Chapter 762: The Draft and American Anarchism
Chapter 762: The Draft and American Anarchism

To win the Second Great War, the United States of America could not rely on volunteers alone, but had to reinstall the draft for the duration of the war. However fighting this war for European Colonies and Imperialism of one King (Spanish Republican Government in Exile) and Empire (British) against another King or Emperor (the Axis Central Powers) was quit unpopular, as was the draft that had started because of this in general. Both together with the long term of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal politics were seen by many as quit authoritarian itself. Thanks to this opposition the Anarchist, Socialist and Communist Community inside the United States Grew during the Second Great War. In America they mainly opposed the authority of President Roosevelt, rejected his New Deal and his division to got to War because of the Philippines and the European Colonies, yes even worse to for some groups, to help Uncle Joe (Stalin), while other groups supported at least this last move. To them this form of state was undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful. Many of them at first were Christian Anarchists (anarcho-christians) and anarcho-pacifists in the beginning. Many young anarchists of this period departed from previous generations both by embracing pacifism and by devoting more energy to promoting avant-garde culture, preparing the ground for a future anarchist-socialist-communist generation in the 1950ies in the process. The editors of the anarchist journal Retort, for instance, produced a volume of writings by Second Great War draft resistors imprisoned at Danbury, Connecticut, while regularly publishing the poetry and prose of writers such as Kenneth Rexroth and Norman Mailer. From the 1930s to the 1950s, then, the radical pacifist movement in the United States harbored both social democrats and anarchists, at a time when the anarchist movement itself seemed on its last legs. The Second Great War however ensured a revival of the movement, especially in the United States and later all across the Anglo-Saxon, English speaking world. As such anarchism influenced writers associated with the Beat Generation such as Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. Anarcho-pacifism as a tendency within the anarchist movement rejected the use of violence in the struggle for social change. The main early influences were the thought of Henry David Thoreau and Leo Tolstoy while later the ideas of Mohandas Gandhi gained importance in their ideals, movements and ideology too. It developed mostly in Holland, Britain, and the United States, before and during the Second Great War, when it split to North America. Dorothy Day, (1897–1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. She was also considered to be an anarchist, and did not hesitate to use the term. In the 1930s, Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker movement, a nonviolent, pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their behalf. Ammon Hennacy (1893–1970) was an American pacifist, Christian anarchist, vegetarian, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly (member of the Industrial Workers of the World, abridged IWW). He practiced tax resistance and established the Joe Hill House of Hospitality in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Anarchism continued to influence important American literary and intellectual personalities of the time, such as Paul Goodman, together with C. Wright Mills, he contributed to politics during the 1940s, with a journal edited during the 1940s by Dwight Macdonald. In 1947, he published two books, Kafka's Prayer and Communitas, a classic study of urban design coauthored with his brother Percival Goodman. However at the End of the Second Great War with the emerging of facts about what truly had happened inside the Socialist-Communist Soviet Union, as well as the common root of many Anarchists in anarcho-syndicalism and therefore Syndicalism, similar to the core of Fascism, National Socialism, Fascist Royalism and National Monarchism left no good impression of Anarchists. That was especially true after the Rust Belt Revolt (also known as the Rust Belt Uprising, the Industrial Workers Rebellion and the Anarcho-Communist Revolution). Afterwards many of the roughly 1,400 to 2,100 Soviet residents, agents and Soviet Union) refugees as well as American leaders involved in this rebellious uprising and the declaration of the Commonwealth of America were unlike in the Gulf States (diplomatic supported by the German Empire and the Axis Central powers) and the Pacific States (who shortly following deceleration of their independence by the winning Coprospist Parties after the Japanese had economically helped the West Coast recover economically when Washington focused most of it's reconstruction after the economic collapse following the Second Great War on the East Coast, they had quickly become a member of the Co-Prosperity Sphere, having their independence protected by the Japanese Empire) were charged with treason. Anarchist, Communist and Socialist parties, groups and Trade Unions involved in the violent uprising and according to some historiens a even attempted coup to End the Untied States for a Commonwealth of America were outlawed, their leaders shot by firing squats as afterwards a Red Scare haunted the Nation. The United States Police and Military reacted harsh and cracked down the uprising with massive revolt from their side as well, after Commonwealthonists Rebells had killed President Thomas Edmund Dewey while he was hard working rebuilding the country from the Second Depression, Inflation and Unemployment. Some historians even believed for his role of Ending the Second Great War in a diplomatic negotiated peace, his decision to let the South and Western States leave the Union without further bloodshed after a Great Global War and his work to nearly undo the internal social and economic crisis following it Dewey should have deserved to have his face at Mount Rushmore next to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. The Shock of the violent revolt that was the Rust Belt Uprising and the following Red Scare would give rise to the later Royalist Scare and the Coprospist Scare, the idea that the Axis Central Powers and the Co-Prosperity Sphere could weaken and destabilize the Remnant United States from within to establish governments of their own ideology, leading to widespread mistrust of family and neighbors if someone showed dubious, questionable political views.

