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1858: In Cork Ireland John McConaway a dockworkers, wife, Marry McConaway, is almost a month away from giving birth to there third child.

1859: Realizing he can do better for his family, John McConaway moves to Boston, Massachusetts with his family, it is that there third child Francis McConaway is born.

1863: Francis is enrolled in school.

1871: At the age of 12 advancing two years ahead Francis enrolls in middle school.

1875: Francis graduates high school at the age of 16.

1876: Francis enrolls at Harvard.

1878: At Harvard Francis meets a girl named Emily, they immediately fall in love and get married.

1880: Francis achieves four majors, in chemistry, biology, history, and political science. Emily McConaway, gives birth to the families first Francis's son George McConaway.

1889: Francis becomes a professor at Harvard at the age of 31.

1899: Francis moves to California where he receives a job as a professor at San Francisco State Normal School.

1900: Mitchell McConaway, Francis' oldest brother, dies of Polio. Francis swears "if it takes my last breath I will cure this developing disease."

1902: With almost no sleep and food, Francis' tiring research finally finds the cure for polio, he wins the Nobel prize later that year.

1904: Francis invents the first color camera, and wins a second Nobel prize.

1905: Thanks to the help of Francis and other scientists San Francisco becomes the world's leading scientific and technological epicenter.

1906: A massive earthquake hits San Francisco thanks to superbly developed infrastructure, and more modern fire fighting equipment the death toll was only around thirty.

1908: Francis becomes disgusted with both the Democratic and Republican parties, and promises to run in 1912 on his own ticket.

1911: Francis meets with former president Theodore Roosevelt. After a long discussion they both decide to form a new party called the "Progressive Party", it was symbolized by a bull moose because of what Roosevelt was compared to.

1912: The election of 1912 was heated with raging debates, arguments, and scandals on all three sides. With nervousness and tension, the clear winner in the end was progressive candidate Francis McConaway, and his running mate former president Teddy Roosevelt.

1913: McConaway is inaugurated. The first year of his presidency is marked with success and great popularity for the new progressive party.

1914: Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, and war begins in Europe later spreading to the world. President McConaway vows to stay out of foreign affairs as long as possible.

1915: McConaway bolsters trade relations with the allies of Europe; uneasy tensions rise with the Central Powers.

1916: Austria-Hungary launches a surprise invasion of Boston, McConaway's home town. Standing on the rubble of the city, McConawy proclaims a famous quote "Revenge is a dish best served cold, tonight it will be very cold for the Central Powers." A month later the U.S. invades. McConaway is reelected by a landslide.

1917: Civil War in Russia forces the country to withdraw form Word War I.

1918: The allies force the surrender of the central powers, bringing World War I to an end. President McConaway calls for a unification of Europe in order to end further wars, the western allies abide to the forming the United European Federation.

1919: McConaway develops a friendship with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. Vice president Roosevelt dies, and a great sadness marks the country. McConaway leaves the seat unfilled for the remainder of his term.

1920: McConaway shocks the country when he announces he will run for a third term, his new running mate is William Randolph Hearst. McConaway wins his third term.

1921: Nearly eight months of research are put in and the invention of the jet engine is succeeded, fighter jets, faster airplanes, and a new step closer to space are part of the "American vision."

1922: The M-4 Thompson machine gun is incorporated in the United States.

1923: McConaway officially ends all racial segregation in the United States.

1924: McConaway does not run for a fourth term and his vice president William Randolph Hearst wins the election. Although Hearst ran and won as a Democrat, his views where considered Progressive.

1925: Economic failure in Mexico leads the U.S. to annex all of Mexico in an effort to re-stabilize Mexico's economy.

1927: Another economic failure strikes Canada. The U.S. now Annexes Canada.

1928: A close election leads republican Herbert Hoover to become president.

1929: The stock markets of the United Sates come close to "crashing." The United States is barely effected by this event, but most other countries aren't so lucky. One of the most massive economic failures in history is in Central America, which the U.S. annexes in a attempt to re-establish a working economy.

1932: Hoover was expected to be re-elected. But after his failures, (his inability to lower taxes, not raise stocks and or bring up unemployment) are sighted by the Progressive party, the election is one by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

1933: After rioting in South America threatened the U.S., America annexes the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador.

1935: Adolf Hitler comes to power in Germany, after removing the United European Federation, he forms Nazi Germany.

1937: America reforms its states dividing them into one hundred states, and twenty six commonwealths.

1939: Germany launches a surprise invasion of Poland, and France declares war on the UEF. America denounces Germany's invasion and intervenes on behalf of the UEF.

1940: The allies get off on a strong start in the conflict known as World War II, the USSR intervenes on behalf of the allies.

