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  1. Impacts on Portugal and Brazil of a French victory in the Spanish Succession War

    Had France won the War of the Spanish Succession (on the European front), what would've been the effects of it on Portugal, and especially on its South American colony?
  2. AHC: Independent Minas Gerais

    With a POD of 1720, have the State of Minas Gerais be an independent country. The rules for this AHC are: 1 - At least the majority of the territory of OTL Minas Gerais must be in this country; 2 - Minas Gerais can expand and annex more territories, although it's not obligatory and one should be...
  3. Plausibility Check: Delfim Netto, president of Brazil?

    Antônio Delfim Netto was one of the last Brazilian dictatorship's most prominent civilian members. He served as Minister of Finance from 1967 to 1974, the height of the economic miracle, and was also ambassador to France for a while before becoming Minister of Planning during João Figueiredo's...
  4. AHQ: Iberian Union's impact on the Portuguese Empire

    When it comes to the Iberian Union, there's much discussion about how it impacted both the countries of Portugal and Spain. However, what's often overlooked is how the Iberian Union impacted the colonial empire of Portugal. Specifically, was the Iberian Union a net good or was it negative when...
  5. A loyalist Amazon?

    Brazilian independence was a very complicated process, especially because ''Brazil'' was separated into two states: Brazil and Grão Pará and Rio Negro, which covered almost the entirety of Portuguese Amazon. The elites of Pará were very loyalist and pro-Portugal, mostly because Belém, due to its...
  6. AHQ: Earlier abolition of slavery in Brazil?

    Brazil was one of the last countries (if not the last) in the Americas to abolish slavery. However, is it possible for the institution to be abolished earlier in Brazil with a POD of 1770?
  7. Help with Brazil without the 1964 coup

    I'm thinking about writing a timeline with a wank Populist Republic, however, I'm having difficulty in trying to imagine how Brazilian elections would play out without the 1964 coup. I'm betting in either a JK or Carlos Lacerda winning in 1965, and the defeated candidate in that election winning...
  8. What if the Portuguese never colonized Brazil?

    So as let’s say that the initial Portuguese settlements in Brazil fail miserably and the Portuguese king then decides the entire thing is a waste of time and that he would rather just focus on their territories in Africa and Asia. I’m guessing the Spanish would try and settle it coming from...
  9. WI: The rest of BRICS has China-like economic growth?

    What if the other emerging powers in the 1990s and 2000s had experienced economic development similar to that of China in recent decades? How would the establishment react? How could they have affected some international events? Assuming the POD is just after the end of the Cold War, this would...
  10. A New World with New Ideas - A Brazilian Timeline
    Threadmarks: A Saint for every Soul

    Chapter I - A Saint for every Soul ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— An old man looks to the sea, its majestical blue waters alongside the bright sky fill his eyes with joy and happiness, he stops for a bit and contemplates on how his life has changed...
  11. WI: Vargas won in the 1930 election as government representant

    To the Brazilian Election of 1930, the two representants of the “Coffee and Milk Republic”, São Paulo (Coffee) and Minas Gerais (Milk) had a discussion about who would be the government candidate to the election, with São Paulo supporting his representant Julio Prestes (breaking the tradition of...
  12. A República dos Mazombos - The Rise of a nation
    Threadmarks: Mine eyes have seen the glory

    A República dos Mazombos [1] Chapter I – “Mine Eyes have seen the glory” —————————————————————————————————————————— A man sits back in his chair contemplating the deep blue ocean, his name was Bartolomeu de Las Casas, a former conquistador who did many atrocities to the Native Americans, he...
  13. Fast_and_the_curious

    A British Brazil?

    What if Brazil was ALSO colonized by the English as well? 1. How would that be possible? What parts would've been settled? 2. Would the country have its own war of independence? 3. Can this"United States of Colombia" get this pic's territory? Would it be different? 4. Can they get Pacific...
  14. AltoRegnant

    WI: Napoleon Doesn't Invade Portugal?

    The peninsular war was a bloodbath that drained the french empire's resources and ultimately led to the death of the Spanish Empire, as well as the Portuguese. Its causes are complicated, with Portugal not joining the don't-trade-with-Britain-club, internal unrest in Spain and napoleon having...
  15. AltoRegnant

    AHC: This Portuguese Empire

    OTL, while Portugal was a big player on the world stage for its time (perhaps the fist true world player,) it nonetheless never quite reached this height. came short by a rather wide margin in fact, never having much more than Ceuta, failing to establish much in labrador/Canada, lost its spice...
  16. AltoRegnant

    AHCWI: Portuguese Deep South

    Portugal's most noted colony is of course brazil. Given the size, this is no surprise. it is also one of the only places in the new world that Portugal could settle without breaking tordesillas However, given that the deep south at least bares a few superficial traits with brazil due to climate...
  17. Wank Spanish Empire: Spanish conquer all of Americas

    Spainish at Tordesillas push border to middle of Atlantic and get Brazil In New England they establish shipyards since Latin America lacks timber Armada rules the western Atlantic preventing any non Spanish colonies From Newfoundland to Straits of Magellan they build naval forts for Armada...
  18. AHC/WI: Southern Brazil/Paraná Basin independent country

    What is the best POD to make an independent country in southern brazil/paraná basin? I think about having a relatively rich and stable country, with a war of independence and preferably speaking Portuguese.
  19. The Battle of Itararé and the Brazilian revolution

    The 1930 revolution in Brazil was considerably swifty, after taking arms, the revolution lasted 21 days, ending in 24 of october, but before that, the revolutionaries in Rio Grande do Sul had bought 12 american planes and munition from argentina and uruguay in preparation to a confront with the...
  20. GameBawesome

    WI/AHC: Spanish Amazonas

    So, this is for a later POD on a timeline I'm writing. In OTL, Spain claimed the Amazon for themselves, but during the 18th Century, after redrawing of borders, the Portuguese controlled the Amazon. What if, the Spanish had explored and settled more of the Amazon during the 16th Century...
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