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Erinthecute

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After the Labor split in the 1950s, the Democratic Labor Party successfully establishes itself as a viable party for Catholics and conservative workers. After a merger with right-wing Liberal dissidents in the 70s, the broad-based Christian conservative Democratic Party is formed. The Liberal/Country coalition breaks down as the Democrats encroach on the Liberals' traditional middle-class base. They move to the centre, targeting primarily affluent moderate voters, with the Democrats supplanting them as the major conservative party. Labor dominates among working-class and immigrant voters, while the regions remain primarily a contest between Labor and the Country Party.
 

Blackentheborg

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Donald Trump III (18 February 2009 - 17 July 2058) was an American businessman, contractor, policy advisor, celebrity and the last serving President of the United States, in office from 2052 until his resignation in 2057. The result of his fathers first marriage, before he married his second wife Julia Hahn, the young President was the third of his family line to serve the presidency.

The Senior Trump, often referred to by his cultish online following as “God Emperor”, existed in a perpetual state of controversy which he used to his advantage, deafening the blow for his repeated violations of the office until Americans didn’t blink an eyelid at him sleeping with a pornstar, setting riot police on angry crowds so he could make a photo-op, and let SNL obsess over his fake tan as long as they didn’t talk about the children in cages. He repealed the 22nd Amendment by popular acclaim following the absolutely boggling theft of the 2020 election, guaranteeing himself a third term in office, something the Republican Party spun to his favour, dubbing their man the ‘Great Reformer’. He also unintentionally made himself a martyr, when he was assassinated during a visit to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska due to a bystander throwing a home-made explosive into the path of his motorcade.

In response, his eldest son and eventual successor, Trump Jr., first elected to office in 2028, established the Department of Public Security and Order, an Erik Price-spearheaded secret police force that utilised torture, public deformation and harassment of individuals marked by the government as dissidents, which was mostly leftist elements from Civil Rights Activists, to Police Watchers, to those who openly identified as Communist, to even popular Twitter accounts that dared disagree with the Government. Junior also began legal moves towards outright banning all non-abrahamic/monotheistic religions — starting with Islam and Muslim faiths, then quickly moving to Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism and miscellaneous folk religion’ — and and forcing legal immigrants into culturally assimilating under threat of deportation, which he called the “Making America” initiative. Like his pop, he also died in office, this time due to kidney failure instead of a domestic terrorist with a good throwing arm.

Only recently married to Alix Intrater, heiress to the Columbus Nova fortune, Trump was not as enthusiastic about receiving the nomination as his father might’ve, having famously said during an interview on The Daily Show with Pierce Campion; “I'm not ready to be President. I don't know anything about the business of ruling.” Regardless, he was soon inaugurated over the Democratic nominee by yet another suspiciously one-sided landslide. During his administration, America embarked on a series of reforms including the introduction of more proportional state representation and initiatives to modernise infrastructure. Ultimately, this progress was undermined by Trump’s commitment to unitary executive theory rule, oppressive policies pursued by his regime, and crushing defeats sustained by the American military in the Amero-Canadian War and the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. Attempts to visit the front lines were outed as a publicity stunt and news of him "interfering" with the war plans of his generals lead many soldiers to outright mutiny. Back home, the President, as well as the Republican party itself, were starting to lose traction due to ongoing food shortages, riots, and reforms of workplace safety regulations resulting in hundreds of injuries not applicable to still-private healthcare. Not only that, but the First Lady was reportedly seen with the imposing Augustus Sol Invictus -- attorney, blogger, white nationalist, eugenics endorser, Holocaust denier, practicing pagan witch and now personal advisor to the President -- during night hours, creating a huge scandal that didn't die down when Invictus was killed at a CPAC conference.

By 2057, public support for Trump collapsed and he was forced to resign, thereby ending the Trump family’s dynasty’s generational hold of the Presidency. With the extended Trump family, he was imprisoned by the revolutionary government and executed the following year in 2058, as the Councilists had decided the family would be used by the White Power separatist movement to reinstate the Republican Party hold on the Presidency. In the years following, Trump was reviled by American historians and online propaganda as a callous tyrant who persecuted his own people while sending countless soldiers to their deaths in pointless conflicts. More recent assessments have characterised him as a well-intentioned, hardworking President who proved incapable of handling the challenges facing his nation.​
 
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rosa

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Would anyone be willing to help me come up with county-by-county percentages for a New York election, based on this data? I'm unfamiliar with how things tend to break down, and a universal swing would be pretty obviously difficult to do have have the countywide data both be correct and make sense.

