Miscellaneous <1900 (Alternate) History Thread

'US Implements Free Silver', which at least temporarily kicks aside gold's dominance in backing America's currency.
 
What if Puquina language became the principal language of the Inca Empire?

PS: This is inspired by the video lecture by Prof. Rodolfo Cerrón Palomino.
The Titicaca region would be more important maybe. Mapuche people would also probably be dragged into the sphere of the Andes.
The upper class of the Inca would probably also make more of an effort to socialize with Arawakan peoples further north.
Plus, when the Spanish come, they would probably have somewhat of an easier time learning Puquina rather than Kallawaya.
 
So how did horses get to races before road transport? I assume railways? And spur lines to the courses? But how did the horses get to the stations in the first place?
 
The upper class of the Inca would probably also make more of an effort to socialize with Arawakan peoples further north.
That would be an interesting, if not intriguing, possibility, considering the hypothetical relationship between Puquina and Arawakan languages.
 
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What If... Katherine of Aragon is pregnant when Arthur dies, and gives birth to a healthy boy and girl. The Boy, named Arthur, is named Prince of Wales and Heir by Henry VII, with his Uncle Henry to be his Regent, though with more curtailed powers than the situation with Richard II.

Not sure what this would do to English history other than be quite different...
 
Actually, having the famine in Northern Luzon favor the Pagans instead of the Christians and the Ilocanos would change the history of the Philippines, it would lead the Spanish to sell Luzon to the British in 1800s as they had been debating that since the 7 years war for the Philippines because the Tabacco monopoly would fail.

Actually having Luzon given up in the 7 years war to Britain might be a blessing in disguise to the Spanish.
 
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Actually, having the famine in Northern Luzon favor the Pagans instead of the Christians and the Ilocanos would change the history of the Philippines, it would lead the Spanish to sell Luzon to the British in 1800s as they had been debating that since the 7 years war for the Philippines because the Tabacco monopoly would fail.
So.... Were would be an Ilocano/Samtoy-wank, but where?
 
So.... Were would be an Ilocano/Samtoy-wank, but where?
We are in an Ilocano wank and I was told that the rest of Luzon and the nobility there actually either dislike or hate them, If Luzon is independent the Macabebeans and Ilocanos would be treated as traitor races due to them being used as mercenaries and allying with the Spanish.

Actually, an independent Luzon is a Nightmare for Ilocanos.
 
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Did the Royal Navy (UK) have some sort of berthing rights in Malta in the 1770s? I was just reading about Orlov after Chesme and it said he availed himself of RN facilities in Malta, but this is 3 decades before Britain took the island...
 
What If... Katherine of Aragon is pregnant when Arthur dies, and gives birth to a healthy boy and girl. The Boy, named Arthur, is named Prince of Wales and Heir by Henry VII, with his Uncle Henry to be his Regent, though with more curtailed powers than the situation with Richard II.

Not sure what this would do to English history other than be quite different...
She won't be Queen Regnant. Henry will be in the position of either claiming the throne for himself (on the basis that Long Live The King! doesn't work for a fetus) or of vying for the Regency, which the nobility are not going to want to give to a foreign-born Queen...
 
What If... Katherine of Aragon is pregnant when Arthur dies, and gives birth to a healthy boy and girl. The Boy, named Arthur, is named Prince of Wales and Heir by Henry VII, with his Uncle Henry to be his Regent, though with more curtailed powers than the situation with Richard II.

Not sure what this would do to English history other than be quite different...
She won't be Queen Regnant. Henry will be in the position of either claiming the throne for himself (on the basis that Long Live The King! doesn't work for a fetus) or of vying for the Regency, which the nobility are not going to want to give to a foreign-born Queen...
Katherine would be Regent not Queen, Queen Mother or else as Arthur was NEVER King of England. And considering who here we are in England (and NOT France) then the Regent of young Arthur will be Henry Tudor, Duke of York. And Richard III‘s story would do NOTHING in limiting Henry’s powers as regent... the fact who Richard III had done what he has DO NOT IMPLY who any other regent will do the same.
And while Arthur died BEFORE the birth of hi children, his father was still alive and still King so young Arthur would follow his grandfather on the throne
 
Katherine would be Regent not Queen, Queen Mother or else as Arthur was NEVER King of England. And considering who here we are in England (and NOT France) then the Regent of young Arthur will be Henry Tudor, Duke of York. And Richard III‘s story would do NOTHING in limiting Henry’s powers as regent... the fact who Richard III had done what he has DO NOT IMPLY who any other regent will do the same.
And while Arthur died BEFORE the birth of hi children, his father was still alive and still King so young Arthur would follow his grandfather on the throne
Oh yeah

Oh well, I can't remember everything.
 
Who would inhabit Estonia, Pannonia, Sapmi, Finland and Karelia if the Uralic peoples just, never existed ?
Finland, Karelia and Northern Fenno Scandia would be inhabited by Indoeuropean peoples, Germanic probably, who were after all probably there in some minor fashion prior to the Finnic populations.
Estonia would be divided between mostly Balts and some Germanic groups in the coast and islands.
 
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