Multiple points in this timeline diverge from our own. The first point of divergence begins where far-reaching reforms in the twilight years of the Qing Dynasty send ripples world-wide. A more modern China by example butterflies into changes of ideas and ideologies in Russia and in the United States. McKinley is also assassinated in this timeline.
Click here to see a detailed description of the POD and how a change in china effect of character of Russia and the United States for all time. There is also a brief timeline.
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