california republic

  1. Queen Calafía’s Island: A California Republic Timeline

    Let’s see how this goes. I’ve seen a few independent California TL’s but never one that has gotten all the way to the present day. I don’t promise I’ll make it, but I have an outline lined up. Hope you enjoy! A Timeline of the West 1510: From the Deeds of Esplandián “Where did it come...
  2. No Mexican War: Would the US-Mexican Border be close to OTL? President

    I had an odd thought this morning in the shower. I was thinking over the Mexican-American War and how the US gained so much territory from it, and I suddenly wondered “would we have gotten most of it anyway?” What I mean is, the California Gold Rush of 1848 almost certainly would have...
  3. koa_dan

    Napoleon's Age of Empires - World Building

    I'm no expert at map making, obviously my maps aren't something worth mentioning in term of sophistication. However, I'm rather attached to the first map I made after learning to use Paint.net so I decided to build it in detail. I'm partly inspired by this thread by @TemporalRenegade which...
  4. AHC/WI: Sam Houston moves to California

    Sam Houston moved to Mexican Texas in 1832, shortly after his scandalous assault of Congressman William Stanbery. The circumstances of his move are unclear: some say he was sent to oversee Texas's transfer to the US (or was scheming to build his own independent country), some believe he traveled...
  5. The_Russian

    DBWI: What if California was a free state?

    What if gold was discovered say in 1849? (15 years later than OTL.) As we know because gold was discovered early it allowed for southern migration and eventually becoming a slave state after becoming independent (like our sister state Texas.) Would the Mexican American War have gone differently...
  6. thezerech

    What if California seceeded from the Union during the Civil War to stay neutral?

    For those of you who did not know, California actually did come close to seceding from the Union during the Civil War. The Governor John B. Weller had decided if it came to war between the States, he would try and secede from the Union to form an Independent California Republic. However his term...
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