- "Unite the world to save the world, how hard could it be?"—George Washington
A time traveller came from the future to 1774 and gives George Washington a mission to unite the world under the United States of America to prevent a coming apocalypse in 2258.
Provides examples of:
- Alien Space Bats
- Alternate History: DUH!
- Alternate History Wank: The United States. The entire point of this story.
- Apocalypse How: Class 2, the entire reason why the traveler came in the first place.
- Applied Phlebotinum: What the traveler from the future gave George Washington to help him in his mission to unite the world.
- Eagleland: Type 1. The United States.
- The Empire: The British Empire. In the pre-retcon version, they conquered China as a result of losing India
- Follow the Leader: Results in what became known as the "Strangerverse"
- Historical Domain Characters: It is Alternate History after all.
- Last Stand: The battle at Chesapeake Bay where the US Navy held the British from landing on US soil until the last man.
- Politically Correct History: Subverted. The Order of Freedom recruited non-whites and non-Christians to the order in the 19th century, but the actions are met with disapproval by some members of the order.
- The Republic: The United States
- Secret Circle of Secrets: Subverted. The Order of Freedom are the good guys
- Set Right What Once Went Wrong: The traveller from the future came back to 1774 to prevent an apocalyptic war in 2258.
- Time Travel