louisiana purchase

  1. Effects on Napoleon's Plans in Europe if the Quasi-War Turns Hot

    In OTL, during the presidency of John Adams, the U.S. was involved in naval skirmishing with the French that could have effectively made the U.S. party to the War of the Second Coalition. Assuming Adams takes the country to war, and the Americans successfully secure what would have been the...
  2. AH Challenge: President John Randolph

    With a POD after the Louisiana Purchase, make John Randolph of Roanoke President of the United States
  3. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: America Fails To Get The West Coast?

    Let's face it- OTL has been a bit of a US wank since the louisiana purchase. The continental US has everything the european powers scrambled Africa to get, and a cleaner way to china. The mississippi basin alone probably would've made us a world power off sheer agriculture, but still we trecked...
  4. WI: Alternate/Smaller United States Poll

    Hey all! I hope everyone is having a very happy Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza! What could be more jolly than thinking of a rump United States scenario? x'Dx'D Anyways, the idea of a rump United States has always fascinated me - seeing one of the great powers of the world being secluded to the...
  5. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: No President Hamilton?

    Otl, Alexander Hamilton, with endorsement from both Adams and Washington, was the third president of the US. his term saw massive centralization in the federal government, and a fair amount in the president. He increased tariffs massively, in a clear and successful attempt to kick start...
  6. Grand Archduke of Austria

    'American Australia' is possible

    I have read a couple of posts about the feasibility of America colonising Australia. All of the posts I read came to no feasible conclusion of its possibility, I, therefore, decided to solve the challenge. The aim of the is post is to give a hypothesis of a reasonable colonial possibility...
  7. JonasResende

    WI: Meriweather Lewis Doesn't Die in 1809

    Whether by his own hand or anyone else's, what is the next step in the explorer-naturalist-politician's life? Two years after he died, the state finally coughed up the money it owed him to his estate, but he was on his way to D.C. to contest claims of corruption/poor governance IIRC. The theory...
  8. crya_

    WI: More populated French Louisiana

    When the USA purchased Louisiana in 1803, most of the settlers either became slaves or integrated into American culture and society, causing most urban regions of the state to become Americanized almost completely. But what if, in an alternate timeline, the New Orleans region of French...
  9. Bennett

    WI the USA only purchased New Orleans

    The Louisiana Purchase was originally solely for the purchase of New Orleans, as the city was an important location of trade that the United States were willing to invest $10 million in the purchase of. However, Napoleon was prepared to offer the whole of Louisiana for $15 million, which caused...
  10. Teriyaki

    Westward Expansion By the US Stops At the Mississippi River

    Point of Divergence ... By way of the Louisiana Purchase, America almost doubled its size in 1803. However, this purchase almost didn't happen due to the fact that the Federalist Party at the time claimed that the purchase of territory from a foreign power was considered unconstitutional...
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