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Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

MAC161

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First time posting to this thread, so any pointers are welcome!

Timeline of U.S. Presidents in "Divided Worlds: An Alternate Space Race"

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D): 1933-1945 [1]
Harry S. Truman (D): 1945-1949 [2]

(Insert Staunch Anti-Communist GOP Prez Here): 1949-1953 [3]
(Insert 2nd Staunch Anti-Communist GOP Prez Here): 1953-1961 [4]

Richard M. Nixon (R): 1961-1977 [5]
John M. Ashbrook (R): 1977-1981 [6]
Ronald W. Reagan (R): 1981-1989
George H.W. Bush (R): 1989-1997 [7]

John S. McCain (R): 1997-1999 [8]

[1] Chose not to run for a fourth term on health grounds.

[2] Fought to maintain the New Deal coalition and programs, but solidly conservative in foreign policy; not enough for the GOP, Dixiecrats or a slim majority of the voters, though, in the face of the Comintern and its specter of "Permanent Revolution" advocated by GenSec Trotsky. Seen by some academics and politicos as the bridge to an era of uncompromising "bipartisan" anticommunism in the U.S. and the League of Democratic Nations generally.


[3] Eisenhower doesn't seem of the right temperament given the basically unending "Red Scare" by this time; thought about McCarthy, but that seemed a bit obvious. Currently thinking about Dewey, as one of the last "moderate" GOP types and the other end of the "bipartisan anticommunist bridge"; if anybody's got ideas, share away!

[4] Ditto.

[5] Defeated Kennedy by a fair though not outstanding margin in 1960. 22nd Amendment wasn't passed in Truman's time, though "principle"/"tradition" kept previous GOP presidents from trying for three terms. Nixon's doing so prompted a short-lived party rebellion that dissuaded him from running again in 1976, though he did manage to get a 22nd Amendment analogue shot down in Congress in 1967.

[6] The "traditionalist" wing of the GOP got their man into the White House; he then promptly decided not to run again in 1980, now that the "principle" was cemented :D .

[7] Last one to seriously consider a third term; internal party fighting prevented this. Saw the first construction begun on the League's sector of lunar base Terra Unum in 1993. Having former astronaut John Glenn as VP got even more funding and resources devoted to this and the League Aeronautics and Space Administration (LASA), and a flood of both beginning in '96 when construction of the Soviet sector looked to be making better progress.

[8] President at the time of the novella.
Updated version, after suggestions and more musing:

Timeline of U.S. Presidents in "Divided Worlds: An Alternate Space Race"

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D): 1933-1945
Harry S. Truman (D): 1945-1949

Harold E. Stassen (R): 1949-1953 [1]
Estes Kefauver (D): 1953-1961 [2]
Richard M. Nixon (R): 1961-1977

John M. Ashbrook (R): 1977-1981
Ronald W. Reagan (R): 1981-1989
George H.W. Bush (R): 1989-1997

John S. McCain (R): 1997-1999

[1] Put in office largely out of voters' fears of Communism and desire to have a military man in charge. His moderate stance on social programs, however, soon brings on the ire of the Dixiecrats and the hardline GOP, and his lukewarm attitude towards segregation/civil rights as this debate boils over into further demos and violence causes his public support to wither. Infighting between his "liberal" faction and the hardliners under McCarthy and Nixon at the '52 GOP convention, plus the siphoning-off of other conservative voters by the Dixiecrats, leads to his defeat that year.

[2] Narrowly wins (with John McCormack as VP) on a platform combining anticommunism, continued New Deal-style reforms & governance, and pledges to settle the civil rights issue. Has decent success in the first two cases and somewhat less in the third, though variants of OTL's desegregation measures and earlier forms of the CRA and the VRA are passed on razor-thin margins; widespread anger at these in the South leads to Nixon winning on a "Southern strategy" much like that of OTL.
 
