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  1. Alpha_North Emperor of The Golden State

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    Prime Minister Winston Churchill dealing with a large Southern rebellion, who were able to own "slaves" past the 19th Century by creating an economic system where they'd be forced to work, die on the streets, or make a perilous to the Northern Provinces within the United Dominion of America. Churchill was working on stopping this system by giving relief to these Black victims, but Southerners were incited once more since the Great Southern Uprising of 1850 to fight the British. The mention of Australia comes from when the British Dominion was under the Greater Anglo Party, who led the genocide of Australian Natives after the Sydney Incident of 1940, where buildings in Sydney were burnt down and the government blamed the natives for this attack. Winston Churchill would be forced to stop this genocide.

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    Chinese general So Min-Tao, who led an uprising against the Qing Dynasty in 1856, forming the Nestorian Republic of China (內斯托里亞共和國 Nèi sī tuō lǐ yǎ gònghéguó) (1856-Dcember 8, 1943) with help from the French Empire under Prime Minister Jacob Dupage. Today, he is reviled among many Chinese as an imperialistic, genocidal blowhard who betrayed all the people of China (both Han or otherwise) for power and revenge, though some see him as a naive fool who could not see the consequences turning China christian would have on it; he's much more highly regarded among Nestorians on the other hand, though this is decreasing.

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  3. Taxationistheft Well-Known Member

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    President Teddy Roosevelt remarks wryly after viewing the film Birth of a Nation, aware that his rival, Wilson, has been signing its praises. He has no time for Southern revisionism, his says.

    "It is after careful thought, that the government of the Confederate states has deemed that the only way to save herself from Abe Lincoln is to emancipate the slaves"
     
  4. Frank Hart Be Who You Want To Be

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    By late 1863, the Confederate States realized that they were fighting a losing war. In order to at least preserve a portion of their territory, they emancipated their slaves on February 8, 1864. Through this, the Confederates managed to hold on to Florida, most of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, and portions of Mississippi.

    "Salmon, death is not the end of life, it is just the intermission. There still is an Act II."
     
  5. SonOfSharknado Well-Known Member

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    An excerpt from Patrick Stewart's narration of an episode of the Planet Earth miniseries from 2006 about life in the freshwater biomes in North America, during the segment about the migration of salmons.

    "I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." -Muhammad Ali
     
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    Muhammad Ali in that timeline was a well known civil rights leader. That propelled him to the Presidency once he decided to run. He narrowly won the election on a civil rights platform. He was also quoted as saying that there is always much to be done for securing equality for all.

    How is it that in the face of mounting despair and everyone giving up on America ,our only hope is... Taylor Swift.
     
  7. Frank Hart Be Who You Want To Be

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    With the Second Cold War looming, the world plunged into a Great Depression in 2014, with many countries engulfed in riots. In the United States alone, many unsatisfactory presidents came and went, emigration out of the country surged, and by 2028, the Libertarian Party decided on Tennessee Senator and country singer Taylor Swift as their presidential candidate. According to West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, the existing Democratic/Republican dichotomy will doom the United States if not rectified, followed by the above quote.

    "Seventy years ago, the Iron Curtain extended from Lübeck to Trieste. Thirty years ago, it was from Belomorsk to Rostov-na-Donu. If this continues, according to many, in ten years' time we'd be pushed across the Volga, or even the Northern Dvina. And with the Mordvins revolting now, we won't even have five years to rectify this."
     
  8. sampleswift Well-Known Member

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    Russia was losing ground badly as the years passed by. The Iron Curtain was a system of defensive fortifications that Russia had built to protect itself and its sphere of influence. However, the sphere of influence was shrinking after each decade. The Mordvins were an ethnic group that did not like Russian governance and were rebelling, diverting the attention of the Russian armed forces. The Russian government feared that in ten years' time, they would lose all their sphere of influence or even suffer a civil war or massive collapse. The time to rectify this collapse would be greatly diminished by the Mordvin revolt.

    To win, you need to adapt, and to adapt, you need to laugh away all your restraints and let it go. Everything holding you back. No right, no wrong, no rules for me. Become free. A politician who laughs is a politician who always wins.
     
  9. KingOnTheEdge Vive La Revolucion

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    A quote from a private recording between presidential candidate Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Reagan was fiercely anti-government and had issues with the notion anyone was above the law, including his close friend Nixon. Reagan would later leak the tape a few days before the election, giving nixon no chance to counter it.


    "Check and mate, Stalin. This revolution will burn down capitalism without the Russians." -Premier Leon Trotsky, 1943
     
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  11. KingOnTheEdge Vive La Revolucion

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    American trade with the central powers had a huge spike in the years leading up to 1914 as it fell with the entente, when Britain tried to annex liberia, something america and Germany both wholly opposed, so when Germany was blockaded during ww1, the economy soured heavily, and many argued the american people were suffering like the European powers for no wrong doing.