Libertarian (Weld): 39.13%; 2,474,544
Independence (Weld): 2.13%; 134,699
Reform (Weld): 0.32%; 20,236
Total (Weld): 41.58%; 2,629,479

Working Families (Teachout): 39.58%; 2,503,001
Women's Equality (Teachout): 0.69%; 43,635
Total (Teachout): 40.27%; 2,546,636
Republican (De La Fuente): 8.65%; 547,018
Conservative (Farley): 4.75%; 300,385
Democratic (Wiener): 3.25%; 205,527
Green (Hawkins): 1.50%; 94,859

Total (overall): 100%; 6,323,904

Edit: some percentages need to be retooled slightly, so if you would like to help (which would be amazing, and we could talk commission rates if you needed), hmu and I'll give you the new ones once I have them, if they aren't copied here.
 
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Ced Athelnothsson Styenslaw (9 Winterfullth, 1957 – 22 Medemoneth, 1989) was a Neȝman paramilitary commander. Hailing from humble origins, his elopement with or kidnapping of Bréswith Radburnsdaȝter Broȝtun in 1974 led to him, as part of an agreement with her family the following year, entering the service of strongman, future president, and relative of his bride Bursey Ceelwolfsson Cnowelaw as a gome (retainer).

Styenslaw would become close to Cnowelaw and, in letters from shortly after the latter was elected lodeman (president) in 1985, was referred to as his protégé. Cnowelaw’s presidency would however be cut short by the Ludovingian invasion and occupation of Neȝmany in 1986, and he was killed by a coalition airstrike that year. Following the death of his headman, he would form and lead a group that would later be commonly known as Styenslaws riders during the insurgency against the Ludovingian occupation.

He would become notorious for his brutal killings and mutilations of Ludovingians involved in the occupation, as well as reprisals against those who worked with them. Although the Ludovingian government offered a substantial reward for his capture or killing, he evaded such a fate with mass popular support until 1989 when, on the 22nd of Medemoneth, he was ambushed and killed in the Cyrc Fell near Eddershope by members of a pro-Ludovingian militia.

He is the father of Swithbald Cedsson Styenslaw, who has served as lodeman of the Neȝmans since 2019.
 

Blackentheborg

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Aleksander Reed Skarlatos (10 October 1992 – 11 June 2068) was a former US Army National Guard soldier, revolutionary co-conspirator and retired politician who served as the last Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2051 until his removal in 2057. A member of the moderate faction of the Republican Party, Skarlatos was a key political figure in the American Revolution of 2057. When the Second National General Strike began in 2055, Skarlatos - together with Virginia Governor Lee Carter - were some of the most prominent elected politicians to attempt negotiations with the People's Majority Council.

As one of Congress' most well-known speakers against the federally-sanctioned police brutality, and as a decorated military officer who became famous for stopping a gunman on a Paris train in 2015, Skarlatos was one of the few within his own party to both placate the striking groups while negotiating with domestic military to cease their advance in American cities. Following the forced resignation of President Trump III, he headed the newly formed American Provisional Government, first in continuing his role as Speaker, then as President of the new socialist-liberal coalition government, chosen by acclimation by the People's Majority Council, despite the more radical groups within seeing this as an contentious attempt at empty bipartisanship. In his inauguration speech, he swore, as President, never to violate democratic values, and ended his speech with the words "In the moment you begin to doubt me, get rid of me." His speeches were impressive and convincing for the moment, but had little lasting effect.

