The World IF is a special feature at The Economist this week. It looks at a number of possible actions that could take place in the near future and what the consequences for the world might be if each one took place.
It could be an interesting version of a What If? history project – in reverse.
Check out The Best Resources For Teaching “What If?” History Lessons for more information.
The Massachusetts Historical Society has done exactly thus exercise in dealing with the events of the American Revolution. I will be trying it out for the first time this year. It is lesson #8 at the following link: http://www.masshist.org/revolution/teachers/lessons.php