In 2029 a year after the nuclear war 2028 the United States government completely collapsed as a result of a number of factors. The West Coast was radioactive as a result of the nuclear bomb which destroyed the cities of Honolulu, Las Vegas and San Francisco. this country was also in chaos as a result of economic uncertainty, lack of food and warfare. The founding of the independent Republic of Texas also vastly weakened the US government's control over the Gulf Coast. Eventually a series of republics were found it in the former United States such as the Republic of New York, the Republic of Rhode Island and the new Republic of California however these republics were extremely conservative and religious. These republics destroyed literature from the prewar years and also killed and executed members of religious minorities and nonwhite citizens. The former United States was a chaotic country primarily ruled by warlords, religious extremists, terrorists and the New York Mafia. The country at a really low life expectancy rate and most of the country did not have access to healthcare. Also during the 2050s a large number of people immigrated to Antarctica and and Iceland both regions that were not affected by the great war. Historians now know that the nuclear war 2028 completely led to the entire collapse of the United States government and political system. Also led to decades of turmoil in the North American continent which had not been experienced since early colonization or the American Civil War. The collapse of the United States also had a devastating economic impact on Canada both culturally, and economically.