Despite his charisma and willingness to cooperate with most factions of the People's Council, Skarlatos' reputation plummeted due to a series of ill-timed and ill-received actions concerning the Nicaraguan Front. As with his predecessor, Skarlatos made a point of visiting troops on the front lines. However, the military heavily criticised Skarlatos for his eagerness to follow the demands of the People's Council, which included stripping officers of their mandates and handing over control to revolutionary-inclined "soldier committees" instead; the abolition of the death penalty; and allowing revolutionary agitators to be present at the front. Many officers jokingly referred to Skarlatos as the "poseur-in-chief". As military losses continued to mount, Skarlatos became less and less popular among the lower and middle classes, remaining American businessmen and industrialists, and especially among soldiers. Fearing a possible mutiny against him, as well as another rash of national riots, Skarlatos made a deal with disgraced Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, giving him special powers towards what remained of the Federal Police Forces in a desperate attempt to restore peace. Instead, Gallagher mustered his allocated forces and intended to march on D.C. to overthrow the People's Council. Despite an almost immediate dismissal, Gallagher's insurgents continued on to Councilist bases of operations in New York City, Ohio and West Virginia.

Desperate and surrounded on all sides, Skarlatos negotiated a deal with the People's Council; he would deputise all able-bodied members of the Councilist War Group, which included localised branches of the SRA, NFAC and newly minted Committee for Counterrevolution, who would working with rail worker unions and powerline technician guilds in order to impede Gallagher's army's progress towards D.C., as well as infiltrating the army for the purpose of sabotage and convincing soldiers within to desert. Forces in key battleground areas were given ammunition and arms from military bases in the event that Gallagher's troops should arrive and combat be necessary. After the failed coup, Gallagher was incarcerated in the USP Florence ADMAX alongside 30 other army officers accused of involvement in the conspiracy. On the back of Skarlatos agreeing to resign, the Provisional Government had lost all credibility and subsequently crumbled. Skarlatos narrowly escaped, and he spent the next few weeks in hiding before fleeing the country, eventually arriving in France. It was there he spent the rest of his life in exile, before dying of an coronary artery disease in 2068.​
 
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The 2014 New York gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 2014.GovernorTrump.png


Incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo sought re-election to a second term in office, though incumbent Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy did not seek re-election. Cuomo and his running mate, former U.S. Representative Kathy Hochul, won contested primaries, while Republican Donald Trump, businessman, television personality and chairman of the Trump Organization, and his running mate (Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino) were unopposed for their party's nomination after forming a 'unity ticket'.

Entering the 2014 campaign, Cuomo enjoyed high approval ratings and a large campaign war chest that totaled $33 million as of January 2014. The Cook Political Report, Daily Kos Elections, Governing, RealClearPolitics, The Rothenberg Political Report and Sabato's Crystal Ball all rated the 2014 New York gubernatorial election as "Safe Democratic".

It was believed that the Republicans would nominate someone who was not up for re-election in 2014 and so did not have to give up their office to run, and who would use the campaign to raise their profile for a more competitive statewide bid in the future. Initially, Rob Astorino, the Westchester County Executive, was the only Republican to enter the race. Astorino was not up for re-election until 2017. Business magnate and television personality Donald Trump had flirted with a run up to a year before the campaign. Trump had been urged to run by New York Republican figures such as Bill Nojay, who would later play a leading role in Trump's campaign. Trump had stated privately that the main condition for his candidacy would be to have no competition for the nomination. As the only candidate running for Governor, Astorino was approached by the Trump campaign on the prospect of a 'unity ticket', a ticket consisting of Trump running for Governor and Astorino running for Lieutenant Governor. Astorino accepted this proposal, something which sources within the Trump campaign expressed surprise about, fully expecting Astorino to remain in the primary campaign. Many of Trump's advisers, particularly Roger Stone, had been opposed to a Trump gubernatorial run. Stone had privately told Trump that a potential presidential campaign in 2016 would be more successful, stating that Trump could "run on name recognition alone" without the need for gubernatorial executive experience. Other potential candidates who did not run were former U.S. Representative Vito Fossella, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro and businessman and 2010 candidate for New York State Comptroller Harry Wilson. The Republican Party nominated Trump for Governor of New York and Astorino for Lieutenant Governor of New York.

During the campaign, Trump attacked Cuomo for the Safe Act, a gun-control law signed into law by Cuomo the year before. Likewise, Trump had also attacked Cuomo for failing to act on bringing back jobs, rising crime rates and stopping economic erosion. One of the main lines of Cuomo's campaign was that Trump was not serious about being Governor, instead intending to use the Governor's Mansion as a stepping stone to the White House. Cuomo also noted Trump's "presidential style" campaigning, often pointing out Trump's attacks on President Obama. Trump was also criticized for his promotion of the "birtherism" conspiracy theory, which alleged President Obama was not born in the United States.

