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Arsenal of Democracy
Just an alternate timeline I'm working on. Involves the US and Germany losing WWI and becoming nazis, among other things.
4 months ago
Abraham Lincoln elected 16th president of the United States
South Carolina secedes from the Union
Six additional states secede from the Union in January
Confederate States of America are formed
Abraham Lincoln inagurated as president
Confederate Forces fire on Fort Sumter, formally beginning the American Civil War
Resulting from Lincoln's call for an army of 75,000 volunteers, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Battle of Antietam (Point of Divergence)
British Government opens diplomatic talks with CSA
France opens talks with CSA
Draft Riots in the Union, Confederate Forces move into the North.
With fears of war with the United States, Britain proposes peace talks between the Union and CSA
France proposes peace terms to both CSA and USA
Day 1 of peace talks, USA uncooperative
Day 3 of peace talks, USA agrees to peace terms.
Treaty of Ottawa signed. US and CS populations outraged
Mormon revolt in Utah territory. Supported by CSA and Great Britain. US does not intervene, focusing on other issues instead.
Independent State of Deseret Proclaimed by Brigham Young.
Under immense pressure from Britain and France CSA passes the highly controversial Emancipation Act, creating the groundwork to end slavery
Revolts spill into Virginia. 5 Union soldiers are killed.
Operation Southern Sentinel launched. Union soldiers cross the border with North Carolina, seizing strategic locations and putting down protests. CSA issues protest but does nothing.
CSA deems South Carolina a lost cause, withdraws all forces, burning plantations and infrastructure along the way.
Union forces seize South Carolina. Protesters are fired at indescrimenently
Mormons seize territory of Washington. US declares war on Deseret
Britain threatens US with war, forces the US to negotiate peace terms with Deseret.
Deseret returns northern part of Washington territory. Cedes southern Idaho
California is given independence from the Union due to pressures from the local population. Federal government keeps lease on San Francisco
California takes control of Oregon
George B. McClellan defeats Abraham Lincoln in the Election of 1864
CSA begins negotiations to purchase Cuba from Spain.
US declares war on CSA, citing expansionism into carribean.
Front lines remain static in east. In the west Confederate forces move into the New Mexico territory.
New Mexico territory occupied fully by CSA troops
Union breakthrough in Georgia. Union seizes Savannah.
Californian troops seize San Francisco. Federal garrison is overwhelmed and surrender.
Pressured by Britain and France, the US signs the treaty of Portland. Union gains state of Savannah, CSA gains New Mexcio, California gains San Franscisco
State of Deseret purchases Arizona from CSA, signs the Houston Treaty, a mutual defense pact.
California signs Houston Treaty, effectively ending all American hopes of reclaiming their lost terrtitory.
California now known as Pacific States of America, purchases Baja California from Mexico.
Civil War Proceeds as in our timeline
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