1807 Invasions of the River Plate...
  2. A 20th Century Act of Union?

    Do you think it would be possible for the UK to pass another Act of Union in the 20th Century, like previous ones with Scotland and Ireland, to add another nation to the UK (presumably one of its colonies). At this point I think Canada is out of the picture and New Zealand or Australia would...
  3. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    A Better Decade - a British TL.
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1 - McKeena

    Chapter 1 While Britain had indeed come out of the Great War victorious, it was by no means an awe inspiring victory nor one that managed to make Britain stronger in the long run. Its war debt with America was extremely high which had turned Britain from a net creditor to a net debtor. Britain...
  4. PMs and Cabinets of an Imperial Federation

    Hi all, There are alternate lists of British PMs and Cabinets on this site, as well as Alternate US Presidents. But what about such people in the , oft imagined, Imperial Federation? So, lets assume we live in a world where the Imperial Federation had come about. What political leaders do you...
  5. Calcaterra

    AHC: A World of Kings Through 2000

    The challenge is that with a POD (or several, which is most likely needed) no earlier than May 6, 1910, and no later than November 9, 1923, the following statements are true as of January 1, 2000: -The British Empire is the most powerful entity on Earth, headed by the descendants of King George...
  6. Population Estimates - World of Empires

    Hi All, New here...I've had a bit of a search and can't find something similar so I'm asking for a bit of an estimation help for a short story scenario I'm coming up... - Napolean concurs most of continenal Europe before 1820, then North Africa to the Egyptian border. In 1850s he captures the...
  7. AH Challenge: Roman Empire, British Empire, and the USA exist at the same time

    Give me scenarios in which the Roman Empire survives and lives up til present day (or if you think it wouldn’t survive until that point, the 20th century) Rome is without Britain and things go differently, obviously; but still things end up the same as it did in OTL. Events I would like to see...
  8. Andrew Boyd

    WI: USA vs UK Cold War

    This is sort of a sequel to a thread I posted earlier. Long story short is, what would be the effects of a Cold War that pitted the US vs the British Empire.
  9. Aztekk

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  10. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    In The Lap of the Himalayas Version 2
    Threadmarks: Prologue: Bhimsen is Nepal, and Nepal is Bhimsen

    Prologue: Nepal is Bhimsen, and Bhimsen is Nepal *** One is born in this world in order to undergo the fruits of actions performed in past life. After the fruits of such actions are undergone, the soul is separated from the body. It then departs to another world to undergo the fruits of...
  11. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    1950s British Economic Sanity Options and its Butterflies

    Now many threads regarding sanity options have been done, mainly (read: all) revolving around WW2 and WW1. However how about a Sanity option thread regarding British economics from exactly 1st Jan, 1950. Also discuss potential economic policies that would have been good and beneficial for...
  12. WI: Maori ruled British client kingdom in New Zealand?

    The Maori King movement is a small effort today to get a Maori monarch for New Zealand. The idea though of a client, unified Maori monarchy ruling New Zealand )or just the North Island) under British "protection" dates to the first British resident minister to the archipelago James Busby...
  13. Kerguelen

    Mass Irish Emmigration To Africa?

    After reading about the history of the Afrikaners and the Great Irish Famine, I've started to wonder: what if the British began encouraging Irish immigration to their African colonies? The Irish diaspora caused by the potato famine is well known, as starving farmers traveled from Boston to...
  14. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    1930s British Sanity Options (Economy, Navy, Airforce and Army)

    So with a PoD starting from the Wall Street Crash, you need to make the British economy stronger and provide better sanity options for the British Air Ministry, Admiralty and the Army.
  15. DBWI: What if the US had gotten Oregon

    In the early 19th century what is now Columbia was disputed between the British Empire and the United States of America, with both claiming the stretch of land between the 54' and 44' parallels north and delimitated to the east by the Great Continental Divide only for the empire finally assert...
  16. Jefferson's Anti-Slavery Crisis Vignettes

    Jefferson’s Anti-Slavery Crisis Vignettes I was originally thinking of history as a wave, with the people being carried along it. However, that merits further investigation, as individuals often have large amounts of agency in history. Often times, historical movements are the results of a...
  17. KingOnTheEdge

    DBAHC: End Monarchism

    Otl, Monarchy has survived a long ass time in some form or another. Currently the British, German and Russian empires are the strongest nations on earth, each balancing democracy and monarchy in their own way. Though most would say Britain is basically a republic instead of a kingdom. Your...
  18. Challenge: Make Cecil Rhodes' dream a reality with any POD

    Image-https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/comments/6u74gv/greater_british_empire_as_envisioned_in_the_will/ In his last will and testament Cecil Rhodes expressed his wish for "the colonisation by British subjects ... of the entire Continent of Africa, the Holy Land, the Valley of the Euphrates...
  19. The Century of Empires

    By the turn of century, the world was a very multipolar place, dominated by strong empires, most notably Britain, France, Germany and Russia, with smaller but relevant powers: United States, Italy, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Qing China, Japan. That's a free exploration thread, under the...
  20. ACH/WI Britain decolonises faster

    First post here after much lurking. I'm considering a TL focusing on Britain, specifically aiming to make the country a greater global power and examine the consequences of the decisions to get it there. While many see strengthening Britain as keeping the Empire, I believe most of it should have...
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