revolution

  1. Prime Minister

    Unité, Communauté, Solidarité

    Unité 14th, July, 1870 Paris, the Second French Empire Alexandre Marchand could feel the sweat trickling down his back as he stood motionless in the Paris summer heat. The oppressive sun beat down on the industrial city as it's citizens went about their lives having no idea what was brewing...
  2. GameBawesome

    AHC: Create a Fictional Secret Society or Crime Syndicate

    (Disclaimer: I do not support any form of terrorism, nor any conspiracy theories) There have been a lot of secret societies in history, that used paramilitary, were religious or ideological, or was subject of conspiracy theories. Examples includes the Sons of Liberty, Fenian Brotherhood...
  3. AHC: Romanian Federal Republic

    The challenge is to make Romanian a federal state* under a parliamentary monarchy** after the Romanian Revolution.
  4. Whipidedius

    WI: Brazil's "Intentona Comunista", the socialist revolt, succeed

    This topic has been brought here a few times, but let's see... The year is 1935, Getúlio Vargas has been undemocraticaly ruling Brazil for the last five years. Finally, in November 23 a revolt starts in Natal, northeastern region of Brazil. The revolutionaries take control of the city and...
  5. Challenge:President Gus Hall

    No Soviet invasion or violent revolution.Gus Hall must be elected.Nixon style shenanigans are fine if absolutely necessary,but at the end of the day Hall's victory must be "legitimate". EDIT:No ASB.No Pre-1970 POD either if possible.Don't want to make this too easy.:)
  6. GameBawesome

    WI: Revolt of the Lakans (Tondo Conspiracy) successful

    The Tondo Conspiracy was a revolt planned by Tagalog maharlikas, led by Don Agustin de Legazpi of Tondo and his cousin Martin Pangan, to overthrow the Spanish in the Philippine. It ranged from provinces near Manila all the way to the Calmaianes Islands. It sought out help from a Japanese...
  7. Unity in Diversity: Indonesian Confederation
    Threadmarks: 1. Start of a Revolution

    So, I've been thinking about this WI for a while and I think it would be very interesting. The Indonesian Kingdoms would rebel from the Dutch/French during the Napoleonic wars and go on to form a confederation. Though I am new to this forum, I will give it a try. This might be unrealistic. But...
  8. WI: Soviet Union retaliates to Ceausescu execution

    It is December 1989 and Nicolae Ceausescu, the former Romanian leader, has just been captured by the new authorities. The authorities are planning a show trial and quick execution. Of course, Mikhail Gorbachev hates Nicolae Ceausescu and probably doesn't feel sorry for him personally. Let's say...
  9. Blue Sky

    Let Freedom Ring: War, Injustice, and the American Way
    Threadmarks: Chapter 0

    Chapter 0 Articles Of Confederation Ratified! on July 4th, 1776 the Articles of Confederation were ratified over a dispute between pro-slave factions and anti-slave factions. the compromise...
  10. The Glowing Dream: A history of Socialist America
    Threadmarks: Prologue: Owe My Soul to the Company Store

    The Glowing Dream Part I In the Gloom of Mighty Cities: The Birth of American Socialism ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ “I...
  11. WI Károlyi Mihály dies on the Eastern Front in 1916?

    Károlyi became a prominent political figure in Hungary during the later stages of the war. He gained the overall support of most of the pacifist, Entente-friendly and democratic elements in the country. Following the Aster Revolution, he became Prime Minister on October 31st and later on became...
  12. Basileus_Komnenos

    What would a successful and lasting Carlist Spain look like?

    Assuming the Carlists win the First Carlist War, what would it take for the Carlists to maintain their grip on power while being able to help the devastated Spain rebuild itself? Isabella II's reign in otl was filled with instability, intrigue, and scandals which saw her run out of Spain...
  13. TheReformer

    To the Victor, Go the Spoils
    Threadmarks: OP

    To the Victor, Go the Spoils Welcome to the world of 'To the Victor', a graphical history of the world following a victory of the Central Powers in the Great War. I came up with this lore over how the Central Powers could have come to victory after playing and discussing Kaiserreich repeatedly...
  14. GauchoBadger

    WI: The Báb escapes from prison?

    What if the Báb, that is, the messianic leader of the Babist movement that flourished in Iran in the late 1840's (and later lended inspiration to the Baha'i movement), had somehow miraculously escaped his confinement by Iranian state authorities in Tabriz, in 1850 or so, to later reappear among...
  15. TectonicAttack

    The French Revolution of 1871

    The year is 1871. The harsh rule of Napoleon III in this timeline has tarnished his image in France. Many people sought a return the the old republic, whilst others took a more radical view. Many workers had begun to turn to the ideas of German philosopher Karl Marx for answers. This led to a...
  16. QuinnMallory

    Blackadder Comes Home

    Excerpt of script from Blackadder Goes Forth, Episode 6, British People’s Broadcasting: Baldrick: Nah, there was definitely an ostrich involved, sir. Edmund: Well, possibly. But the real cause of the whole thing was that it was too much trouble *not* to have a war. George: By gum, this is...
  17. AHC: Have the Symbionese Liberation Army launch a successful coup against the US government by 2010

    Exactly as it says on the tin. I recognize it takes many butterflies to do so, but I've more or less given a 40+ year interval in which the Symbionese Liberation Army (tiny but infamous for capturing Patty Hearst in 1973 and brainwashing her into robbing banks) can get powerful enough to launch...
  18. WI Charles I Stuart fled to France

    How much different History of England would be, if Charles I Stuart , the rightful king of England, after his defeat in English Civil War instead of beign imprisoned and eventually executed for treason, was somehow able to escape to the France like other members of his family? He still had lost...
  19. damein fisher

    The Greatest Game in the World - A Mildly Different 1848
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    March 1847 "Workingmen of all countries unite!” It was those simple words etched onto paper that sent Europe into revolt. While some historians argue that the social unrest and liberal desires in Europe were building since the ages of Napoleon, it is hard to argue that the release of Karl...
  20. Ulyanovsk

    WI: Italian Revolution during the “Bienno Rosso”

    In OTL, the Bienno Rosso (Two Red Years) was a short period of intense political and social unrest in Italy in which the left and right clashed all over the north and center of the peninsula. This led to sharp repression of the revolutionary left and the rise of the Blackshirt fascists and...
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