This timeline explores a time at which the Spanish tercios won the Battle of Rocroi against France in 1643, thus avoiding the end of the Spanish rule on Europe and the sunset of the empire where the sun never sets.
Points of Divergence
- 1640: Iberian Union does not fail, but continues.
- 1643: Battle of Rocroi is won by Spanish tercios.
- 1785: American Revolution fails. George Washington and other rebel leaders like Thomas Jefferson and John Adams are executed in London.
- 1810: In an effort to avoid american colonies from seceeding, the Cadiz Cortes decide to give the American Colonies major autonomy. They are allowed to send representors to the Spanish Cortes and the criollos are allowed to take part in the administration of the colonies