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Elektronaut

Symphony of the Right
Eh, I think it's 50/50 really. On the one hand it's not necessarily likely that you'd get a king devoted to the cult of St. Edward the Confessor.
Mildly disagree. Multiple kings found useful things there. See Richard II's association with as a shield against childlessness etc. I think Edward is more obscure without the conquest.
 

claybaskit

Active member
1960: Lyndon Baines Johnson Democratic John Fitzgerald Kennedy

1964 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Democratic Terry Sanford

1968 George Romney Republican Spiro Agnew
 

Persephone

An Individual of Mysterious and Indistinct Gender
Pronouns
they/them
"Germany is Our Problem"
Disclaimer: I've more or less just winged this after McCarthy, but here's some kind of riff on Losing the Peace that's probably not half as good as that work.

1940 - 1944: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Democratic Party)†
1944 - 1945: Harry S. Truman (Democratic Party)
1945 - 1948: Henry Morgenthau Jr. (Democratic Party)

1949 - 1952: Henry Wallace (Democratic Party)
1953 - 1957: Joseph McCarthy (Republican Party)†
1957 - 1960: Richard Nixon (Republican Party)
1961 - 1964: Edwin Walker (Democratic Party)†
1964 - 1968: Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic Party)
1969 - 1972: Barry Goldwater (Republican)
1973 - 19XX: Roy Cohn (Republican Party)
 
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Japhy

Sour, Salty, and Delicious
Published by SLP
Location
Albany, NY
Pronouns
He/Him
"Germany is Our Problem"
Disclaimer: I've more or less just winged this after McCarthy, but here's some kind of riff on Losing the Peace that's probably not half as good as that work.

1940 - 1944: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Democratic Party)†
1944 - 1945: Harry S. Truman (Democratic Party)
1945 - 1948: Henry Morgenthau Jr. (Democratic Party)

1948 - 1952: Henry Wallace (Democratic Party)
1952 - 1957: Joseph McCarthy (Republican Party)†
1957 - 1960: Richard Nixon (Republican Party)
1960 - 1964: Edwin Walker (Democratic Party)†
1964 - 1968: Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic Party)
1968 - 1972: Barry Goldwater (Republican)
1972 - 19XX: Roy Cohn (Republican Party)
It's a fun list but I am legally obligated to point out that the Presidential term doesn't happen the same year as the election.

That said it's another push in my slow march to a President Cohn vignette
 

Persephone

An Individual of Mysterious and Indistinct Gender
Pronouns
they/them
It's a fun list but I am legally obligated to point out that the Presidential term doesn't happen the same year as the election.

That said it's another push in my slow march to a President Cohn vignette
I'd be lying if I said that part of me was conflicted over whether I had it right, but the truth is that the thought never crossed my mind. Thanks, will fix when I'm back home!
Edit: And fixed!
 
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claybaskit

Active member
1952: Douglas Macarthur Republican William Knowland
Defeated Lyndon Baines Johnson Democratic Adali Stevenson

1956: Douglas Macarthur Republican William Knowland
Defeated Hubert Humphrey Democratic Estes Kefauver

1960: William Knowland Republican Henry Cabot Lodge
Defeated: J
oe Kennedy j.r. Democratic Stuart Symington
 
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Qaz_plm

White Castle soda bet
Location
Inbetween dreams and reality
Pronouns
She/her
1929-1933:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1928:Al Smith/Joe T. Robinson(Democratic)
1933-1941:Franklin D. Roosevelt/John Nance Garner(Democratic)
1932:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1936:Alf Landon/Frank Knox(Republican)

1941-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Henry Wallace(Democratic)
1940:Wendell Willkie/Charles L. McNary(Republican)
1945-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Harry Truman(Democratic)
1944:Thomas Dewy/John W. Bricker(Republican)

