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Just a list of Presidents of the U.S.

c- Member of the Federal-Republican Party
d- Member of the Patriotic-Whig Party
e- Initially elected vice president as the runner up for the losing Patriotic-Whigs, but switched halfway through vice presidency to the Federal-Republicans.
f- Linn Boyd was defenestrated by an angry mob
g- Vice President Walter T. Colquitt was nominated by the Patriotic-Whig as the running mate of President Campbell, but refused to take the oath of vice president, leaving the position unfilled for Campbell's second term.
h- Died of natural causes
i- Vice President died in office
j- Both the President and Vice President were Assassinated.
k- As President pro tempore at the time, took over as President to finish serving the remainder of Butler's term. Smith ran for and was elected to a full term in his own right.
l- Assassinated
m- Resigned from office due to health issues
Crossposting from Forgotten No More:

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The First Party System is a model of American politics used in history and political science to periodize the political party system that existed in the United States between roughly 1792 and 1836.[1] It featured two national parties competing for control of the presidency, Congress, and the states: the Federalist Party, created largely by Alexander Hamilton and the Revolutionary Elite, and the rival Republican Party, formed by James Madison, Spencer Roane and George Clinton. The Federalists were dominant the executive level, winning seven of the eleven presidential elections. Despite this, the Republicans were dominant in the House for much of the period and elections were heavily competitive. Both parties originated in national politics, but soon expanded their efforts to gain supporters and voters in every state. The Federalists appealed to the business community, the Republicans to the planters and farmers. By 1796 politics in every state was nearly monopolized by the two parties, with party newspapers and caucuses becoming especially effective tools to mobilize voters.

The Federalists promoted the financial system of Alexander Hamilton, which emphasized federal assumption of state debts, a tariff to pay off those debts, a national bank to facilitate financing, and encouragement of banking and manufacturing. The Republicans, originally based in the plantation South, opposed a strong executive power, were hostile to a standing army and navy, demanded a strict reading of the Constitutional powers of the federal government, and strongly opposed the Hamilton financial program. Perhaps even more important was foreign policy, where the Federalists favored Britain because of its political stability and its close ties to American trade, while the Republicans admired the French and the French Revolution.

However, early Federalist successes and then the War of Liberation pushed a more moderate stance within the Republican Party as they aimed to appeal outside of the South. Likewise, the rise of the Tidewater Federalist machinery and Henry Lee's push for war with Great Britain led to a shuffling of political dynamics. By the 1820s, the Republicans and the Federalists had expanded and developed their political theories significantly, though a form of moderatism and mass appeal began to take ahold. The latter part of the First Party System thus saw a number of 'break-away' campaigns during presidential elections as ideological purists challenged growingly centrist candidates.

The First Party System ended with the arrival of the Third Great Awakening (1830s–1860s), as the Republican mainstream was subsumed by the Federalists following the rise of christocracy and libertarianism. In the 1840s, as the Second Party System emerged, the Federalist Party remained a constant as an array of other parties, namely the Free American Party, rode waves of radical rhetoric and social malaise.
Sports fans always ask "How can we bring pro-rel to the US?", but the real question is "How can we bring the Champions League to the US?"

The 2021 NCAA Mens Basketball Champions League Tournament, also branded as NCAA March Madness, is a tournament to determine the men’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championship for the 2020-21 NCAA Men’s Basketball season. The 82nd edition of the tournament began play on March 4th in sites around the state of Indiana, and concluded with the National Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on April 5th.


A total of 74 teams from 49 US states (the lone exception being Alaska, who does not organize a domestic league) and the District of Columbia participated in the tournament. The NCAA’s Internal State Rankings were used to determined to composition of the field: the California, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas Leagues received four bids each; the Ohio and Pennsylvania Leagues received three bids each; teams from the Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (one of which is from the District of Columbia), Michigan, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington Leagues received two bids each, and the remainder of the State Leagues received one bid each.


A total of 32 teams played in the NCAA Mens Basketball Champions League Group Stage, from 24 states, 23 of which entered at this stage while the remaining 9 came from the Qualifying rounds. The draw for the Group Stage was held on Sunday. March 14th (also known as Selection Sunday). These 32 teams were separated into four pots of 8 teams each, seeded by their NET rankings. Teams were prevented from being in the same grouping if they were from the same state league, or from the same inter-state conference. In each group, teams played against each other once in a round-robin format at a neutral site, with the winners and runner ups in each group advancing to the bracket stage, while the 3rd place finishers advanced to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) Knockout stage.


