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Ladies and gentelmen, boys and girls, I have the distinct honor of presenting to you Another alternative RP: The Balkanization of The United States!

 

I enjoy and hate CNRP just like everyone else, however; I thought that it would be to roleplay an American Balkanization with a heavy focus in North America. Then I got the idea that instead of making it some introverted, private RP, it should be open to the masses! Being an American, I find the concept and idea of Balkanization fascinating and terrifying at the same time. It has happened to other countries around the world, and I am sure one day it will happen to my country (hopefully in the distant future) so why not RP a romantic version of what may happen?

 

Still reading? Wow! You have an attention span greater than that of a seven year old, congratulations! Now you may be wondering how this RP would work (it's super complicated so let me try to sum it up). It has the same rules and regulations as CNRP except demographics must realistically be RPed (plus a few minor rules regarding the founding of your country). Also, it might be a good idea to put some RP behind your country and why it was formed because this should be Future-Historical Fiction after all! (Wow I just made a new genre)

 

Are you interested in founding your own country in the former United States? Good for you, I am too! Other than basic requirements like having a nation IG and other CNRP rules, here are some things you need to observe when choosing your borders:

 

1. The nation you found must observe the actual borders of States (meaning that I cannot claim Texas and 1/4 of Louisiana). 

 

2. When you originally found your country, it may only consist of three States. Unless Texas, California, or New York, then you may only claim one additional State. However, if you are claiming any State East of New York, then you may claim more than three not including New York.

 

3. The States you claim must share a land border.

 

4. For all intents and purposes, Washington D.C. is part of Maryland.

 

5. Canada may be claimed in full by one player. This also applies to Mexico and Cuba as well. 

 

6. No nuclear weapons and no technology past present time.

 

7. If a player wants to found a country, they must first give sufficient RP as to how their country came together. This is meant to be a short historical

background, not a three sentence paragraph. See below for the backdrop of what happened to the United States. Beyond the fragmented, vague story I give, feel free to make your own however you like.

 

 

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The year is 2017. Surprisingly, a Republican nor a Democrat was elected as President of The United States about one year ago. Instead, an Independent named Robert Jackson was elected. Republicans maintained control of the House, and Democrats of the Senate. While the American legislature stayed in a state of turmoil, foreign problems arose as well. Russia began founding armed military installations in Syria while Iran and Pakistan allowed China to do the same. The issue came to a melting point when Russian and Chinese naval forces engaged the United States navy in the Gulf of Oman after miscommunications. 

 

President Jackson, who was known for his hard stance on foreign military aggression, was most likely going to start a global conflict as far as the Chinese were concerned. The only way to defuse this conflict was to bring an even greater catastrophe onto the world. Militants within the Chinese government staged a coup de etat where Premier Keqiang was assassinated and President Jinping was made a puppet at gunpoint along with the National People's Congress. The goals of the militants were much more far-reaching than most of those involved understood. 

 

The goal of the organization was to dominate the Eastern hemisphere however in light of recent events they set back their plans a few decades and decided to initiate the aforementioned catastrophe - a global economic meltdown. The Chinese government called for the payment of debts held by the United States and other Western countries. Faced with the option of printing money until it was useless, President Jackson made the executive decision to default on the debt to China which, in accordance with other events, caused a perfect storm.

 

The Dow J. dropped below 3,500 points within ten days, the dollar became virtually worthless, Saudi Arabia and other oil producing countries in the Middle East only accepted payments in their own currencies or physical gold for oil, gas jumped about $30.00 a gallon within two months, riots erupted across the United States, and after declaring a National State of Emergency (along with martial law in all 50 States) and attempting to force Congress into a "mandatory" recess, high-ranking military officials began to defect and either lead their troops to their home States or simply to disobey the orders of the Executive branch for fear that further constitutional protections would be violated. While this indeed prevented the President from violating the Constitution, it also prevented him from keeping the country together. In a matter of days, news vivid video clips across the East coast including police frantically shooting into hungry, angry crowds; Marines executing local officials for sedition, and finally Americans lobbing molotov cocktails into the windows of the White House. 

 

The United States of America was no more. 

 

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Major cities, especially New England, had suffered the worst through this domestic violence but were not beyond repair. As soldiers gun downed civilians and generals withdrew their loyalty to a disenfranchised President, the Texas government was the first to act in leaving the crumbling Union. Not to maintain States' Rights or to protect a prosperous trade like slavery, not for pride or to prove that they were leaders, but simply to maintain existence as an organized and civilized region of the country. 

