Progressivism on the Prairie

What if the Farming Crisis of the 80s caused Secession in the Midwest

Point of Divergence

The Reagan and Bush Administrations poor handling of the Farming Crisis extends it to the 2000s.

Wisconsin and other Farming Dependent States Secede shortly after Congress approves a referendum in the states.

Current State of the Midwest

Wisconsin emerged as a Major Power in the Region, and the Dakotas and Minnesota form a Protective Alliance, and the States of Nebraska and Iowa are quickly reintegrated in the United States of America.