1945-1945:Harry Truman/Vacant(Democratic)
1949-1953:Harry Truman/Alben W.Barkley(Democratic)
1948:Thomas Dewy/Earl Warren(Republican),Strom Thurmond/Fielding Wright(Dixiecrat),Henry Wallace/Glen Taylor(Progressive Party)
1953-1961:Dwight Eisenhower/Richard Nixon(Republican)
1952:Adlai Stevenson II/John Sparkman(Democratic)
1956:Adlai Stevenson II/Estes Kefauver(Democratic)

1961-1963:John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson(Democratic)
1960:Richard Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.(Republican)
1963-1965:Lyndon B. Johnson/Vacant(Democratic)
1965-1969:Lyndon B. Johnson/Hubert Humphrey(Democratic)
1964:Barry Goldwater/William E. Miller(Republican)
1969-1973:Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew(Republican)
1968:Hubert Humphrey/Edmund Muskie(Democratic),George Wallace/Curtis LeMay(American Independent)
1972:George McGovern/Sargent Shriver(Democratic)

1973-1973:Richard Nixon/Vacant(Republican)
1973-1974:Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford(Republican)
1974-1974:Gerald Ford/Vacant(Republican)
1974-1977:Gerald Ford/Nelson Rockefeller(Republican)
1977-1981:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic)
1976:Gerald Ford/Bob Dole(Republican)
1981-1989:Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush(Republican)
1980:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic),John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey(Independent)
1984:Walter Mondale/Geraldine Ferraro(Democratic)

1989-1993:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican)
1988:Michael Dukakis/Lloyd Bentsen(Democratic)
1993-2001:Bill Clinton/Al Gore(Democratic)
1992:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican),Ross Perot/James Stockdale(Independent)
1996:Bob Dole/Jack Kemp(Republican),Ross Perot/Pat Choate(Reform)

2001-2009:George W. Bush/Dick Cheney(Republican)
2000:Al Gore/Joe Lieberman(Democratic),Ralph Nader/Wionna LaDuke(Green)
2004:John Kerry/John Edwards(Democratic)

2009-2017:Barack Obama/Joe Biden(Democratic)
2008:John McCain/Sarah Palin(Republican)
2012:Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan(Republican)

2017-2021:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
2016:Hilary Clinton/Tim Kaine(Democratic)
2021-2021:Joe Biden/Kamala Harris(Democratic)
2020:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
 
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gentleman biaggi

Based Slight Top
Pronouns
he/they is fine
1929-1933:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1928:Al Smith/Joe T. Robinson(Democratic)
1933-1941:Franklin D. Roosevelt/John Nance Garner(Democratic)
1932:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1936:Alf Landon/Frank Knox(Republican)

1941-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Henry Wallace(Democratic)
1940:Wendell Willkie/Charles L. McNary(Republican)
1945-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Harry Truman(Democratic)
1944:Thomas Dewy/John W. Bricker(Republican)

1945-1949:Harry Truman/Vacant(Democratic)
1949-1953:Harry Truman/Alben W.Barkley(Democratic)
1948:Thomas Dewy/Earl Warren(Republican),Strom Thurmond/Fielding Wright(Dixiecrat),Henry Wallace/Glen Taylor(Progressive Party)
1953-1961:Dwight Eisenhower/Richard Nixon(Republican)
1952:Adlai Stevenson II/John Sparkman(Democratic)
1956:Adlai Stevenson II/Estes Kefauver(Democratic)

1961-1963:John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson(Democratic)
1960:Richard Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.(Republican)
1963-1965:Lyndon B. Johnson/Vacant(Democratic)
1965-1969:Lyndon B. Johnson/Hubert Humphrey(Democratic)
1964:Barry Goldwater/William E. Miller(Republican)
1969-1973:Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew(Republican)
1968:Hubert Humphrey/Edmund Muskie(Democratic),George Wallace/Curtis LeMay(American Independent)
1972:George McGovern/Sargent Shriver(Democratic)