Trump's campaign was controversial, with NBC later cutting ties with Trump. "They didn't want me to run because they wanted me to do 'The Celebrity Apprentice', they were not happy", Trump said.

On October 20, 2014, two days before the gubernatorial debate, The New York Times released video and accompanying audio they had obtained from an unknown source within NBC. In the recording, Trump referred obscenely to women in a 2005 conversation with Billy Bush while they were preparing to film an episode of Access Hollywood. The audio was met with a reaction of disbelief and disgust from the media in New York and the rest of the country, with many Republicans withdrawing their endorsement of Trump. Several New York Republicans called for Trump's withdrawal from the campaign, and to let Astorino head the ticket. As many ballots had already been printed, this would have been impractical and expensive. Former Governor George Pataki referred to Trump's candidacy as "a poisonous mix of bigotry and ignorance." New York Republican Chairman Edward Cox condemned the recording, but did not officially rescind his endorsement. Others, such as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, defended Trump. The following day, Trump's campaign issued an apology, stating that the video was "old locker room talk." The recording became a highlight of the debate, Trump again repeating his apology, saying he was "not proud of it", while candidates such as Cuomo labelled him a misogynist. After the tape's release, opinion polling indicated a large reduction in support for Trump, particularly among women.

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Cuomo handily defeated Trump by a 55.2%-41.2% margin, although this margin was smaller than Cuomo's victory margin in 2010. Cuomo won all five counties of New York City, along with Westchester, Rockland, and Nassau counties. Trump managed to win a majority in upstate counties. In response to the results, Trump critic and former U.S. representative Sherwood Boehlert stated that the nominee was always going to be a "Republican sacrifice." After the election, Trump alleged that Cuomo, and President Obama, had worked to spy on his campaign. Trump also immediately disputed the results, claiming that he would have won if Cuomo and Obama had not committed fraud against him, although he failed to produce any evidence for such claims. By November 10, Trump had finally conceded the election. Trump would later attack the Republican Party, including those within his campaign, for "working against" him and "dragging his reputation through the mud" and stated that he may no longer consider himself a Republican in the future.

In March 2015, Trump formed an exploratory committee in preparation for a possible independent presidential run. However, on May 20, Trump confirmed he would not be running for president.
 

Comrade TruthTeller

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So Militant Corbyn? So how would 2015 and other gubbins play out?
When I made this originally, the idea was that his fate would be swapped out with Nellist, except Nellist would have become Prime Minister. Which thinking about it is bizarre. I'm not sure what I'll do with it now, but I'm considering having TTL's extra Corbyn child with Diane Abbott be a character in the future.
 

rosa

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Theodore Robert Bundy (né Cowell; born November 24, 1946) is an American politician, author, and convicted felon, who served two terms as the 20th Governor of the State of Washington and represented Washington for six years in the United States Senate. Plagued by a turbulent adolescent life, Bundy would find his footing on the political stage in the late '70s and early '80s, attending the Seattle University of Law and, urged by mentors Daniel J. Evans and Ross Davis, running for Washington's 7th Congressional District in 1980. Coinciding with a landslide victory for President-elect Ronald Reagan and a comfortable Gubernatorial victory for John Spellman, Bundy outperformed previous runners for this seat, coming in at just under a 5 point margin, nearly gaining the seat, an unexpected turn for the youthful Republican. This, combined with his connections to the now Senator Evans, his charisma, and his vigor, lead him to run for Lieutenant Governor just four years later, narrowly securing the Republican nomination and winning the general by a similarly narrow margin, as Democrat John Cherbug won the Gubernatorial seat. Bundy served for just four years, as a health scare prompted Governor Cherbug to retire in 1989, after just one term. This prompted Bundy to run for the highest office in Washington state, handily winning the nomination and winning the general against Democrat Booth Gardner by just over three points.

