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Two Continents, One Republic by YNot1989 Two Continents, One Republic by YNot1989
The decades long recovery since the World War has finally ended and America stands as the unquestioned military and economic hegemony of the world. The only Nation in history to have conquered two continents, the United States of America is constantly shifting to accommodate the needs of governing such a massive territory. Be it the Civil war that nearly rendered the country asunder or the constant rebellions, riots, and protests by separatist groups, the Federal Government of the United States is forced to constantly search for the right balance of Freedom vs. Tyranny. Through a combination of a strong welfare state, a vibrant economy made possibly by unending natural resources and a huge population, and the possibility of military intervention, the United States has, so far, managed to keep the Republic together.

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This is a redo of an old scenario of mine known as "Our Revolution," where the course of American history is changed by a few unlucky time travelers. Don't ask me how many states there are I lost count.
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:iconminecrafroger:
minecrafroger Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
THE UNITED STATES OF AMIRACAS!

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SDF4PERSEO Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
AMERICA IS  ONE (1) CONTINENT NOT TWO
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:icontallestskil:
TallestSkil Featured By Owner 2 days ago
It’s two. What, you think Europe and Asia are one continent, too?
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:iconsniffs:
Sniffs Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
he's right.  I know in Spanish speaking america and most likely Brazil you guys are taught it's all ONE continent, but not in the States
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depending on where you live the definition varies, but most people on DA define the Americas as two continents rather than one, so I named it accordingly. Personally I think the Americas should be designated one continental mass.
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:iconminecrafroger:
minecrafroger Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
yea, this is the [pretendind i'm a yank in that timeline] United States of The AMIRICAS!
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Warsie Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh the AMERIWANK. I LIKE IT :D
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GibbleGarp Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Does the US happen to have overseas territories? I see the Philippines, several African nations, and maybe even Indochina as being possibilities to be part of the United States?
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, they have a hard enough time governing two continents without having to worry about overseas territories.
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GibbleGarp Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
Is Hawaii still part of the U.S? I see that Alaska isn't one of the states. Another question, is the US allies with the territories or do they have tensions among each other?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The US owns Hawaii, but its part of a single Pacific Superstate. The territories are in good graces with the DC, they're just not populated enough for statehood.
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Yankovic270 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
I've always thought your time travel timelines were some of the most interesting ASB works I've ever read.
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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Miskatonic-Jack Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
I always thought that naming a state/provence after a large body of water that borders or goes through multiple others and has more to do with another which does not share that name, was a bit of a disaster.

Anyway, this was well researched and executed. The font etc look like what one would see in the mid-20th century.
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Miskatonic-Jack Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
It's late and I've been clicking on the wrong emoticons (?) --->

The first line was refering to places such as "Mississippi," "Ontario," "Michigan" and "Ohio" (although I like what you did with the later state :D)
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:iconamnioticoef:
AmnioticOef Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Wouldn't the state of Inca be better named Tawantinsuyu?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, but I can't pronounce that, and neither can anyone else in the states.
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:iconamnioticoef:
AmnioticOef Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
It could be anglicised. Tantisu?
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:iconzifker:
Zifker Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
Why the odd projection?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Had to make it from scratch and using two separate maps and then line those up best I can, so the projection was neer gona be perfect.
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Mattystereo Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
Do we have Pacific territories in TTL as well?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, but they are mostly military bases. Hawaii was mostly destroyed during the World War for its strategic value.
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Spiritswriter123 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't get me wrong, it's a good map, but one thing, Vizcaya: Vizcaya is the spanish name for the Bay of Biscay, so why would they name that state Vizcaya?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It was the name of a Spanish possession around that area when Mexico was still New Spain.
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:iconspiritswriter123:
Spiritswriter123 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
ah, ok, so it wasn't Chiwauwau (excuse my spelling) back then?
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well one of them was, I just thought that was the least likely of the names for the US to keep.
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DisneyMaster Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There's 81 states and 8 territories.
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LukasEnricBS Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
"The only Nation in history to have conquered two continents" You heard about the Roman Empire? It reached from africa to asia (of course not the whole continents, but damn, it was bigger then this)
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No one has ever conquered ALL of a continent before.
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AmnioticOef Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Australia...
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pokemon-dennsa Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
No, New Zealand. Australia is not, strictly speaking, an entire continent weras New Zealand is its own continent.
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...Ok fair enough.
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:iconamnioticoef:
AmnioticOef Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
:D
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Spiritswriter123 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
the Mongol empire sure damn came close to conquering Asia, which is bigger then both the americas put together
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:iconlukasenricbs:
LukasEnricBS Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I'm seeing a decent amount of non-blue territories
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:iconynot1989:
YNot1989 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The Amazon Territory and the Alaska territory are essential giant forest preserves, that or they're so depopulated that it wouldn't make sense to make them states.
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LukasEnricBS Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Ah
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xDraconianKingx Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I've got that Team America: World Police song stuck in my head because of this map :P
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mdc01957 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011
Looks like the US is bound for world domination at this point in the timeline...
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YRPOtaku169 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Student Writer
At least 90...
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