french brazil

  1. Kurd Gossemer

    l'Antarctique: A French Brazil TL
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: A French Admiral and some hard wood.

    The admiral himself, like any self respecting Frenchman, he had facial hair of sorts. The establishment of the nascent French colony that would be know one day as Brasíl or La Antartique for much of its colonial history starts humble like any nation does, an certain French admiral by the name...
  2. TheWitheredStriker

    AHC/WI: French Brazil, Portuguese Canada

    IOTL, Portugal briefly flirted with colonizing eastern Canada (Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia), while France attempted to take Brazil in the 1550's. I'm planning out a TL where I basically swap France and Portugal around: France gets Brazil, successfully throwing out the Portuguese, and as...
  3. AltoRegnant

    DBWI: France Antartique Not Successful?

    otl, the Portuguese made numerous failed attempts to oust the French from the south of what otherwise would be part of their Brazilian Colony (or Spanish La Plata). However, due to every factor from the distance needed to capture it, Lisbon's apathy compared to that of Paris, who needed...
  4. AltoRegnant

    Would France Bother With Louisiana If They Had A Sizeable Brazilian Colony?

    Say that France Antartique is successfully established, and dominates the southeast and south regions as defined here; PoD can be whatever. Now, otl, Louisiana was basically established to feed the french Caribbean (chiefly haiti). Except ttl, not only do they have a region large enough to feed...
  5. AltoRegnant

    Wi: France Is More Open To Colonial Settlement?

    Otl, the downfall of New France was its minuscule population compared to the 13 colonies and what would be canada. So what if France took a page out of the British book and lets those who want to, head off to the new world? I imagine a good POD would be a proof of concept for the Hugonot...
  6. AltoRegnant

    WI: France Conquers Brazil?

    Otl, the 1550s saw a failed French invasion of Brazil. Looking at France and Portugal, it seems to safe to say that if France had sent, like and actual army of almost any size and not like a 500 man mob, they could probably take it. So what if France took Brazilia?
  7. AHC: French Brazil

    How would a french brazil effect the world wars?