1973-1973:Richard Nixon/Vacant(Republican)
1973-1974:Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford(Republican)
1974-1974:Gerald Ford/Vacant(Republican)
1974-1977:Gerald Ford/Nelson Rockefeller(Republican)
1977-1981:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic)
1976:Gerald Ford/Bob Dole(Republican)
1981-1989:Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush(Republican)
1980:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic),John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey(Independent)
1984:Walter Mondale/Geraldine Ferraro(Democratic)

1989-1993:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican)
1988:Michael Dukakis/Lloyd Bentsen(Democratic)
1993-2001:Bill Clinton/Al Gore(Democratic)
1992:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican),Ross Perot/James Stockdale(Independent)
1996:Bob Dole/Jack Kemp(Republican),Ross Perot/Pat Choate(Reform)

2001-2009:George W. Bush/Dick Cheney(Republican)
2000:Al Gore/Joe Lieberman(Democratic),Ralph Nader/Wionna LaDuke(Green)
2004:John Kerry/John Edwards(Democratic)

2009-2017:Barack Obama/Joe Biden(Democratic)
2008:John McCain/Sarah Palin(Republican)
2012:Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan(Republican)

2017-2021:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
2016:Hilary Clinton/Tim Kaine(Democratic)
2021-2021:Joe Biden/Kamala Harris(Democratic)
2020:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
can you help me be this funny
 

Ares96

‘doing incalculable harm’
Published by SLP
Location
Fubbicktown
Pronouns
he/him
1929-1933:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1928:Al Smith/Joe T. Robinson(Democratic)
1933-1941:Franklin D. Roosevelt/John Nance Garner(Democratic)
1932:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1936:Alf Landon/Frank Knox(Republican)

1941-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Henry Wallace(Democratic)
1940:Wendell Willkie/Charles L. McNary(Republican)
1945-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Harry Truman(Democratic)
1944:Thomas Dewy/John W. Bricker(Republican)

1945-1945:Harry Truman/Vacant(Democratic)
1949-1953:Harry Truman/Alben W.Barkley(Democratic)
1948:Thomas Dewy/Earl Warren(Republican),Strom Thurmond/Fielding Wright(Dixiecrat),Henry Wallace/Glen Taylor(Progressive Party)
1953-1961:Dwight Eisenhower/Richard Nixon(Republican)
1952:Adlai Stevenson II/John Sparkman(Democratic)
1956:Adlai Stevenson II/Estes Kefauver(Democratic)

1961-1963:John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson(Democratic)
1960:Richard Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.(Republican)
1963-1965:Lyndon B. Johnson/Vacant(Democratic)
1965-1969:Lyndon B. Johnson/Hubert Humphrey(Democratic)
1964:Barry Goldwater/William E. Miller(Republican)
1969-1973:Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew(Republican)
1968:Hubert Humphrey/Edmund Muskie(Democratic),George Wallace/Curtis LeMay(American Independent)
1972:George McGovern/Sargent Shriver(Democratic)

1973-1973:Richard Nixon/Vacant(Republican)
1973-1974:Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford(Republican)
1974-1974:Gerald Ford/Vacant(Republican)
1974-1977:Gerald Ford/Nelson Rockefeller(Republican)
1977-1981:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic)
1976:Gerald Ford/Bob Dole(Republican)
1981-1989:Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush(Republican)
1980:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic),John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey(Independent)
1984:Walter Mondale/Geraldine Ferraro(Democratic)

1989-1993:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican)
1988:Michael Dukakis/Lloyd Bentsen(Democratic)
1993-2001:Bill Clinton/Al Gore(Democratic)
1992:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican),Ross Perot/James Stockdale(Independent)
1996:Bob Dole/Jack Kemp(Republican),Ross Perot/Pat Choate(Reform)

2001-2009:George W. Bush/Dick Cheney(Republican)
2000:Al Gore/Joe Lieberman(Democratic),Ralph Nader/Wionna LaDuke(Green)
2004:John Kerry/John Edwards(Democratic)