 
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What could possibly go wrong?
With a USA retreating from the Second Great War and in another Great Depression, there is not much poor Dewey could have done better, combined with that some German and Japanese trade restrictions and the American post-war economy and the American worker would not be having a good time after 1944 TTL I figured.


“Suppose they gave a war, and nobody came? Why then, the war would come to you!”
— Bertolt Brecht
 
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Just an idea for how i would split the Kingdom of Great Britain after its defeat.
-Kingdom of England under King Robert I of Wittelsbach(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupprecht,_Crown_Prince_of_Bavaria)
-Kingdom of Wales under King Albert I of Saxony(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Christian,_Margrave_of_Meissen)
-Kingdom of Scotland under King James VIII of Liechtenstein (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Joseph_II,_Prince_of_Liechtenstein)
-Kingdom of Ireland under King Brian III of Prussia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Karl_Franz_of_Prussia)
 
I'm very sure I've saved the German British King idea allready in my notes ^^

Yeah Pelley and co will have a field day after that uprising, it is a dystopia after all. ;D
 
The wAllies TTL have a problem similar to 1918 Germany...

Not only are they getting beaten in several fronts, segments of the populace really oppose the war and the leadership is not being very honest.

And once a treaty is signed, or the war is winded down...


How many angry veterans probably without a job that return home? America will probably have a shit load of weapons left, but not the ability to put them into good use in post war environment. The veterans may just form "Freikorps" style paramilitaries if they cannot get a job.

Meanwhile people like Pelley, Charles Coughlin, can be like "see, I told you, FDR is a puppet of (insert scapegoat here)" and because the war is lost it will have some credibility.

Meanwhile George Lincoln Rockwell could be like a Hitler figure in one of the successor states, a disgruntled veteran already with reactionary views who because the face of a burgeoning fascist movement.
 
The wAllies TTL have a problem similar to 1918 Germany...

Not only are they getting beaten in several fronts, segments of the populace really oppose the war and the leadership is not being very honest.

And once a treaty is signed, or the war is winded down...


How many angry veterans probably without a job that return home? America will probably have a shit load of weapons left, but not the ability to put them into good use in post war environment. The veterans may just form "Freikorps" style paramilitaries if they cannot get a job.

Meanwhile people like Pelley, Charles Coughlin, can be like "see, I told you, FDR is a puppet of (insert scapegoat here)" and because the war is lost it will have some credibility.

Meanwhile George Lincoln Rockwell could be like a Hitler figure in one of the successor states, a disgruntled veteran already with reactionary views who because the face of a burgeoning fascist movement.
Don't give to much away of futre planned chapters XD :p ^^
 
Don't give to much away of futre planned chapters XD :p ^^
Well glad I am not alone in that type of thinking.

I think though American fascism will be quite different than ttl european, more grounded within republicanism and Anglo Saxon roots.

I love this Pelleyite flag, wouldn’t be a national flag probably though but a party one.

Also this works but it wouldn’t be Huey but Pelley on it

 
Stay safe, old chap.
Hope so thank's to my disability I'm part of the high-risk group even at a normal flu, is my beloved granddad who just recently has had chemotherapy. I'll try to prewrite a few chapters and read here to pass some time, while also trying to get in shape for my girl again (as well as for my own well being). ^^

What we also could do while I'm sick is to make a few questions and answers about my TL's to stay in contact with the readers and plan the future together.
 