In the Knockout stage, teams play against each other in a single-elimination bracket format. In the Round of 16, the eight group winners are seeded while the eight group runner-ups are nonseeded. Teams from the same state league, inter-state conference or Champions League Group were prohibited from facing each other in the Round of 16, but no such restrictions in subsequent rounds.

The 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Champions League Tournament was headlined by the Gonzaga Bulldogs quest for a perfect season. The Washington school became the first team since the 2013-14 Wichita State Shockers to enter the Champions Tournament undefeated and sought to become the first team to complete an undefeated season since the inception of the Champions League in 1985. While they swept through the Washington State League and the West Coast Conference with ease, the Bulldogs were upset in the quarterfinal round by Illinois. Illinois advanced all the way to the final, where they fell to Baylor in the final. Baylor advanced to the Final Four for the first time in the Champions League era, and won their first title overall. The Cinderella of the tournament was UCLA, who were the only 4th seeded team to win their group stage group and advanced all the way to the semi-final before being beaten by Baylor. LSU also surprisingly made the Final Four for the first time since 2006

The first box is from @Oppo's FDR as Lula list on his test thread. The second is an original from a no Southern strategy timeline I was kicking around.

World of the Continued United Front
* Second Sino-Japanese War
* Chinese Leaders, 20s and 30s
* Asia after the Second Sino-Japanese War, around 1940
* Sino-Soviet Relations, 1930s to 1950s
* United States Politics, to 1960
* Indochina and the Second Indochina War
Indonesia, 1965 to 1989
* Chinese Politics, 1990s
* Russia, 1990s and 2000s
* Himalayan Crisis, 2005-2006

Aftermath of the Himalayan Crisis

Despite its name, the "Comprehensive Peace Accord" signed at the end of the Nepalese Revolution and Sino-Indian War was not as comprehensive as it could have been, particularly in regards to the final status of the territories occupied by the Socialist Republic of China after the war. Those territories were placed under Chinese occupation until an undecided future point, at which point India was guaranteed little more than "advisory consultation". In short, the Chinese pretty much had a final say on the occupied territories

The communist party, however, had a hard time actually figuring out what to do with the occupied territory. Several different ideas were floated by members of the party. On the most pacifistic end of the debate, some simply advocated for returning the entire territory, considering it enough of a win to have defended the Nepalese Revolution. Outside of that minority standpoint, it was generally agreed that the sparsely populated territories of Aksai Chin and the other small border territories outside of Arunachal Pradesh should be annexed to China for security purposes, but there was little similar consensus on the matter of occupied Arunachal Pradesh, the largest and most populated portion of the occupied territories (the easternmost portion on the map in the box below). Some advocated for either directly annexing the territory and integrating it into China-proper as an autonomous zone, or to simply keep it as a zone under military occupation. A proposal during the war to establish a socialist Indian government in occupied territory and push on to try and topple the rest of the country largely died with the end of the war, but some of the more interventionist members of the communist party of china supported establishing a rump socialist India in Arunachal Pradesh, with territorial claims on the rest of the country. Others took a more limited stance, supporting establishing a socialist Arunachal Pradesh that did not claim any additional Indian territory

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To this day, China simply never got around to deciding on a final settlement for the occupied territories. Some time after the end of the war, a provisional civilian government was established in the territory, with practical matters of day-to-day rule gradually shifting from the military (which retains theoretical power, though used less and less as time goes on) to the civilian government. The people of the territory are able to elect a voting representative to the Chinese legislature, as well as the opportunity to take Chinese citizenship if they wish, and the territory has received significant economic investment by the Chinese government. As such, the current status quo is one of a sizable degree of de facto integration even as the military occupation technically continues. Though this could change at a moment's notice if the communist party finally gets around to a final determination on the territory

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After the big defeat in the Sino-Indian War, prime minister Manmohan Singh took a harsh hit to his popularity, being seen by the left as having brought the country into a war that shouldn't have been fought, and seen by the right as a failure in leadership in a war that absolutely should have been fought harder and better. In the early days after the war, there was widespread speculation that his minority government would simply collapse, and a snap election would be called. The left wing and regionalist parties that the INC had relied on, however, ended up supporting continued INC government (extracting many concessions in the process), simply because polling suggested the BJP would win a large majority if a snap election was held, which would put the other parties in a position of less influence. So in the end, the government was able to stumble to the next election intact
Manmohan Singh and the INC were able to win some public approval resurgence between the end of the war and the 2009 election, in part due to a popular policy of expanding investment in the armed forces and harsh rhetoric against China. But there was little doubt that the INC would face defeat, and the BJP was able to successfully capitalize on the political climate-with a strong appeal to rearmament and to hindutva social conservatism to "strengthen the backbone of the nation"-in order to make gains and come out of the elections as the largest party. The NDA (the broader alliance of parties the BJP led) slightly underperformed expectations, failing by a few seats to win a majority of seats, but had little difficulty negotiating with some independent/minor party legislators in order to establish BJP/NDA government

