Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by Beedok, Jun 15, 2014.
I accidentally posted this in the main Map Thread last night (because I was "le tired"), so I'm just quote-posting it here.
I can tell you now, the Patagonia thing has no known support. I'm Argentinian and I checked with Patagonian friends over it. Idk why Wikipedia lists it as a movement.
He has a sourcebook filled with seemingly thousands of pages of source quotes
Nguyuit seems to the the independent state for the Shanghainese dialect
And w. Tasmania, I guess i someone from the 30s proposed it and maybe it got traction back then
Idk either, I just went with what wikipedia had
Interesting, it looks pretty comprehensive although at a glance I suspect the veracity of some of the sources provided - for instance they simply cite “the Congress for Cultural Freedom” as a source for the aims of Yugoslav Partisans and their willingness to be subsumed into the Soviet Union which is at very least... less than academic.
He seems to cite basically everything he's seen about it
There are reliable resources, in MediaFire files as seen here: https://www.deviantart.com/totentanz0/journal/Devious-Journal-Entry-663127191
It has every source he uses for his maps.
I found this map, I think it's an interesting proposal
Why 68 degrees north as the border?
Should've put it one degree higher.
Also, apparently this was a thing:
Also, if you think Greenland is a long shot, here's two other modern ideas for American land-purchasing (the first of which is basically what's shown above)
So, but for $5 million in the 1850s Ciudad Juarez (as part of greater El Paso) would be part of the United States and Arizona would have a port......
Or, just to piss of Arizona, they could have admitted the area as one state.
Number one was actually going to happen until Gadsden shot himself in the foot by insulting Mexico.
Were they planning on attaching the land south of Texas to Texas, or to turn it into a separate state?
Why is Baja California red on the third proposal?
I think it's probably supposed to be in blue.
Separate names with a comma.