2009-2017:Barack Obama/Joe Biden(Democratic)
2008:John McCain/Sarah Palin(Republican)
2012:Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan(Republican)

2017-2021:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
2016:Hilary Clinton/Tim Kaine(Democratic)
2021-2021:Joe Biden/Kamala Harris(Democratic)
2020:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
freaks me nut out to this day
 

cikka

"Sucks up to the British more than the bloody DUP"
Location
Kentkingsh- kentklungklicklingshirekington
Pronouns
he/him, she/her
1929-1933:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1928:Al Smith/Joe T. Robinson(Democratic)
1933-1941:Franklin D. Roosevelt/John Nance Garner(Democratic)
1932:Hebert Hoover/Charlie Curtis(Republican)
1936:Alf Landon/Frank Knox(Republican)

1941-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Henry Wallace(Democratic)
1940:Wendell Willkie/Charles L. McNary(Republican)
1945-1945:Franklin D. Roosevelt/Harry Truman(Democratic)
1944:Thomas Dewy/John W. Bricker(Republican)

1945-1945:Harry Truman/Vacant(Democratic)
1949-1953:Harry Truman/Alben W.Barkley(Democratic)
1948:Thomas Dewy/Earl Warren(Republican),Strom Thurmond/Fielding Wright(Dixiecrat),Henry Wallace/Glen Taylor(Progressive Party)
1953-1961:Dwight Eisenhower/Richard Nixon(Republican)
1952:Adlai Stevenson II/John Sparkman(Democratic)
1956:Adlai Stevenson II/Estes Kefauver(Democratic)

1961-1963:John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson(Democratic)
1960:Richard Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.(Republican)
1963-1965:Lyndon B. Johnson/Vacant(Democratic)
1965-1969:Lyndon B. Johnson/Hubert Humphrey(Democratic)
1964:Barry Goldwater/William E. Miller(Republican)
1969-1973:Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew(Republican)
1968:Hubert Humphrey/Edmund Muskie(Democratic),George Wallace/Curtis LeMay(American Independent)
1972:George McGovern/Sargent Shriver(Democratic)

1973-1973:Richard Nixon/Vacant(Republican)
1973-1974:Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford(Republican)
1974-1974:Gerald Ford/Vacant(Republican)
1974-1977:Gerald Ford/Nelson Rockefeller(Republican)
1977-1981:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic)
1976:Gerald Ford/Bob Dole(Republican)
1981-1989:Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush(Republican)
1980:Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale(Democratic),John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey(Independent)
1984:Walter Mondale/Geraldine Ferraro(Democratic)

1989-1993:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican)
1988:Michael Dukakis/Lloyd Bentsen(Democratic)
1993-2001:Bill Clinton/Al Gore(Democratic)
1992:George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle(Republican),Ross Perot/James Stockdale(Independent)
1996:Bob Dole/Jack Kemp(Republican),Ross Perot/Pat Choate(Reform)

2001-2009:George W. Bush/Dick Cheney(Republican)
2000:Al Gore/Joe Lieberman(Democratic),Ralph Nader/Wionna LaDuke(Green)
2004:John Kerry/John Edwards(Democratic)

2009-2017:Barack Obama/Joe Biden(Democratic)
2008:John McCain/Sarah Palin(Republican)
2012:Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan(Republican)

2017-2021:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
2016:Hilary Clinton/Tim Kaine(Democratic)
2021-2021:Joe Biden/Kamala Harris(Democratic)
2020:Donald Trump/Mike Pence(Republican)
>Jimmy Carter

cool hipster pick, haven't seen him a lot
 

claybaskit

Active member
1960:Richard M. Nixon Republican Henry Cabot Lodge
Def: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Democratic Lyndon Baines Johnson

1964: Hubert Horatio Humphrey Democratic Terry Sanford
Def: Richard M. Nixon Republican Henry Cabot Lodge
 
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