The Boundary Waters
Formally known as: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan
Capital: St. Paul
Fun facts: Revolutionary sentiment in “The Mitten,” as its citizens prefer to call it, is growing. Only time will tell if the Boundary Waters can hold together as a nation.
Formally known as: California, Nevada
Fun facts: After the dissolution of the US, Calivada will hold title to the world’s second largest economy.
The Confederate States of the Atlantic
Formally known as: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina,
most of Virginia
Fun facts: The CSA is expected to adopt the Stars & Bars as a national flag at their first Confederation Conference.
Formally known as: Maine
Fun facts: When the New Nations are born, Cote D’Atlantique (formerly Maine) plans to ally herself with Canada, eventually opting for voluntary annexation. Official language: French.
Formally known as: North and South Dakota
Capital: Dakota City
Fun fact: With their share of the spoils of the defunct federal government, Dakotans plan to build a shining example of a well-planned capital. Dakota City will host 85% of the national population.
Fun fact: Dakotans have proposed a revolutionary new system for their currency. Paper denominations of the ‘dakot’ will be numbered according to the primes (D1, D2, D3, D5, D7, D11, etc.), and coins (one hundred ‘iotas’ equal a ‘dakot’) will follow the fibonacci sequence (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, etc.). Math skills are expected to skyrocket as a result.
Designs are still being accepted for both coin and paper currency – send in your submissions > here.
Formally known as: Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona
Capital: Four Corners
Fun facts: Once construction is completed, the Parlia-Dome of the Four Corners Capitol building will sit exactly at the juncture of its component states. Members will be able to sit through an entire session of parliament without actually leaving their state’s territory.
Formally known as: Pennsylvania, New Jersey (except areas near NYC), eastern Maryland, Delaware
Capital: New Jersey City
Fun facts: Still smarting from losing Jersey City to the new nation of New York, Jerseyans plan to rebuild it – and call their new capital New Jersey City.
The Magic Kingdom of Florida
Formally known as: Florida
Capital: Walt Disney World
Fun facts: Somewhat astonishingly, the Kingdom plans to squeeze the entire executive brance of government inside Cinderella’s castle on the grounds of Walt Disney World.
New New England
Formally known as: New York (not including NYC), Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island
Fun facts: New England expects to experience tense international relationships with its neighbors: New York, Jersey, and Cote D’Atlantique.
New New York
Formally known as: New York City and surrounding areas
Capital: New York City
Fun facts: New Yorkers have neither the space nor the temperment for agriculture, and must import all foodstuffs.
Formally known as: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Fun facts: Only in theory will Olympia’s governmental powers reach past the Sierra Nevada. Most of the eastern high plains will most likely be controlled (peacably) by independent militias.
The Peoples Republic of the Plains
Formally known as: Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa
Capital: Uses a dual-capital system to protect the interest of two very different lifestyles: Chicago & Branson
Fun facts: The PRP expects to dominate the annual IAFA (International American Football Association) championship tournament.
El Republico de Tejas
Formally known as: Texas
Fun facts: Tejanos originally fought the proposals to dissolve the US, arguing they were never really part of the Union anyway.
Formally known as: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama
Capital: New Orleans
Fun facts: Soggy Bottom will lead the new nations in consumption of grits.
Formally known as: Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, western Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, and the western tip of Virginia
Fun facts: While most citizens assume that their new name is an amalgamation of its components, West Kendiano actually refers to the now-extinct Kendiano Native Americans who originally occupied this territory.