Broke up with my girl today, don't have to be treated that way when I help her each day, try my best and do everything I can to make her happy, even if It's not my first choice to do some of the things we did together.

So if there is a girl here liking my stories and hobby, I'm free again (and for once in a long time since this relationship I feel free too) ;D XD

But away from that any questions of you readers reguarding TTL? Ideas and plans for it's future you wish to see implemented?
 
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Will start a new series of short TL's soon (like my the Thing TL), kind of like wikipedia articles planned in short chapters. Hope you readers will like that one too.

The Ten Continents Series:
- From Aotearoa to Zealandia (twenty to fourty chapters planned for this first part of the series)
- From Kumari Kandam/ Lemuria to Mauritia
- From Atlantis to the America
- From Mu to Hawai'i
 
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Chapter 763: A Hirsch Family Story
Chapter 763: A Hirsch Family Story

The family history of the Jewish Hirsch family began in Schlesien (Silesia) in Uppeln (German Oppeln, Polish Opole) when it had been part of the German Empire. Served their country as low tier nobility junkers with their own estate, the times for the Hirsch family were not as pleasant after the German Empire had won the Great War, as they feared they would end up as territory given to the new state of Poland. Later on the rise of the National Socialist saw another hardship for the Hirsch family, as the Nazi's confiscated their homes and goods, but luckily the German military coup ended that nightmare quickly. Still antisemitism were not gone over night, neither were all Nazi's and so the Hirsch family still did not fell fully welcome in the Third German Empire, even after the German Emperor and the former state they loved so much had returned. With the return of Imperial German territory from the Kingdom of Poland and the resettlement of many Poles further east another opportunity stroke. The far most eastern polish provinces had been made into the independent States and Kingdoms of White Ruthenia and Ukrainia. Inside the Kingdom of White Ruthenia, second son of the German Emperor Wilhelm II, Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia (born Wilhelm Eitel Friedrich Christian Karl; 7 July 1883) had become King Wilhelm of White Ruthenia and called out to the disliked, distrusted and persecuted Jews of Europe, that they would have a safe heaven and welcoming new home inside his new kingdom. While not all White Ruthenians agreed with the idea, the Jews soon became one of the largest, most influential groups that helped King Wilhelm to build up his new state. New schools and universities were build and the massive immigration of Jews soon left their mark on the new State as well. Here the Hirsch Family found a new home as well in Pinsk/ Pińsk were they would settle.

During the Second Great War Abraham Hirsch joined the White Ruthenian Army and would never return from the Eastern Crusade, leaving his wife Rinat to raise the young Helmut alone. He would grow into a handsome young man, moving to Mińsk/ Minsk where he would find the love of his life, Krista after the Second Great War. Together they became three daughters, Maria (1952), Hannah (1958) and Kristina (1961). While Maria and Hannah would stay without kids, Kristina would marry Pe'er (a russian noble originally named Peter) and give birth to the twins Menahem (Menachem – he comforts, he consoles) and Matanel (Mattanel, Matan'el – god's gift) in 1986. While Matanel would join in his grandfathers foodsteps and make a career in the Royal White Ruthenian forces, more correctly the Royal White Ruthenian Navy (who patrolled mainly on the countries rivers), the second son Menahem himself became a banker and foreign trader with the Hirsch family lead Jewish Bank of Minsk (the later Jewish Bank of White Ruthenia) and the Hirsch Trading Company that would even have trade conctacts as far as America, Africa and Asia. In his free time Menahem would write poems and stories about fantasy, science fiction and alternate history. Matanel on the other hand would see the world, when joint German-White Ruthenian military interventions would bring him to Africa, Latin America and South Asia. The two twins would live until 2068 (Matanel) as well as 2096 (Menahem) having lived a fullfileld and happy life, not only in their home country and kingdom of White Ruthenia, were they joined the Royal Jewish Party, but also travel and see as much of the world during their work and free time as they humanly could. Fascinated by German Imperial and Japanese Imperial states, people, culture, religion and art Menahem would name one of his three children the son Benedict (Latin: good speak) and the daughter Honoka (Japanese: harmony flower), while his thrid child Kalman (from Salomon or Shlomo).
 
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Before anyone asks, yes that is my family story TTL, just turned east on the continent, instead of west over the great lake like OTL. ^^
 
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