pacific northwest

  1. The Rainbow. A World War One on Canada's West Coast Timeline
    Threadmarks: Another tropical port

    July 30, 1914. Light Cruiser SMS Nürnberg, Honolulu ALERT MESSAGE THREATENED STATE OF WAR WITH ENGLAND STOP SMS NURNBERG REPORT TO WEST COAST NORTH AMERICA TO CONDUCT COMMERCE WARFARE ALONG WITH LEIPZIG IN CASE OF WAR STOP Kapitaen zur See Karl Von Schönberg considered the decoded message. Not...
  2. A Horn of Bronze--The Shaping of Fusania and Beyond
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    -Prologue- Eishou-ji (永勝寺), Ishikari Province, 1498 Is this where he lives, Jikken (実顕) thought to himself. The finest and most learned of the Soui [1] is here. Jikken strode the wooden corridors of the temple of Eishouji, glancing eagerly for a sight of him. He had to remind himself he was a...
  3. If Russia Had Found Alaskan Gold Might They Have Kept Alaska?

    Alaska and its environs have had three significant gold rushes, the Klondike Gold Rush near Dawson City that happened from 1896 to 1899 in what is today the Yukon Territory about 100km from the Alaska border, the Nome Gold Rush from 1899 to 1909 on the western Alaskan coast, and the Fairbanks...
  4. A Spanish Pacific Northwest
    Threadmarks: Intro/Part I: to 1793

    ------------ Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, I was always intrigued why there were so many Spanish place/street names. As it turns out, in the last few decades of the 18th century, Spain was quite active in exploring the region; navigators got as far as Alaska. They even established a...
  5. On Her Own Wings: The "Republic of the Pacific"

    “[A]lthough we may now be unknown as a state or power, yet we have the advantages by united efforts of our increasing population, in a diligent attention to agriculture, arts, and literature, of attaining, at no distant day, to as conspicuous an elevation as any state or power on the continent...
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