1941: Japan is asked to intervene and invade America, but they decline and remain neutral, through the rest of WWII.

1942: Northern Germany is occupied.

1943: Berlin is occupied and Hitler, with the rest of the Nazi high command, is taken prisoner. World War II ends.

1945: The United States enters a Cold War with the USSR, resulting in the division of Germany.

1946: Japan tosses its hat into the ring and enters the Cold War.

1948: FDR does not run for a fifth term, and instead vice president Truman wins the election.

1951: The Cold War becomes a Space Race. The U.S. sends the first satellite in orbit, the USSR the first person into space, and Japan the first device on the moon.

1952: Republican Thomas E. Dewey wins the presidential election. Several communist uprisings spring up in South America.

1954: Japan shares intelligence with the U.S. revealing that the uprisings in South America where funded and supported by the Soviet Union. Former president and current head of the CIA Francis McConaway peacefully halts the rebellions in South America, and threatens the Soviets if they try anything like that again.

1955: The United States lands the first man on the moon.

1956: President Dewey looses the election to Progressive Adlai Stevenson.

1959: The U.S. convinces Japan to drop out of the Cold War and join the U.S. against the USSR. This angers the Soviet Union and heightens tensions between the two countries.

1960: President Stevenson runs again as Democrat instead of a Progressive. Unfortunately he loses to Progressive John F. Kennedy.

1962: The Vietnam Missile Crisis pits the U.S. and Soviet Union at the greatest height of the Cold War, and ends with a U.S. invasion of Vietnam.

1964: President Kennedy decides not to run for a second term and instead lets Progressive Georgia Senator Martin Luther King Jr. become the countries first African American president.

1966: The Vietnam War ends as the U.S. unite North Vietnam with South Vietnam. People begin to witness a growing loss of power in the USSR.

1968: Francis McConaway dies at the age 110, he is burial is in Boston Massachusetts over the field where his house used to be. Martin Luther King Jr. wins a landslide election.

1969: Francis's wife Emily dies a year later.

1970: The Soviet Union announces they will end the Cold War. A period of democratic reform begins in the USSR although they remain communist they accept democratic ideals.

1972: After a very close election Republican Richard M. Nixon wins in a very close election.

1974: The Watergate scandal grips D.C. and after a ten month long investigation by the FBI, Nixon is impeached, and vice president Ford takes office.

1976: Democrat Jimmy Carter becomes president, and in less than a few months incorporates the "New Fuel Plan" in an attempt to end the worlds dependence on natural resources.

1978: Thanks to the New Fuel Plan 72% of the world in now dependent on alternate forms of fuel.

1980: Although incredibly popular Carter looses the election to republican Ronald Regan.

1981: Regan continues to support the New Fuel Plan, and the world is now 80% dependent on alternate forms of fuel.

1982: The "New Economics" act is incorporated and the average American salary doubles.

1984: A highly close election leads Progressive candidate Jesse Jackson to win this election.

1985: Although many reforms incorporated by President Jackson seemed well thought out, he was shot while leaving a hotel on vacation by one of the few white supremest left in the country. Vice President Mondale becomes president a few hours later.

1987: 88% of the world is now dependent on alternate forms of fuel.

1988: Mondale is reelected, and incorporates the "Auto Plan" officially changing 95% of Americas automobiles on solar power.

1990: The U.S. lands a probe on mars to take pictures and bring rock samples back to Earth.

1991: NASA begins researching on ways to terraform Mars.

1992: Progressive Bill Clinton wins a landslide election.

1993: NASA lands the first man on Mars, the worlds sees this as Mars now as the "Grand Frontier", as many astronauts after this began landing and mapping out the planet.

1994: The UEF entirely encompass Europe (except for the USSR and Warsaw Pact).

1996: One of the closest elections in U.S. history leads Republican Bob Dole to become president.

1998: An impeachment trial for Bob Dole over bribery and corruption is called off after almost no evidence was found.

2000: Fearing he may be impeached Bob Dole does not run again, and instead Congress puts Glenn Beck as president.

2001: The Beck presidency is seen as failures engulf the White House under his presidency.

2002: After a protester throws a water balloon at President Beck the president preceded to tackle the man to the ground and assault him. Beck is impeached a month later, and vice president Ron Paul takes office.

2004: The popular president Ron Paul is reelected.

2008: Progressive presidential candidate Rachel Maddow wins the U.S. presidential election by a landslide, and becomes the first female and first openly gay president.

2009: NASA begins construction of a research base on Mars. 100% of the world is now dependent on alternate forms of fuel the need for petroleum is no longer part of everyday life.

2010: NASA expects to have Mars completely terraformed by the year 2065.

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