Throughout his Gubernatorial reign, Bundy would become well-known across the nation as not only one of the youngest Governors but also one of the most charming. The last of the relevant Rockefeller Republicans, he crafted an image of a tough on crime Governor, with a moderate tinge on social issues, while being heavily pro-business. This moderate reputation would lead to speculation of him replacing Vice President Quayle on the Republican ticket in 1992. Although this did not come to pass, opting instead to pursue re-election, Bundy would get the chance to run for Vice President in 1996, alongside Senator Bob Dole, who tapped the young Governor as his Vice Presidential candidate as a balance to his age and strong Conservatism. The Dole/Bundy ticket would lead in the polls for much of the 1996 campaign season against embattled President Jerry Brown, but an October Surprise would change that. It was revealed that Bundy had ongoing affairs during his current marriage, with allegations of paying off women to keep silent. This prompted his first wife, Stephanie Brooks to come out with allegations of affairs during their marriage as well, citing that as the reason for their divorce. Although the bribery allegations were pushed to the back burner, the Republican ticket that November would narrowly lose the election, despite winning the popular vote by a one point margin. Bundy left the Governor's Mansion ashamed, although, that would not last long, as he ran for the United States Senate against the unpopular incumbent Don Bonker, pulling off a narrow upset. He could not take his popularity for granted, however; as he was back to his days of narrow margins, winning both the Republican nomination and general election by similar margins of just over one point.

He had a similar tenure in the Senate as he did as Governor, voting with a moderate record, positioning himself close to the Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords. His popularity began to look up throughout his time in the Senate, choosing not to remarry, and he looked to be positioning himself for a Presidential run in 2004, as a mid-tier candidate, however; he would soon find himself under investigation for wire fraud and campaign finance violations, relating to his 1996 Vice Presidential campaign, his 1998 Senatorial campaign, and his multiple affairs, costing him re-election handily in 2004. In addition, he was accused of killing off one of the women he had an affair with after she was found dead, although, he wasn't charged, due to the fact that she was found years after the affair had ended and there was no evidence linking Bundy to the crime. On the charge of wire fraud, he was found guilty in 2006, after he had left office, and was sentenced to five years in prison, where he would remain until 2010, being let go a year earlier than expected. Bundy would then go into retirement for the next six years. During this time, conspiracies began popping up about the former Senator being a prolific serial killer in the Seattle area throughout most of his adult life. Conspiracy documentarian Alex Jones alleged that Bundy was connected to three spree killings, from 1974 to 1978, 1985 to 1993, and 2011 to 2013. There is no evidence that Bundy is resolutely connected to these crimes, although the conspiracy has some ground, with up to 25% of Washington residents saying they believe the allegations those in charge of investigating these crimes, however; say there is no evidence that Bundy could have committed these crimes and that they believe, in fact, that the killings were done by three separate serial killers. In 2016, Bundy came out of retirement, now arthritic and bound to a wheelchair, to run for President in a crowded primary, running with the satirical campaign slogan, poking fun at Jones' conspiracies: "I will slash your taxes and kill your debt". He was considered a low tier candidate but outlasted most primary opponents and won an upset victory in the Washington primary, a testament to his rehabilitated image amongst Washingtonians. He currently lives outside Seattle, Washington with his son, Ted Bundy Jr.

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Nofix

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Hong Xiuquan (洪秀全), known in English as Hank Sothen, was a Chinese-American soldier, businessman, politician, prohibition activist, and preacher.

Born as the third and youngest son of a Hakka family, he failed the imperial examinations several times, and, after the third failure in 1837, suffered a nervous breakdown and converted to Christianity. He migrated to the Americas some time in either 1840 or 1842, arriving in Mexican California. He would prospect for a time.

In 1850, he was involved in a drunken brawl with a white prospector. After escaping a lynch mob that night, he migrated eastward, eventually arriving in Bay Port, Michigan. Having scrounged enough money from prospecting, he established several businesses, including a cigar store and a bar in Detroit. After the Civil War, he would sell his bar and begin preaching against alcohol.

Despite encountering severe racism, Sothen was a well-known and popular man in his community, with the small Chinese population often seeking his guidance on matters. He was known to be a very proud and at times obsessive man. A popular story tells of him stomping into a rival business, and threatening to kill the owner with his bare hands if he did not apologize for slandering him as a “filthy diseased Oriental”. When informed he would be lynched by the twenty or so men there if he was harmed, Sothen replied he did not care what they did, so long as he received his apology and his dignity was respected. The owner apologized and Sothen was allowed to leave unmolested by the crowd.

