I am currently Writing an alternative history book, I think I need other people's opinion on the country in order to improve myself. I'm not very good at summary so it would be rather short, and it doesn't seem to allow Doc file upload, so I will just post it here. Name: Holy Roman Empire of the German, Lombard and St. Stephen Crown Abbreviation: Holy Roman Empire, The Reich, Habsburg Empire, Germany Motto: Thousand years of glory, thousand years of hegemony Anthem (working in progress): Gott, Kaiser und Reich Capital City: Vienna Formation: Imperial Federation: 1866/8/24 Restoration of Holy Roman Empire: 1870/12/24 Official Language: Latin (in name only), German, Hungarian, Czech, Italian, Slovenian, Croatian, Slovakian, Vlach, Polish, Ukrainian, Occitan, French (banned). Population: 137,559,400 (1910). Currency: Reichsthaler (1870-1885), Reichskrone (1885- ) Government: Federal parliamentary low constitutional monarchy. The Reich are a federational monarchy consist of 45 member states. National matters would be discussed and voted in Reichstag, all member state have 1 vote except Prussia (2 votes) and Austria (5 votes). The Emperor have the highest jurisdictional power towards all matters. Emperor and president of the Reichstag: Franz Josef I von Habsburg Lothringen (1848- ) Imperial chancellor, foreign minister, minister of internal stability and vice-president of the Reichstag: Albrecht von Ravensburg, count of Ravensburg (1848- ) Legislature: Reichstag Allies (as of 1910): Kingdom of Spain (Habsburg), Kingdom of Two Sicilies (under control by Spain), Empire of Mexico (Habsburg), Empire of Japan, Kingdom of Greece, Shahdom of Persia, Duchy of Wallachia, Kingdom of Bulgaria. The Papal State (protectorate) Member States: Caesardom of Austria Grand Kingdom of Bohemia Kingdom of Prussia Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of Croatia Kingdom of Bavaria Kingdom of Saxony Kingdom of Hanover Kingdom of Bosnia Kingdom of Galicia Kingdom of Jerusalem (modern Israel and Jordan) Grand Duchy of Hesse Grand Duchy of Tuscany Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Grand Duchy of Oldenburg Grand Duchy of Luxemburg Duchy of Nassau Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen Duchy of Lothringen Duchy of Elsass Duchy of Schlesien Duchy of Dauphine Duchy of Anhalt Duchy of Brunswick Duchy of Lombardy Duchy of Savoy Duchy of Holstein Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Duchy of Schleswig Duchy of Parma Duchy of Modena County of Ravensburg Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont Principality of Lippe Principality of Reuss-Greiz Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe Principality of Liechtenstein Principality of Reuss-Gera Principality of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt Free City of Lübeck Free City of Frankfurt Free City of Bremen Free City of Hamburg Territorial Claim: Entirety of Belgium. Entirety of Netherlands Entirety of Switzerland County of Provence (controlled by France) Island of Corsica (controlled by France) Island of Helgoland (controlled by Britain) Duchy of Kurland, Livonia and Estonia (modern Latvia and Estonia, controlled by Russia) All Spanish and Portuguese-speaking America (secondary) Rome (dropped) Background: After the collapse of Holy Roman Empire, Habsburgs have long dreamed of restoration of the Reich. The reformation brought by Albrecht von Ravensburg have finally give them hope. Allied themselves with Russian, with the white peace between British/French and Austrian/Russian, Austria have steadily walks toward militarism. With two more miraculous victories towards Sardinian and Prussian, Austria finally has the might and will to take on France during the succession crisis of Spain. With the collapse of French Second Empire and the reinstallment of house Bourbon, Habsburgs finally washed off their humiliation with French blood. By coronation from the Pope during Christmas Eve in Rome, The Reich have finally been restored. Notable policy and law: Greater Reich Plan (implemented in 1850): Austria will fight to the last man for the reclaiming of all lands that once belongs to Habsburgs, Holy Roman Empire and German peoples. This includes colony. Act of Evangelical Peace (implemented in 1867): Any citizen are free to practice any sect of Christianity, all member states are forbidden to convert any other member state’s population. The Reich forbid any religion that is not Christianity, the punishment for heathens would be forceful conversion, if failed so, execution. Act of Imperial Unity (implemented in 1870): The Reich would be a single entity in front of the world, All member states are forbidden to take diplomatic action independently. Pax Imperium Christianus (implemented in 1895): Any monarchy nation with Christianity as state religion may appeal to the Reich for military protection, should they feel threatened by heathen neighbors. Notable organization: Ravensburg Institute of God’s Armament: A research facility completely independent from the Reich, owned personally by the emperor and the imperial chancellor. Researching and developing all kinds of “miracle weapons” such as rail cannon, super-heavy battleships, zeppelin carriers, nuclear weapons etc etc. Imperial Institute of Intelligence: The secret service of the Reich, operating worldwide engaging in espionage, sabotage, destabilize and assassination etc etc. Nichibotsu Shrine: After the friendly diplomatic relationship with Japan, The Reich authorized the building of a Shinto shrine in Vienna, and all members of the shrine are exempt from Act of Evangelical Peace. Notable events: The Tenth Crusade (1892-1895): In response of the genocide slander of Christians in Balkan region by Ottoman Empire. The Pope have called for a crusade to push Ottoman out of Europe completely. The Reich, Spain, France, Two Sicilies. Greece, Russia and eventually, Persia had joined this act of aggression war of justice. With the partition of all non-Turkish parts of Ottoman Empire and liberation of entire Balkan, the war ends with full victory of the crusaders. Unfortunately, king of Two Sicilies was tragically died by “accidents” and left the crown vacant, allowing the personal union of Two Sicilies and Spain. The Cleanse of Jerusalem and Constantinople (1894-1897): After the fall liberation of Jerusalem and Constantinople, The Reich proceed to Massacre unarmed civilians in the region. And completely wiped out all Muslim populations within 3 years, achieving body count of 1.7 million. Embargo of Switzerland (1910- ): After reclaiming eastern Burgundy and savoy by Austria in 1870 and the restoration of Holy Roman Empire, The Reich become the sole nation that borders Switzerland. The Reich seek to reunite Switzerland back into the empire, but Swiss "stubbornly" uphold their neutrality. Despite massive amount of promise The Reich gave to Switzerland (autonomy, kingdom title, does not need to send troop when The Reich is at war. etc.), all attempt of negotiation fell fruitless. After almost 40 years of failure, The Reich finally had enough, and issue fully embargo of Switzerland, nothing goes in or come out of Switzerland, hoping to use starvation to "clear their misguided mind" and "persuade" them into "voluntary" rejoin The Reich. The world in 1910: Sorry for the poor grammar, my English aren't very good.