AlternateHistory has numerous associated tropes, answering questions of how history could have happened differently.

See also AlternateUniverse, ThisIndexIsAnachronistic, and TimeTravelTropes.
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Main topic:
* AlternateHistory

Tropes:
* AdvancedAncientHumans
** HumanityCameFromSpace
* AirstripOne
* AlienSpaceBats
* AllohistoricalAllusion
* AlternateHistoryWank
* AlternateLandmarkHistory
* AlternateSelf
* AlternateTechline
* AlternateTimeline
* AnachronismStew
* AncientAstronauts
* ArtisticLicenseHistory
* BalkanizeMe
* BeenThereShapedHistory
** HistoricalInJoke
** HistoricalRapSheet
* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy
** JuliusBeethovenDaVinci
** YouWillBeBeethoven
* BizarroUniverse
* ButterflyOfDoom
* CloseEnoughTimeline
* UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories
** ConspiracyKitchenSink
* DayOfTheJackboot
* DeadAlternateCounterpart
* DemonKingNobunaga
* DeweyDefeatsTruman
* DifferentStatesOfAmerica
** AmericaIsStillAColony
** {{Americasia}}
** DividedStatesOfAmerica
** EvilStatesOfAmerica
** ExpandedStatesOfAmerica
** FallenStatesOfAmerica
** FantasyAmericana
** InvadedStatesOfAmerica
** OppressiveStatesOfAmerica
* DifferentWorldDifferentMovies
* FamouslyMundaneFictionallyMagical
* FictionalPoliticalParty
* FlashSideways
* ForWantOfANail
* {{Ghostapo}}
** NaziZombies
** StupidJetpackHitler
** WeDidntStartTheFuhrer
* GodwinsLawOfTimeTravel
** HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct
* HistoricalBadassUpgrade
* HistoricalBeautyUpdate
* HistoricalDomainCharacter
* HistoricalDowngrade
* HistoricalFantasy
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade
* HistoricalHilarity
* HistoricalVillainDowngrade
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade
* InSpiteOfANail
* InterdimensionalTravelDevice
* IstanbulNotConstantinople
* LoveTranscendsSpacetime
* MassTeleportation
* MexicoCalledTheyWantTexasBack
** RussiaCalledTheyWantAlaskaBack
* MiddleEasternCoalition
* MirrorSelf
* MirrorUniverse
* ModernMayincatecEmpire
* NeverWasThisUniverse
* NoHistoricalFiguresWereHarmed
* NonSequiturCausality
* OneManIndustrialRevolution
* PointOfDivergence
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory
* PunkPunk (see "By period" section)
* PuttingOnTheReich
* RealEventFictionalCause
** PhlebotinumKilledTheDinosaurs
** RoswellThatEndsWell
** TheTunguskaEvent
** WhoShotJFK
* RichardNixonTheUsedCarSalesman
* RubberBandHistory
* SchizoTech
* SlidingScaleOfAlternateHistoryPlausibility
* SovietSuperscience
* SpaceFillingEmpire
* StockUnsolvedMysteries
* TakeOverTheWorld
** AmericaTakesOverTheWorld
** ChinaTakesOverTheWorld
** {{Eurabia}}
** JapanTakesOverTheWorld
** RussiaTakesOverTheWorld
* TeslaTechTimeline
* ThoseMagnificentFlyingMachines
* UnitedEurope
* WeirdHistoricalWar
* WeirdWest
* WhatIf
* WorldWarIII
* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld
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