    Thus the twenties had america in a tense spot. Then the london stock market crashed. The second civil war was long and bloody, with the Workers Union in the rust belt; the Greater Texan Republic in texas, Oklahoma, and arizona; the Golden Circle in the south east of Texas and in Cuba; alta California; and the Cascade Republic in the northwest. That textbook was a Texan Republic book in reference to the fact that Britain was one of the greatest enemy of the old republic

    "The death of the empress has damned American democracy."
     
  12. sampleswift Well-Known Member

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    American democracy was supposed to provide a new era of prosperity and freedom in Japan. However, with a coup that killed many members of the Diet along with the figurehead Empress, that age of prosperity and freedom ended, and American democracy and its utilization were damned for failing to prevent that coup. The supposed spreaders of freedom and protectors of democracy utterly failed to do so, and they will be remembered poorly by history. It also caused many Americans to see the "New Manifest Destiny of Democracy" ideas as a failure.

    In retrospect, the fact that the Muslim World became the science hub of the world was due to tolerant policies by the sultans and long stretches of peace where scientists could work on their studies with fewer interruptions.
     
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    From a history textbook written in the 31st century, reflecting on the second Islamic Golden Age of the 20th to 28th centuries, where a series of fortunately-benevolent Sultans and democratically-elected leaders led to union and cooperation between the many Middle Eastern nations. This allowed for the aforementioned extended peace and the economic strength to dedicate time and resources to the exploration of the Arts and Sciences.

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  14. KingOnTheEdge Vive La Revolucion

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    The British Imperial Federation, in an effort to limit the racism in the administration, became more and more tolerant, encouraging equality. As such, when king George IV took the crown, he had to prove an understanding of the minority cultures of the empire.

    "Would someone please explain what the hell is going on in Spain? Communists, monarchist, syndiclists, actual fucking nazis again, and one of the sides is raising the president of Venezuela to the throne??"
     
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    After a period of conquest in the early 1700's which saw Spain absorb much land to the Loire River and Genoa [2], Spain suffered a radical influx of problems with the dawn of the 1800's, which reached its climax in the early 1920's, with fighting factions leading to its collapse in 1903's fall of Spain, separating into various states still prone to fighting. The few royals fled to Venezuela, where they tried to form a new empire with help from the Portuguese but failed with American-British-Mexican intervention. This quote was spoken by a Dena Commonwealth writer visiting England.

    [1] Nazi refers not to national socialists, but a derogatory term for a confederation of France, the Low Countries and Germany banding together to resist Spain and support one another, derived from Schnauzer, referring to how one member sardonically said they all had facial hair in common at one meeting.
    [2] Most of everything west of Seville was given up though.

    "It is more likely the End Times will happen that a New Orleans man will ever say anything intelligent."
     
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    New Orleans was affected by a long string of lead and other pollution that caused a high rate of mental deficiency in the era. As a result, people thought that it was very unlikely for a New Orleans man to say anything intelligent due to the high rates of mental disabilities in the area; this was coupled with the fears that the End Times were arriving due to a terrifying economic depression and riots all over the country due to many unsatisfactory presidents.

    "In a historical irony, all of Europe, in addition to Russia and Japan, has embraced democracy, while it had collapsed in what used to be the United States of America (where modern democracy originated)."
     
  17. KingOnTheEdge Vive La Revolucion

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    A literature professor's book on the effects of the American collapse due to the trade with the reichspakt suffering during ww1 when the entente won the war. (Detailed above)

    "The French Empire, and the constituent kingdoms of France, Belgium, Louisiana, Haiti, Algiers, Sudan, The Kongo, Vietnam, Deccan, Quebec, declare war on the Union of German Peoples for their assault upon the people of the Denmark, France's greatest ally." -1838
     
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    France was more successful at colonization due to Napoleon I forcing Britain to sue for peace. Denmark befriended France early on, which was why France protected it from a resurgent Germany called the Union of German peoples.

    While some may consider the Swift administration the latest step in celebrity candidates, it started the road to success at reducing the despair, economic peril, and division plaguing the nation.
     
  19. Eparkhos_Ton_Trapezous Dux Theodoros ton Khaldeia

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    A quote from Why Electing a Book to the Presidency was a Bad Idea, by Robert Smith. Smith's book details how the election of the book Tom Swift to the Presidency in 1912 led to the second and third American Civil Wars.

    "Quite frankly, if we had the support of the entirety of South Africa's nuclear arsenal, as opposed to only power plants, then Adolf Hitler would be hanging in Cecil Square."

    - Robert Mugabe
     
  20. InfernoMole RWBY delenda est

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    Excerpt from Zimbabwe-Rhodesian Army commander Robert Mugabe's speech on the outcome of the Pink Insurgency in Portuguese Africa, spoken in Salisbury on April 11th of 1983. In his speech, Mugabe accused the South African government (then led by Allan Hendrickse of the Labour Party) of leniency regarding the fight against the Portuguese, despite the Prime Minister consistently professing his commitment to the war against Portugal. The Pink Insurgency would result into the independence of Africa's Portuguese colonies and the downfall of the Americo Tomas regime, precipitating the start of the Lusophone Troubles.

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