POD 1850 - Eager to participate in the Great Game, Shah Nasser begins a crash course industrialization program. The education system undergoes an overhaul with parents encouraged to send their children to government subsidized schools. The military undergoes an overhaul with French based training. Currency reforms are introduced with the Rial being on the Gold Standard. He invites American generals to help reform the military. Among them included Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson as well as other military tacticians.
1871 - The final treaty leads to Persia getting not only Afghanistan, but all of Pakistan,Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.