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  1. Jefferson's Anti-Slavery Crisis: Alternate History of the U.S.
    Threadmarks: Chapter 0: Introduction, Who, What, Why

    I was always fascinated by the American Dream, and how it does not always translate to the American Reality. So I asked the question, "What if Georgia and Carolinas did not participate in the American Revolution (walked out of the Declaration of Independence convention) due to Thomas Jefferson's...
  2. Postbellum: Confederate Victory

    This scenario will look at a possible timeline where the Confederate States are successful in suceeding from the Union. The war in the Mississippi theater would largely remain the same. The Union would succeed in capturing major cities like New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Memphis, Nashville, and...
  3. Socialism in the USA south?

    After rewatching to kill a Mockingbird and other pre-1962 dramas set in the US south, that made me think. The large majority of whites and blacks in the south were both employed in farming, and most equally poor. But still most of the white population had a massive hatred towards...
  4. The_Russian

    WI: North South California Split?

    What if in 1855 California was split along the 36 30 parallel north into north and south California with south California becoming a slave state? Would the state of Southern California secede with the south in the civil war? How would the two states develop? Would south California be as...
  5. The_Russian

    AHC: Liberal South

    With a POD of 1900 have the South be very Liberal, and be solid blue states. Is this possible? Is Florida still a swing state? Where else does the GOP go? What other effects does this have on the rest of the Union?
  6. Divided Italy in Cold War (Communist north and Capitalist south)

    So, I've been a longtime reader of the forums, and since there was no thread specifically dealing with this alternate reality (at least that i've found), I've decided to join in and make it. 1. What would it take for Italy to be divided in the cold war in a way similar to germany or korea? 2...
  7. Alexander Helios

    WI | An Earlier Confederacy

    What is the earliest point that the Southern states could secede from the Union?
  8. Nightingale

    AHC: Keep the Northeast and Midwest the largest economic center of the US

    Your challenge, with a POD just after WWII, is to fulfill what the title says. Keep the Midwest and Northeast from rusting, and the electoral college should be similar to 1952, but there are restrictions: 1. A larger US economy. 2. Open to free and fair trade. But they support downscale people...
  9. AHC: Make the US south Romance Speaking Completely.

    With a POD of 1600, make the following states romance speaking majority by the year 1900 within a state that is not Romance Speaking (so English or Dutch essentially): Arkansas Louisiane Texas Mississippi Florida Alabama Southern Georgia Bonus points with a large variety with Portuguese...
  10. Historyman 14

    Views on the South and Civil War if CSA won, but later lost

    All right. Taking notes and elements from Timeline-191 and more, the South won the Civil War (With aid from the UK and French.) and stay independent. However, when WW1 rolls around (for the sake of argument, most everything else in the world happen OTL more or less) the USA allies with Germany...
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