At the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted as a private. In 1862, he raised a “motley crew of Orientals, Europeans, Italians, Spaniards, and Negeroes[sic].” Contemporary accounts referred to him as among “the most sublime and handsome of soldiers.” He formed what was called “the Ever Victorious Army,” who, true to the name, never once lost a battle, despite suffering some of the heaviest casualties of all Michigan regiments. Despite often being shot at, he survived the entirety of the war without once being wounded by enemy fire, but was once shot in the buttocks due to friendly fire. Both Austin Blair and Abraham Lincoln met with him, and expressed their support of him and his men.

In 1866, despite vigorous opposition to a noncitizen and “coolie” holding office, he was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives by a wide margin, and served two terms as a Republican. He was the first Asian-American elected to a state legislature, and would be the last until 1926. He voted to ratify the 14th and 15th Amendments. He attempted to pass several prohibition statues, but each were stymied by the state senate.

In 1872 he ran for Governor, and in 1874 he ran for US House, both times as an Independent. He lost both elections. Sothen was the first Asian-American to run for either position. In 1882 he backed the Fusionist ticket for state elections, and in 1884, shortly before his death, he supported Benjamin Butler for a second Presidential term.

In 1881, Sothen was stabbed by a man accusing him of defrauding him in a railway investment. In 1882 he was shot at by a labor organizer. In 1885, months before his death, he nearly drowned and was rescued by a young Clement Holdings, future General Manager of Sundue Productions and Governor of Michigan.

His great-great-great-granddaughter Mary Ann Wilders is a former Lieutenant Governor of Dakota.


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In case anyone is wondering what the Hell, Michigan this is, it's a wikibox based on a very short joke conversation between me, @morbidteaparty and @von mises from two months back. A few things were changed from that, including the state and office. The picture is of a guy named Lue Gim Gong (source for him and his picture is pinterest). I also tried to replicate the "style" of a semi-obscure wikipedia page, with random asides to stuff with no lead-in, probably consisting of a single citation, and references to things and people who'd have their own wikipedia articles (and thus not be explained on the page itself). The two people mentioned in the last two paragraphs are not real, in case anyone is curious.

Is this realistic, or something the real Hong Xiuquan would do had circumstances arranged themselves? Probably not.
 

Kerguelen

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Reza Strelokov (born Reza Khan) was born in an unknown village in the Mazandaran Province of the Persian Empire in 1878, to Major Abbas-Ali Khan and Noush-Afarin, a Muslim Georgian immigrant. When his father suddenly died when Reza himself was barely 8 months old, he and his mother would move back to Georgia, to live with his extended family. As a marginalized but literate citizen of the Russian Empire, Reza would engage in left-wing politics by joining the Menshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. During the 1905 Revolution, Reza would later partake in several terrorist activities, encouraging violence against the Cossacks amongst Muslim communities and bombing vital pieces of infrastructure. However, the crackdown of the rebellion and the liberalization of the Caucuses under Count Vorontsov-Dashkov caused the Menshevik leadership to put a halt to the violence.

Upset at the Menshevik’s cooperation with the authorities, Reza and a group of followers would join the more radical Bolshevik faction, which continued to advocate for insurrection against the Tsar. As one of the few Bolsheviks leaders in the region, Reza would later become the Georgian representative to the Bolshevik leadership, earning him the favor of Vladimir Lenin. During this time, Reza Khan was also involved in the assassination of several Tsarist officials and informants, where his sharpshooting abilities earned him the nickname of Strelok, meaning shooter in Russian. Reza would later adopt this as nom de plume for his multiple publications advocating for guerrilla warfare.

During the Russian Civil War, Reza would rise quickly in party ranks, overseeing the mobilization of workers and the success of communist partisans as his role as Commissar of the Council of Labor and Defence. During this time, Reza would also come into conflict with the Commissar of Military Affairs Leon Trotsky, whom he disliked due to his abrasive personality and lack of military skill. Following the eventual Soviet victory, his wife would later give birth to Vladimir Rezanovich Strelokov, whom they had named after Vladimir Lenin. However, the Polish-Soviet war later broke out and Reza would oversee a massive re-organization of the Polish Red Army to increase the morale and quality of communist partisans, eventually assisting Mikhail Tukhachevsky’s capture of Warsaw.