The new government took an even harsher rhetorical stance against China, but after analyzing the state of the armed forces, backed away somewhat from earlier rhetoric regarding potentially sending forces to reclaim the territories lost to China. The government instead largely focused on domestic issues, including a major program of economic privatization, various social conservative measures, and a major cracking down on communist movements in Eastern India, in addition to expansion of military and security funding

Numbers are largely based off the 2009 election, and swings from OTL results in favor of the BJP/NDA, with some additional modifications. Turns out that even with a very narrow popular vote win, the BJP and NDA significantly outperform the INC/UPA, as can occur in "first past the post" systems
Hopefully some coherent notes on the presented films.

With the success of Westworld, MGM decided to restart pre-production on Logan's Run. However, after two producers left the project in less than eighteen months, MGM decided to put the project on the back burner. It was this point that producer Lawrence Gordon approached MGM with a new project, Rollerball. In OTL, Rollerball was optioned by Norman Jewison when he saw the story in an issue of Esquire (Sept. 1973). In TTL, the story appeared in Playboy (June 1973). This led to Gordon optioning the rights before Jewison. Gordon's pitch to MGM included a bankable star, Burt Reynolds.

Gordon had gotten him to agree to star in the film by agreeing to let Reynolds to direct Gordon's next project. In addition, Reynolds would have to pass on The Longest Yard to do Rollerball. That film is still made in TTL, only difference being Kris Kristofferson plays Paul "Wrecking" Crewe. Its reception and box office are similar to OTL.

MGM quickly greenlights Rollerball. It is released in 1975 and was a big hit. Despite Rollerball's success, MGM would not finance Gordon's next film, The End. They felt uneasy with the film's subject matter. Like OTL, the film finds a home at United Artists. The only real difference from OTL's version is that it's released a year earlier.

Now, in OTL, United Artists (UA) released Rollerball. So, what did they release instead? In TTL, screenwriter W. D. Richter approached UA. His script was adaption of The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells. Richter applied a golden age sci-fi tone to work. Think Star Wars (A New Hope). While Rollerball had a bigger box office, The Shape of Things to Come was still a major hit. Its success would inspire the release of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers the following year.

The success of Star Wars in OTL was instrumental to the greenlighting several space-based films. For example, Dan O'Bannon was on the verge of selling the Alien script to Roger Corman when 20th Century Fox came through with a better offer. Since Star Wars wasn't produced in TTL, O'Bannon does sell his script to Corman. Roger changes the script's title back to the original, Star Beast. The film is made on a budget, but it does quite well at the box office, for a Corman film. Outside of B movie and/or sci-fi fans, no one remembers this film at all. So, TTL lacks the Alien franchise/fandom.

In 1976, Dick Richards and Jerry Bruckheimer's deal with ITC to make March or Die fell through. So, they approached various Hollywood studios about the project. An MGM executive who liked what they did with The Culpepper Cattle Co. and Farewell, My Lovely agreed to greenlight the film, but only if they would do Logan's Run first. They agreed and brought in David Zelag Goodman rewrite the script. Pre-production went well, but as the project was to begin production, they began to get push back from other MGM executives.

Fortunately, Alan Ladd Jr. had just been hired by MGM after being push out at 20th Century Fox. There had been clashes between Ladd and other executives over his film choices. The last straw had been his support for Damnation Alley. Ironically, it would be Fox's only major hit in the late 70s. Ladd quickly removed any roadblocks and Logan's Run had a smooth production. The film would be the first of several hits that Ladd made for MGM until he left in 1985.

TTL's Logan's Run is closer to the book than OTL's film. The carousel scene doesn't exist as Stanley Greenberg never worked on the screenplay. The old man is not Peter Ustinov, but rather the sandman pursuing Logan. He able to hide his age due to a faulty palm crystal and plastic surgery. Unlike the film, Sanctuary does exist. But unlike the novel, it is earthbound settlement as opposed to a space station near Mars.


