brazil wank

  1. AHC/WI: Brazilian United Americas

    Whenever someone thinks of a united North and South America, they (understandably) think immediately of it being led by the US. But what if it was united by their more southern neighbor? Starting in 1822, how can we get a Brazilian-led unified Americas by the year 2200 (just thought giving 400...
  2. Best case scenario for Brazil after a failed 1964 coup?

    Say that the coup against João Goulart fails for whatever reason - say more generals remain loyal, or the putchists control fewer important states (Carlos Lacerda, Magalhães Pinto, Ademar de Barros and Ildo Meneghetti all won their races by thin margins) - and the president remains in office...
  3. Brazil's Old Republic was overthrown in 1924?

    In July 5, 1924, a group of military rebels (the Tenentes) led by Isidoro Dias Lopes led a revolt in São Paulo against the Brazilian Old Republic and its president, Artur Bernardes. However, although they eventually took the city after a few days, by the time their control of it was secured they...
  4. A Drop in the Bucket: Brazil and Latin America in the Cold War
    Threadmarks: Part 1: A Divided City

    ------------------ Part 1: A Divided City Throughout practicaly all of Porto Alegre's republican history, most of its inhabitants had very little say in how the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul was run. During the Old Republic, its mayors, like pretty much all other politicians of the...
  5. KingOnTheEdge

    DBAHC: Single Hegemon In The Americas

    Otl, the american continent has almost as complicated a balance of power as european empires do. Naturally such a balance means there are some Great Powers like the US, Brazil, California, and La Plata. Not to mention the secondary powers like the United Kingdom of the Caribbean, Colombia, and...
  6. KingOnTheEdge

    DBAHC: Screw Brazil

    OTL, Brazil is easily the most successful former colony in the americas. With Napoleonic victory in Europe, Latin America received constant immigration from Italy, Spain, and Portugal while the homelands were in crisis. But only Brazil got a strong, competent government, royal treasury, and...
  7. KingOnTheEdge

    Best POD To Ensure Napoleonic Victory?

    There are many points when Napoleon had, or was close to winning out over British, Prussian, and Russian resolve. But I want it to stick. What is the latest point to keep the First French Empire on top of the world? The biggest issue I'm having is I want to write a TL and have Brazil become the...
  8. KingOnTheEdge

    Napoleonic Victory=Brazil Wank?

    Now i think we all know that the Portuguese royal family ran to Brazil after Napoleon took the kingdom's homeland. But if he were to win, and thus Portugal remains at best a french client state, could we see a Brazil wank? With no Portugal to return to, the kingdom wouldn't be divided and Pedro...
  9. GauchoBadger

    WI: Brazilian-American War?

    I'm writing this thread as i feel like "US-pliant Brazil" is way too common a trope in AH circles. I'm aiming for a conflict in a 20th century level of tech, but i've out this in Before 1900 due to the PoD. So, assume that Dom Pedro II's two legitimate sons survive beyond the 1840's, into...
  10. GauchoBadger

    WI: Brazil's southern border is behind the Paraguay and Paraná rivers

    So, suppose that Brazil, in one of its wars with Argentina in the 19th century, gets lucky and acquires the regions of Paraguay, Misiones, Corrientes, Entre-Ríos, and Uruguay, forming a border all the way down from the Paraguay to the Paraná rivers. Here's a map for reference: So, what does...
  11. dirtyjapaneseman

    AHC: Make Brazil as large as possible

    Make it as large as possible without any sneaky use of the Iberian Union. The current date in this TL is the current date in OTL. POD is anytime after 1492. Bonus points if: - It controls both Paraguay and Uruguay. - It controls the entire region of The Guiana's. - It has a coastline on the...
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