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* Dr. Caitlin O'Connal of UCLA finishes her report on the collective "universal brotherhood" of metahumanity, but no scientific journal will publish it.<ref>{{src|ub}} ''A Web of Deceit'' Chapter One</ref>
* '''November:''' [[Carl Preston]] wins the [[President of the UCAS|UCAS Presidential Election]].
 
 
* The Thomas Jefferson International Airport opens in [[North Virginia]], near [[Washington FDC]]
* '''November:''' [[Joseph Alexander]], Senator of [[South Carolina]], and [[Jeanette Malory]], governor of [[Florida]], win the [[President of the CAS|CAS Presidential Election]]. Alaexander names several [[metahumans]] to key cabinet posts, persuading the [[Native American Nations]] to lift their sanctions.
 
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* '''April 7:''' The [[Athabaskan Council]] designates [[sasquatch]]es as a sapient species, according them the same inalienable rights as metahumans. They are one of the first nations in the world to do so.<ref>{{src|swa}} pg. 58</ref>
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* '''July 18:''' The [[Islamic Unity Movement]] negotiates an end to the [[Iran]]-[[Iraq]] War.<ref>''Ibid.'', [[Source:Shadows of Asia|Shadows of Asia]] pg. 94</ref>
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* '''July 20:''' Noted mage [[Martin de Vreis]] strikes off on a series of one-man vampire hunts.<ref>''Ibid.'' 2</ref>
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* '''August 13:''' The [[Cape|Cape Republic]], [[Zulu|Zulu Nation]], [[Oranje-Vrystaat]], and the [[Trans-Swazi Federation]] unite into the [[Azania|Confederated Azanian Nations]].<ref>{{src|sr3}} pg. 29; {{src|swa}} puts the year as 2039.</ref>
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* '''September 10:''' Construction begins on the [[Renraku Arcology]] in [[Seattle]].<ref>''Ibid.'' pg. 31</ref>
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* '''Fall:''' BTL abuse climbs to record heights in the [[Republic of Korea]]. Over the next ten years, it is slowly contained through the efforts of socially conscious groups like the Church of Unification.<ref>[[Source:Shadows of Asia|Shadows of Asia]] pg. 184</ref>
 
* '''October 15:''' New evidence reveals the approval of the [[United Kingdom|British]] government for the [[Adams-Hoffman experiments]].
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* '''November 6:''' [[Carl Preston]] is elected President of the UCAS. Joseph Alexander is elected President of the CAS.<ref>''Ibid.'' 2</ref>
 
* [[Southern Conservatives]] gain control of the [[CAS Senate]].
 
* [[Southern Conservatives]] gain control of the [[CAS Senate]].
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* '''December 12:''' New Horizons corporation comes under investigation for its Superkids project, overseen by New Horizons CEO Paul Louberge, when one of them commits suicide. The program is shut down when discoveries of extensive genetic manipulation, in conjunction with physical and mental abuse, are discovered.<ref>''Ibid.''</ref>
* The [[CAS]]' [[Democratic Reform Party]] breaks away from the [[Southern Democratic Party]] to protest the CAS' lack of action during the [[Night of Rage]].
 
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* '''December 14:''' CAS President-Elect Alexander selects several [[metahuman]]s for key Cabinet positions, which persuades the NAN to lift some sanctions.<ref>''Ibid.''</ref>
* The [[Athabaskan Council]] officially recognizes the [[Sasquatch]] as a sentient species.
 
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* '''December 25:''' A magical explosion destroys part of a casino on the former site of a Connecticut Indian reservation, killing eighteen people and wounding dozens. A group calling itself Warpath claims responsibility.<ref>''Ibid.''</ref>
 
* The [[Democratic Reform Party]] breaks away from the [[Southern Democratic Party]] to protest the CAS's lack of action during the [[Night of Rage]].
 
* Military forces establish the [[Mazury-Białowieski Containment Area]] in [[Poland]].
 
* Military forces establish the [[Mazury-Białowieski Containment Area]] in [[Poland]].
* New evidence reveals the approval of the [[United Kingdom|British]] government for the [[Adams-Hoffman experiments]].
 
* The terrorist bombing of a casino in [[Connecticut]], [[UCAS]], kills 18 persons. A group called "[[Warpath]]" claims responsibility for the action and demands lands in northeast America to be returned to natives.
 
* The [[New Horizons]] corporation and its CEO, [[Paul Louberge]], come under investigation for their [[genetic engineering]] project after the suicides of the children involved.
 
 
* [[AresSpace]] buys out [[Qantas Airlines]].
 
* [[AresSpace]] buys out [[Qantas Airlines]].
* [[Renraku]] begins construction of an [[SCIRE|arcology]] in [[Seattle]], [[UCAS]].
 
* The Thomas Jefferson International Airport opens in [[North Virginia]], near [[Washington FDC]]
 
 
* [[Al Grater|Al "Thumper" Grater]] plays his last professional [[baseball]] game with the [[Seattle Mariners]]. After being beaned in the head by a pitch, he hits a home run off the next pitch, then collapses as he reaches the third base.
 
* [[Al Grater|Al "Thumper" Grater]] plays his last professional [[baseball]] game with the [[Seattle Mariners]]. After being beaned in the head by a pitch, he hits a home run off the next pitch, then collapses as he reaches the third base.
* The Universal Brotherhood opens shop (CFS in '42, Seattle in '45)
 
* Southern Africa unites into [[Azania|Azanian Confederation]], composed of the Cape Republic, Oranje-Vrystaat, Trans-Swazi Federation, and Zulu Nation.
 
 
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References

  1. o28911980The Universal Brotherhood A Web of Deceit Chapter One
  2. o34954845Sixth World Almanac pg. 58
  3. Ibid., Shadows of Asia pg. 94
  4. Ibid. 2
  5. o35702881Shadowrun Third Edition pg. 29; o34954845Sixth World Almanac puts the year as 2039.
  6. Ibid. pg. 31
  7. Shadows of Asia pg. 184
  8. Ibid. 2
  9. Ibid.
  10. Ibid.
  11. Ibid.
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