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James Bond in Film
Jaws (1975)
Flash Gordon (1976) and Buck Rogers (1976)
The Legend of King Kong (1977)
Superman (1977) and Damnation Alley (1977)
Apocalypse Now (1971), Manhattan Murder Mystery (1977), and Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Doc Savage: The Ring of Fire (1978)
George Lazenby as James Bond: On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) & Diamonds Are Forever (1970)
Roger Moore as James Bond: Live and Let Die (1972), For Your Eyes Only (1973), The Man with the Golden Gun (1975), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), From a View to a Kill (1979)
The Wiz (1976), A Star is Born (1976), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1976), and Caddyshack (1978)
Tanked (1978), National Lampoon's Class Reunion (1979), Police Squad (1980), Space: 1999 (1982)
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Another project of mine that has been...... semi-stillborn. While I had wanted to keep to the traditional format for American infobox templates with this parallel, it did unfortunately mean that a number of parties were regularly left out, and I seem to have neglected to include a proper caption to the Parliamentary Diagram that would have made mention of them. I may continue it to the Present Day at some point.


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(Context for the below, click through to enlarge. Apologies for quality, they were made some time ago and they were not my best.)

Having been 'screwed out of the nomination' by the Democrats at the convention, come 2004, the Grand Old Man was determined to run again; he had come so close to getting it in 2000 that he was determined to get it on his second go, hopefully without chicanery. He was of the mind that had he won the nomination 'that [he] deserved', the Democrats would have won a third term. So, the Grand Old Man ran once again in 2004, but so did another face from the 1980s... Jesse Jackson. Jackson proceeded to win Iowa against expectations, as well as New Hampshire. The grand old man was concerned that he might not get the requisite momentum to get a strong lead. However, he managed to scrape some key wins in most of the remaining states before Super Tuesday, before winning a landslide on the big day. From there on out, it was just a matter of making sure the convention wasn't brokered again; he had a gut feeling they would screw him out of the nomination if it got to that stage. It was close, but it soon became clear that this was unlikely to happen. In May, Jackson, the last man standing, dropped out of the race officially. The Grand Old Man, on his third attempt, had finally become the presumptive nominee. He proceeded to win all remaining delegates up for grabs. He soon announced his pick for Vice President; Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack. In July, the Democratic Convention officially nominated the pair. Meanwhile, for the Republican nomination, George W. Bush received only the token opposition of Representative Ron Paul, the Libertarian nominee for President back in 1988, who ran in retaliation of Bush managing to 'steal the nomination' from John McCain, who won more votes and indeed first round delegates than him. Bush won all but one delegate, and was easily renominated along with Vice President Whitman. With that, the general election campaign begun.


In almost every poll from 2003 onwards, Bush had led against all potential Democratic nominees. This continued after the 2004 conventions, especially after the usual convention boost for the Republicans, who came after the Democrats in August. However, Bush made one gaffe too many, and it began to take a toll. With little over a month to go before the election, the Grand Old Man, and the Democrats as a whole, led in the polls for the first time on average since before 2003. Though this lead would largely dissipate, with the average reverting to a Republican lead after long, the Democrats remained incredibly close behind. The final poll before the election showed the Republicans ahead on the popular vote by about 0.6%. When the returns started coming in, it was immediately clear that the Democrats were overperforming. Though Bush and the Republicans flipped New Mexico from 2000, the Democrats and the Grand Old Man were ahead by a very uncharacteristically large margin in Florida, at least in relative terms. The Sunshine State, in the end, was called in record time, which most pundits agreed was probably the death knell for the Republicans chances of winning re-election, with Iowa and New Hampshire ending up flipping for the Democrats as well. It was not long before, at long last, the media called the election, and Bush swiftly conceded. And so, in the end, the Grand Old man pulled it off. After 42 years in the Senate, and a presidential bid 24 years earlier, he had succeeded in his ambition. At the age of 72, he was the oldest person to be elected President for a first term. On January 20th, 2005, he was sworn in, and a new dawn broke in the United States of America, with the Grand Old Man at its helm.

How would the Democrats win New York in 1940 with Theodore "Nuclear War is preferable to Interracial Marriage" Bilbo on the ticket? Not a chance the Jews, African-Americans and other Democrat voting "ethnics" in New York City would support a Klansman.
I was bored so I came up with this:

How would the Democrats win New York in 1940 with Theodore "Nuclear War is preferable to Interracial Marriage" Bilbo on the ticket? Not a chance the Jews, African-Americans and other Democrat voting "ethnics" in New York City would support a Klansman.
Go west, life is peaceful there.

To late and to long a life. Kennedy's health was already failing during his presidency so the odds of him being healthy enough to run after about 1966 (and alive after 1980 at the latest) are very low.

Also no connection to California (although Marilyn has lived there for many years) so real risk his opponents paint him as a carpetbagger.
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