In OTL many nations visited the Americas before before Christopher Columbus. Though proven to be true, some are believed to be false. This timeline explores if those countries started colonial empires in America before Christopher Columbus. Welcome to Early Colonization.
In the present day, Virginia and China are locked in a Cold War for global supremacy, the world carved into alliances with one of the two powers. Proxy wars between the powers destroyed parts of the world. Europe is faring no better. The Celtic and the British are still in their decades old struggle. The Balkans are tasked with rebuilding after the Yugoslavia War. In Asia: Russia, Siberia, and Turkestan are facing each other across the border, each a puppet state of major power. The South Brendanians are faced with economic decline following the devastating war. But perhaps not all is dark in this world. The African Union is helping the continent in making great strides toward prosperity.