 

The Canadian government had to deal with its own problems, along with Americans trying to illegally enter through its mostly unpatrolled borders, and could not render much assistance. The same went for Mexico, who felt internal pains but was able to better keep its composure better because of its status as a third world nation - Mexico simply didn't have as much to lose in the economic collapse. Cuba, detached from America, Russia, and most of the world felt little damage to its economy but suffered severely from the increase in energy prices which is why it easily gave open arms to Texas who initiated the first diplomatic forum between Americans and Cubans an over half a century. 

 

Europe was in dismay as well. Cities like London resembled Washington D.C. A raise in nationalism and dissatisfaction saw a "temporary" increase in power of the monarchy after resignation of the Prime Minister. Scotland, which achieved independence in 2014, struggled together with Ireland in maintaining order in its urban parts while looking to its rural parts for support. France saw a turn for the worse as well, not having been in such awful conditions since after the first revolution over 200 years ago. Perhaps the only somewhat productive Western nations included Germany which was building up its military forces and Israel which had to do the same for fear of Arabian invasion. Russia and China began a Cold War, keeping them occupied from the West, while North Korea felt somewhat satisfied that the rest of the world now knew what it felt like for most of its existence. This was no constellation to the North Korean people who were still being shot, starved, and deprived of Facebook and other social media on a regular basis. 

 

Japan and Australia handled the situation the best. The Australian government stretched government resources thin to ensure that citizens remained fed for the time being while the Japanese people, who had honor and peace bred into their blood, remained calm in a time of turmoil as American soldiers left by the thousands for their homeland. Emperor Akihito kept the moral of the Japanese people high, while the Prime Minister focused all government resources into coordinating with Australia, Taiwan, and South Korea for a defense initiative for the Chinese whose attack felt imminent - yet only time would tell. 

 

The world was in a State of turmoil, but Hope never goes quietly into the night. A beacon always exists somewhere. 

 

 

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If you actually took the time to read that, bravo! While I described events around the world, only North America and parts of the Caribbean belong as part of this RP. If this grows into something worth mentioning, then maybe it'd make sense to add other places like Western Europe. But I'd really like to see RP developed from this which is why baby steps should be taken!

 

I claim Texas and Louisiana. I'll be RPing them as two sovereign nations in a weak Confederation because of cultural and economic ties and a few other political reasons. I believe Sarah told me she wanted Pennsylvania, and some other State. I will post my RP at a later time because it is 3:35 in the morning as I write this. I encourage all of you to take part in this RP. I wrote the above all in one sitting simply because this subject fascinates me and I hope this can ignite some interest and creativity in you as well.

 

Have fun. 

 

 

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With the fall of the union of America, the governors of California and Nevada declared States of Emergency and decided to combine their states with the approval of the legislatures to form the Republic of California. With the fall of the national economy, largest humanitarian crisis in American history, unstable foreign powers, and domestic unrest; Governor Jack Bauer of California and Governor Kaylee Livingston of Nevada decided to form a new central government and utilize the National Guard and current military assets to protect the newly founded country. The capital of the Republic of California will be Los Angeles, and the state legislatures of California and Nevada combined to form the Congress divided into the House of Representatives and the Senate. Governor Jack Bauer was elected by the legislature as the new President and Governor Kaylee Livingston as the Vice President.

 

The first act of the new Executive Branch was to secure all military installations in the Republic. All commanding officers would be required to swear an oath of allegiance to the new country or be arrested. The first objective would be Naval Station San Diego. Stationed their would be the USS Ronald Reagan and many destroyers, cruisers, and LPDs. These naval assets would be used to protect the western coast line of the Republic and provide transport to medical facilities for civilians. The Army National Guard (22,500 soldiers) would be deployed primarily to the eastern and southern land borders to prevent anyone from entering or leaving the country. Other units would be deployed throughout the country to enforce martial law. The Air National Guard would enforce a no-fly zone over the country with F-16s and F-15s. All federal Air Force and Army bases would be taken over by National Guard units along with any equipment found there.

 

President Jack Bauer knew that the independence of the new Republic would be difficult to maintain, however he also knew that it was vital for the very survival of all in the country. He intends to have martial law to be a temporary solution for the lack of law and order, and to eventually adopt the Constitution of the United States of America for the Republic of California (with minor adjustments). Now it was a waiting game to see what happened next.

