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  1. Execution of General Hull in 1814

    In OTL after the capture of Detroit by Isaac Brock during the War of 1812, Brigadier General William Hull was court mashalled, convicted and sentenced to death over accusations of cowardice and negligence of duty. Only intervention of President Madison prevented his killing. Is it possible...
  2. How does a Great War scenario play out with a larger Canada?

    This is strictly a thought exercise as there would be so many butterflies in a world with a century prior PoD, but we’ll use our Great War as we know exactly how it all went down. The Canadian Expeditionary Force misses the opening stages of the war and doesn’t show up until 1915 as per OTL...
  3. The Year of Four Presidents
    Threadmarks: I: The Conclusion of the War

    America was to face its greatest trial in the year of 1814, two years into the conflagration that had engulfed North America. The triple disasters of Washington, Baltimore and Plattsburgh had taken their toll on the ailing president Madison and on the night of October 3rd, 1814, he passed after...
  4. No Erie Canal

    What would the effects be on the Northeast if the Erie Canal had never been constructed? Even though my initial POD is more military, my question is more of an economic one. Let's say the War of 1812 goes swimmingly for Britain and the new border is the Mohawk River-Lake Oneida-Oneida...
  5. Manchuria/Mongolia Without a Russo-Japanese War

    Let's say for arguments sake that Spain and America never go to war so sometime in early 20th century Japan makes a play for the Philippines. Japan wins and gets bogged down occupying the Spanish Pacific. So 1904-05 comes around and Japan and Russia don't go to war. Now when things heat...
  6. Treaty of Ghent question

    The capital is burned, Britain has control of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and stubbornly holds out in the Northwest, Plattsburgh has fallen, Britain occupies both sides of the Niagara and New Orleans could fall at any moment. America has clearly lost the War of 1812. I doubt Britain would do it...
  7. 1812: a Timeline

    Hey all, this is my first timeline on the board so please be gentle. I'm going to try and get an update per week. The War of 1812, a war between the United States and the British Empire (as well as Britain’s Indian allies) lasted from June 18, 1812 to March 10, 1815. It began, as all wars...
  8. Butterflies of a 'Greater Canada'

    Not to be confused with the entertaining Canada Wank by Dathi, this is just a few questions I've asked myself about some alterations to the Canadian border assuming a British victory in 1812. If we assume the addition of Michigan and Wisconsin to Canada, that's roughly an additional 1.5...
  9. An Indian State for the War of 1812

    This isn’t a scenario that will see an independent Louisiana/New England nor a behemoth Canada. The goal is to ask what the Treaty of Ghent would look like for a victorious Britain and her Indian allies. There are two PODs for this scenario 1) Proctor & Tecumseh lure Clay outside Fort...
  10. AHC: President Iacocca

    I just picked up his biography for my dad as a Christmas gift and the blurb said he was a presidential hopeful. So your challenge, is to get Iacocca elected president of the United States.
  11. HMCS Rainbow vs. SMS Leipzig

    I was thinking about the Canadian Navy and I was always a little sad that we never saw more action. Apperently in World War 1, she only missed the Leipzig docked at San Francisco by a single day. So my question becomes, what if they had actually met? HMCS Rainbow SMS Leipzig I'm...
  12. Great Lakes Fleet

    Let us pretend, that at some point throughout the 19th century Britain and America stop being friendly. Maybe it's an Oregon War, British intervention in the ACW, or an 1812 that ends acrimoniously. It doesn't really matter. What DOES matter is that both sides start arming ships in the Great...
  13. British/American Role Reversal

    This is kind of an odd thought I've been having these last few days. It's pretty unlikely, but is it at all possible to have the First World War with an America allied to France and Russia with a British Empire sitting on the sidelines? I've been thinking how very different the war would...
  14. A Canadian peerage

    This is just a thought. In the 19th Century, is there any chane that there could be a Canadian, Australian too perhaps, forms off peerage? It doesn't strike me as likely, but could it be done, a nobility in the "white" dominions?
  15. Anglo-Russian War of 1878

    If the Congress of Berlin doesn't happen, could a war have broken out between Britain and Russia over the Ottomans, or would someone have backed down? And if someone does back down, what happens to the Balkans? Of lot of territory got shifted around, Bosnia & Herzogevina went to Austria, etc.
  16. No Cecil Rhodes

    He was definitely one of the most influential figures in Southern African history. So a question, how does Southern Africa develop without him?
  17. A Feast of Eagles

    Does anyone have this story written by Grey Wolf? I felt like reading it again, but I lost it when I had to reformat my hard drive. I think a little piece of my soul died when that happened. Thanks
  18. AH Challenge: Great Power World

    Starting in January 1, 1900. Your mission is to create the absolute most numbers of great/super powers possible. You can use any means (outside of asb intervention) to succeed.
  19. The Difference Engine

    Just a quick question. What exactly did the punch cards do? I never quite figured it out. I have some vague suspicions, but I wasn't really sure...
  20. A few small changes...

    Just a question, would history change at all if there is no Gasden purchase? Or if the "war of the maps" over Maine goes in more of a British favour, does anything change at all?
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