The collapse of Pilsudski's administration and the subsequent formation of the Soviet Republic of Poland and Lithuania had transformed Reza and Trotsky into two of the most influential people in Moscow. As Lenin’s health began to fail in the following years, a significant rivalry formed between the two as the question of Lenin’s successor became increasingly prevalent. In the end, Reza’s popularity within the Party and the Red Army,w which allowed him to weaken the position of Trotsky’s “Left Opposition” within the government, culminating in his subsequent election as Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars. After purging the Left Opposition through the form of imprisonment, exile, and executions, Reza’s position as leader would be universally assured.

However, the rapid remilitarization of the Weimar Republic continued to threaten the Soviet global position, but this issue would be resolved after Germany fell into utter chaos during the Great Crash of 1930. During the Depression, the NEP’s position within the Soviet economy would be greatly revamped as small private enterprises would be effectively monopolized under the state-backed monopolies to ensure the mass industrialization of the nation. The liquidation of the kulaks and the subsequent famine in Ukraine would give rise to many crypto-nationalist Ukrainian sentiments. To resolve this, Reza would oversee the mass deportations of Ukrainians into Siberia and Central Asia, while dividing the Ruthenian, Donbass, and Crimean Republics from the Ukrainian SSR.

Subsequently, campaigns against financially successful or rebellious minorities took place, as Karelians, Abkhazians, Chechens, and Koryo-saram were targeted in the coming years. In the end, Reza’s Great Terror would ultimately centralize the economy around an increasingly exclusive system of state enterprises, of which the Red Army was a major beneficiary. This would be due to the fact that Reza had often relied on the Red Army to enforce his rule, more so than the newly-disbanded Cheka or the Party itself, as he would be later sworn in as the Generalissimus of the Soviet Union. In the eyes of the west, Reza’s Red Army would be seen as a massive threat to international peace, only rivaled by the German People’s Republic under the zealous command of Joseph Goebbels. Eventually, these fears would ring true during the Danube Spring, where thousands of revolutionaries rose up from Bucharest to Vienna, causing the German and Soviet armies to intervene and place much of Eastern Europe under communist rule. As the conquests of "The Red Genghis" raised global tensions, the capitalist world began to covertly back the Japanese Empire’s warpath across Asia.

While Japan’s dominance over China was assured, the Soviet annexations of Uyghurstan and Mongolia had risen much alarm, allowing for the rise of Sadao Araki, the chief advocate for a “Strike North” against Bolshevism. As the bombing of Vladivostok sent shockwaves across the Middle East, the underequipped armies of the Co-Prosperity Sphere began a massive invasion of the Soviet Union. While unflinching in their goal, the Japanese would later fall to the Red Army and its international allies, reducing the once-great Empire into a Soviet puppet. As cheers of victory ran throughout the nation and Strelokov’s own cult of personality had reached its absolute peak, his last act as Premier would be to establish the office of People’s Vodhz, of which he was its first officeholder. However, Strelokov would only live to celebrate this victory for a single year, dying from a heart attack on 26 July 1944. Soon after his sudden death, the party leadership would be quickly imprisoned at the hands of the Red Army, as they were pressured into electing Mikhail Tukhachevsky, The Red Napoleon as the new Soviet Premier.

The legacy of Reza Strelokov remains controversial to this day as his twenty-year regime oversaw one of the highest death tolls of any dictatorship in modern history. Negative interpretations of the first Vozhd being a belligerent warmonger, an avaricious mass-murderer, and a backwards Aryan savage would become somewhat common both during and after his reign over the Soviet Union. Despite this, Reza’s legacy as the people’s defender against imperialism and subversive infiltration remains common throughout much of the communist world. In addition, programs into mass industrialization, modernized defense systems, eugenics research, and the Latinization of the Soviet languages continue to be applauded to this day. However, the most prominent piece in Reza’s legacy takes the form of his firstborn son, Vladimir Strelokov, the last man to rule the Soviet Union.
 
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