 

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Vice President Kaylee Livingston

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Few things:

1)  Thats not how national debts work at all, or how federal monetary policy works.

2)  The Chines and Russian Fleets can't do sustained operations much less confront the US navy in the Gulf of Oman in 2017, that's a guarantee

3)  Pakistan and Iran are mortal enemies not allies.

4)  Stop referring to President Xi and Premier Li by their given names, you're not their wife.

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After the establishment of law and order within the newly found country it was time to establish some formalities. President Jack Bauer has also called on the Secretary of Defense to reform and strengthen the Armed Forces of the Republic.
 
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Executive Branch:
[spoiler]President- Jack Bauer
   Chief of Staff- Gaige Keach
   National Security Advisor- Davion Brittian
Vice President- Kaylee Livingston
Secretary of State- Joseph Saban
Secretary of the Treasury- Adeline Angle
Secretary of Defense- Scott Baxendale
Attorney General- Galilea Mon
Secretary of the Interior- Blanca Borden
Secretary of Agriculture- Franklin Pope
Secretary of Commerce- Marie Shine
Secretary of Labor- Zakary Haslett
Secretary of Health and Human Services- Rebeca Barritt
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development- Alysa Earll
Secretary of Transportation- Romeo Longhorn
Secretary of Energy- Darnell Patterson
Secretary of Education- Madilyn Milnor
Secretary of Veterans Affairs- Isabella Hutchings
Secretary of Homeland Security- Francis Beckles[/spoiler]
 
Legislative Branch:
[spoiler]President of the Senate- Pedro Cowles
Speaker of the House- Salvatore Sparling[/spoiler]
 
Judicial Branch:
[spoiler]Chief Justice Andre Jaquith
Justice Isaiah Dunston
Justice Cason Ranshaw
Justice Brenda Wadding
Justice Garrett Darcy
Justice Jaycee Sarsfield
Justice Alonzo Caston
Justice Holly Sydney
Justice Deshaun Freeney[/spoiler]

 

Military Command
[spoiler]Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff- Gen. Dontae Harkins
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff- Gen.William Gateley
Army Chief of Staff- Gen. Carter Sarra
Air Force Chief of Staff- Gen. Irvin Malter
Chief of Naval Operations- Adm. Travis Hawthorne
Commandant of the Marine Corps- Gen. Ashton Harlin[/spoiler]

 

Armed Forces

[spoiler]Army: 242,000 Soldiers

Total Infantry Divisions- 22

   CALIFORNIA: 9-14

   NEVADA: 15-20

   OREGON: 1-3

   WASHINGTON: 4-8

   HAWAII:

   ALASKA:

 

Total Armored Divisions- 4

   CALIFORNIA: 2-3

   NEVADA: 4

   OREGON: 1

   WASHINGTON:

   HAWAII:

   ALASKA:

 

Infantry Division (11,000)
   1st Infantry Brigade (3300) (2 PER DIVISION)
     Engineer Battalion (500)
       HQ Company
       Military Intelligence Company
       Brigade Signals Company
       Combat Engineer Company
     Reconnaissance Squadron (300)
       HQ Troop
       Motorized Recon Troop
       Motorized Recon Troop
       Dismounted Recon Troop
     Fires Battalion (200)
       HQ Battery
       Fires Battery
       Fires Battery
       Target Acquisition Platoon
       Air Defense Battery
     Brigade Support Battalion (500)
       HQ Company
       Distribution Company
       Field Maintenance Company
       Medical Company
     Infantry Battalion (900)
       HQ Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Weapons Company
     Infantry Battalion (900)
       HQ Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Weapons Company

   1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team (2200) (2 PER DIVISION)
     Brigade Support Battalion (500)
       HQ Company
       Distribution Company
       Field Maintenance Company
       Medical Company
       Military Intelligence Company
       Signal Company
       Engineer Company
     Field Artillery Battalion (300)
       HQ Battery
       Howitzer Company (2 Guns)
       Howitzer Company (2 Guns)
       Howitzer Company (2 Guns)
       Weapons Locating Radar Section
       Air Defense and Antitank Section
     Reconnaissance Squadron (500)
       HQ Troop
       Mounted Recon Troop
       Mounted Recon Troop
       Mounted Recon Troop
       Surveillance Troop
     Infantry Stryker Battalion (300)
       HQ Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
     Infantry Stryker Battalion (300)
       HQ Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
     Infantry Stryker Battalion (300)
       HQ Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company
       Rifle Company

