Why not North California and South California? I mean, we already have North/South Carolinas and Dakotas, so why not in Cali?
The states were annexed in 1843 from the Mexican Empire during the Yucatán revoltHaving the history of these two states would be helpful, I think. Like, uh... when were they annexed, from whom, etc.
Alright. Obvious ones might be president names - especially expansionist ones? State names such as Jefferson or Jackson. Maybe something uber-patriotic thing like Liberty, or something Anglophonic like Francia or Drakia (Sir Francis Drake), or New Albion (or just Albion?)The states were annexed in 1843 from the Mexican Empire during the Yucatán revolt
Also I forgot to mention, America is a lot more right wing and aggressive
I don’t know if that will be important in the naming