spanish empire

  1. PC: United Kingdom of France and Spain

    Ever since Henri's death in 1883, the Spanish Bourbons have held one of the claims to the French throne. In an atl where France avoids it's disastrous 18th century, was it likely for the French Bourbons to die out? If the main line does extinguish, does the throne go to the closest French...
  2. GameBawesome

    Had the Darien Scheme been successful, would the Act of Union happen?

    The Darien Scheme was one of the most disastrous colonization attempts in history. It was attempted by Scotland, by the Company of Scotland, to colonize the Isthmus of Panama to make a trading colony between the Atlantic and Pacific. It was plagued by problems, including plague (mostly Tropical...
  3. What if the Carolina Crissis suceded?

    I heard that in 1885, Germany and Spain were about to fight for the possession of the carolinas.
  4. Metempsychosis

    Los Hijos del Pais v3: Two Hundred Years of Solitude, a Philippine TL
    Threadmarks: Introduction: Background and Bloody February

    Hey guys, @Timaeus here. Some of ya might remember me from little posts here and there. Mostly I responded to other people's works, and to the ASOIAF fandom threads. My main contributions were to collaborative projects like The World of the Sundering. Mid 2018, just when I was starting to get...
  5. Guatemalan Nat-Synd

    "The Imperial Eagle Over England" A Habsburg Britain TL
    Threadmarks: Of Eagles and Roses

    After bringing England back to the catholic flock, queen Mary married Philip of Spain, a young lad with an astonishing look that delighted the queen, she got pregnant in the first month of 1554, the pregnancy lasted almost ten months, which made most of the courtiers doubt of the veracity of...
  6. United Spanish America

    Like the American revolutionary war Spanish american wars of independence are an united effort The New republic is modelled after USA with limited central government and high regional autonomy butterflying away secessionist movement Leader sets a precedent of limited terms like Washington...
  7. Wank Spanish Empire: Spanish conquer all of Americas

    Spainish at Tordesillas push border to middle of Atlantic and get Brazil In New England they establish shipyards since Latin America lacks timber Armada rules the western Atlantic preventing any non Spanish colonies From Newfoundland to Straits of Magellan they build naval forts for Armada...
  8. AltoRegnant

    What New World Territory Could Spain Plausibly Keep?

    The collapse of the spanish empire brought about the end of what had once been the greatest power in the world. It wasn't a spectacular last stand like the British in ww2, nor was it particularly humiliating like France in Indochina. it was simply due to the fact that spain had been invaded and...
  9. The Jaguar's Roar - An Aztec Timeline
    Threadmarks: Part 1: A Sign From Above

    ---------------------- Part 1: A Sign From Above Palace of Axayacatl, Tenochtitlan May 20, 1520 A.D. Moctezuma sat, lonely and silent, in one of the many rooms of his father's palace. Though several hours had passed since the sun vanished into the horizon, the tlatoani's body refused to sleep...
  10. Aranda's memorandum: 3 kings under 1 empire
    Threadmarks: Chapter I: The memorandum

    The Count of Aranda Aranda was a former prime minister of Spain. He had taken control of the country after the Motín de Esquilache. His ability to renegotiate the demands with the uprisers and to pacify the situation made him the right hand of Charles the III of Spain during a certain part of...
  11. A smaller Spanish Empire?

    Say that the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica and Peru goes sideways for whatever reason - the conquistadors were pretty damn lucky anyway - so that Madrid's colonial empire is, for the time being, restricted to the Caribbean and maybe Colombia + Venezuela. Would this smaller empire be stronger...
  12. Math

    WI:What would happen if the mestizos of Spanish America Were willing to fight for Spain

    Perhaps the topic is much asb but if the vast majority of mestizos in Spanish America identified themselves as Spanish and are willing to fight for Spain :With mestizos identifying themselves as Spaniards And willing to fight for Spain ,this would increase the number of Spanish soldiers? At the...
  13. AltoRegnant

    AHC: Spanish Indochina

    Spain's being limited to the Philippines in Asia has always fascinated me. After all, they had what seems to be the perfect jumping off point, yet failed to utilize it. The only dealings in Vietnam, for example, are under Isabella II with Napoleon III. Indonesia saw them kicked out be the dutch...
  14. AltoRegnant

    AHCWI: Spanish Florida Takes Up Most of OTL's Southern US

    The spanish colony of florida basically existed to prevent french protestants from settling, and didn't see much settlement- similar to most of the empire. Your goal is to have it so Spanish Florida expands into, at minimum, South Carolina. Now, otl spain heavily restricted colonial sugar...
  15. Juan Santos Atahualpa expels the Spanish from Peru?

    Juan Santos Atahualpa was a messianic leader who, claiming to be the reincarnation of the last Inca emperor, Atahualpa, led a rebellion against Spanish authorities that lasted ten years, from 1742 to 1752. Although the rebellion was never truly defeated and only ended because of his death, after...
  16. AltoRegnant

    AHC: Spanish Indonesia

    Otl, spain never really bothered with east Asian colonies outside their weigh-station and plantations of the Philippines. However, the Philippines are incredibly close to Indonesia, and are oft considered part of the same Malay archipelago. This, on top of the sustained british, Dutch, and...
  17. WI: Total Aztec victory at La Noche Triste

    What if the Aztecs had managed to score a total victory at La Noche Triste and effectively neutralize the threat posed by the Spanish and Tlaxcala force? I'm talking about depleting the force's numbers even further to the point where feasibly fighting would be much more difficult and killing or...
  18. Paladín Wulfen

    Plus Ultra: A Second Siglo de Oro | Timeline
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1.

    At the beginning of the 19th century, Spain was occupied by the French Army of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. While in the Spanish Royal Court, King Carlos IV was confronted with his son Fernardo due to differences with respect to the French. But the tension exploded in the Uprising of the city...
  19. AltoRegnant

    AHC: Spanish Malaya

    The treaty of tordesilles allowed for any land discovered by going west to fall under Spanish dominion; this being how they claimed the Philippines. Despite this, the archipelago was the only region in asia Toledo claimed. Your challenge is to give spain lasting control over the island of borneo...
  20. WI: Philip II, Elisabeth of Valois, and Carlos of Asturias all die in 1568

    Philip and Carlos did not like one another, but suppose that despite that whole ordeal, Philip's health begins to deteriorate for unknown reasons, then completely fails him when Elisabeth dies during miscarriage. This leaves Isabel Clara Eugenia and Catalina Micaela as his surviving children...
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