   1st Combat Aviation Brigade (1 PER DIVISION)
     HQ Company
     Aviation Attack Battalion (25 AH-64E)
     Reconnaissance Battalion  (20 ARH-6)
     Aviation Assault Battalion (30 HELO-60M)
     General Aviation Battalion (20 HELO-60M) (12 HELO-47F)
     UAV Company  (20 DQ-9 Drone)
     Aviation Support Battalion

Armored Division (400 Tanks)
   1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
   2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
   3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
   4th Heavy Brigade Combat Team
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
   5th Heavy Brigade Combat Team
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)
     Heavy Combat Battalion (20 tanks)

 

Weapons-

  • M9 pistol
  • MP5
  • M249 Light Machine Gun
  • M4A3 Carbine
  • M14 Rifle
  • M240 Medium Machine Gun
  • M110 Sniper Rifle
  • M2 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Barrett M82
  • Mossberg 500
  • M67 fragmentation grenade
  • M18 smoke grenade
  • M84 stun grenade
  • Mk 19 grenade launcher
  • AT4
  • M72 LAW
  • FGM-148 Javelin
  • FIM-92 Stinger
  • M252 mortar

Air Force:

F-16 C Block 50 (20 squadrons)

F-15E Strike Eagle (20 squadrons)

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet (9 squadrons)

A-10 Thunderbolt II (6 squadrons)

AC-130 Spectre (1 squadrons)

B-1 Lancer (9 squadrons)

B-2 Spirit (5 squadrons)

B-52 Stratofortress (5 squadrons)

 

(other standard helos/airplanes of US Army and Air Force)

 

Navy:

Nimitz class x 3

San Antonio-class x 2

Wasp-class x 1

Ticonderoga-class x 3

Arleigh Burke-class x 9

Oliver Hazard Perry-class x 9 (6 unassigned)

Freedom-class LCS x 6

Independence-class LCS x 6

Virginia-class submarine x 9

Mercy-class hospital ships x 2 (2 unassigned)

*Replenishment Ships of the USNS

 

First Fleet HAWAII

Nimitz class x 1 (USS Ronald Reagan)

San Antonio-class x 1

Ticonderoga-class x 1

Arleigh Burke-class x 3

Oliver Hazard Perry-class x 1

Freedom-class LCS x 2

Independence-class LCS x 2

Virginia-class submarine x 3

 

Second Fleet ALASKA

Nimitz class x 1 (USS George HW Bush)

San Antonio-class x 1

Ticonderoga-class x 1

Arleigh Burke-class x 3

Oliver Hazard Perry-class x 1

Freedom-class LCS x 2

Independence-class LCS x 2

Virginia-class submarine x 3

 

Third Fleet CALIFORNIA

Nimitz class x 1 (USS America)

Wasp-class x 1

Ticonderoga-class x 1

Arleigh Burke-class x 3

Oliver Hazard Perry-class x 1

Freedom-class LCS x 2

Independence-class LCS x 2

Virginia-class submarine x 3

 

Marine Corps: 80,000 Marines

 

1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) HAWAII
   1st Marine Expeditionary Unit
   2nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   3rd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   4th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   5th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) ALASKA
   6th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   7th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   8th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   9th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   10th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) ALASKA
   11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   12th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   13th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   14th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) CALIFORNIA
   16th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   17th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   18th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   19th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   20th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) CALIFORNIA
   21st Marine Expeditionary Unit
   22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   23rd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   25th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

6th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) CALIFORNIA
   26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   27th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   28th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   29th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   30th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

7th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) NEVADA
   31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
   32nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   33rd Marine Expeditionary Unit
   34th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   35th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

8th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (10,000/2,000) NEVADA
   36th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   37th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   38th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   39th Marine Expeditionary Unit
   40th Marine Expeditionary Unit

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President Jack Bauer has ordered the First Fleet and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade of 10,000 Marines to take back the fallen state of Hawaii. Air Force bomber and fighter squadrons would also be available for support. The President has also ordered the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Infantry Divisions (33,000 soldiers) along with the 1st Armored Division (400 M1A2 Tanks) to invade the state of Oregon. Once these two states were successfully secured, they would be integrated into the Republic of California.

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Infantry Divisions 4-8 (55,000 soldiers) would invade the State of Washington so as to restore law and order. The Second Fleet along with 2nd and 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigades (20,000 Marines) would invade Alaska. Once these states were secured, they would be integrated into the Republic of California.

 

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