Affiliated States of Boreoamerica thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by False Dmitri, Oct 5, 2011.

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  1. False Dmitri Я хочу пельменей

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    It was never majority Mormon, but they're a significant presence especially in the northwestern part of the state. Arques is more Mormon by percentage than any other state, but they're still pretty far from a majority.

    Any reference to the Arques' English speaking population mostly is about Mormons.
     
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    Something else that occurs to me: The Mormon settlers no doubt had outsized influence in the mid-19th century, when the province was taking shape. Unlike the Louisianans, they came to the Arques with the expectation and the habits of representative government. So they certainly took the lead in setting up local town meetings and the like, and in demanding a representative assembly at the provincial level.

    Louisiana and Mexico also surveyed the borders, at least in part, with the intent to divide the Mormons among different states, hoping to dilute their future influence. This more or less worked as hoped, and the borders did work to increase factionalism among the Saints, so that today there is no single LDS church but rather multiple competing denominations.
     
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