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The Capitol Burns

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President Geroge Bush address Congress on the State of the Union in 2002.

Background and Point of Divergence

The September 11, 2001 attacks on Washington and New York City never happened, thanks to some intelligence gathered from Germany, but in January 29, 2002: The Capitol building is destroyed when a Boeing 747 bound for New York City is hijacked by seven Islamist terrorists. The State of the Union address by President Bush to the 107 US Congress of the United States is in progress at the time, an evacuation was ordered, but too late. All of the Congresspeople where killed, apart from three survivors. The White House is destroyed, and the Pentagon is damaged by 2 other hijacked commercial airliners, a fourth plane was downed by US Air Force, shortly before it reached its target, Yale. Despite the best efforts of the government, and the people, to maintain sovereignty, the United States of America is no more, and the world falls into chaos.

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State of the Union attacks, January 29, 2002

Empire News

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  • August 13, 2009-Alaska is Annexed to Russia
  • August 17, 2009-Former UN president urges people to remain calm, and proclames that balance, and peace, will soon be brought back to the world
  • August 29, 2009-The Peoples Republic of Tennessee is founded
  • August 30, 2009-The Emperor of Africa Dies, his son Ande Akpu-nku is expected to take the throne September 1st
  • September 1, 2009-The Lybrian High Council Makes contact, via morse code, with several survival colonies in the Great Plains wasteland
  • September,22,2009-Grand Duchy of Florida is founded
  • April, 22 2013- The east coastal states form a coalition of state known as the Eastern Federation. Florida abstains

See also

  • Myers Way: Surviving Secretary of Interior Gale Norton become President and the War on Terror starts.
  • North American War: Canada and Mexico offering citizenship to Americans in the border states starts a war on the continent.

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