Cascadia includes, more or less, OTL California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska.
In 1854, British settlers in California demanded secession from Spain and annexation to Britain. After some reconciliations, the Republic of California was established in 1856, and then asked for protectorate status to Britain.
In 1868, Russia was selling Alaska and Britain was the higher bidder.
In 1872, a civil war started in California, and Britain was directly involved in a peace-keeping mission.
In 1873, the Republic of California was officially dismissed.
The United Kingdom set a common administration for all her Pacific North American possessions. This administration had a powerful autonomy to deal with local issues.
In 1898, the autonomy of Cascadia was given independence status as a commonwealth nation. Cascadia was formed as a parliamentary republic.
Cascadia occupies western North America.
The Commonwealth Federation of Cascadia is divided in eight States and one Territory.
- North California
- North Columbia
- South California
- South Columbia
- Great Salt Lake