How the States Got Their Shapes

  • 2011
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The origins of the shapes of America's states are traced, with examinations of the geographical, political and social factors that determined the borders.

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Season 2

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep19 The United Shapes of America
Ep18 #1 Big vs. Small
Ep17 #1 Rich vs. Poor
Ep16 #1 State vs. State
Ep15 #1 Mess With Texas
Ep14 #1 Rebels & Outlaws
Ep13 East vs. West
Ep12 City vs. Country
Ep11 #1 Is West Best?
Ep10 Midwest vs. the Rest
Ep9 #1 Vice vs. Virtue
Ep8 #1 Battle of the Bible Belt
Ep7 #1 Great Lakes, Big Stakes
Ep6 #1 Bigfoot vs. Aliens
Ep5 #1 North vs. South
Ep4 #1 Hatfields vs. McCoys
Ep3 #1 Hillbilly vs. Redneck
Ep2 #1 White Collar vs. Blue Collar
Ep1 #1 Red State vs. Blue State

Season 1

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep10 #1 Mouthing Off
Ep9 #1 Culture Clash
Ep8 #1 A Boom with A View
Ep7 #1 Church and States
Ep6 #1 Use it or Lose It
Ep5 #1 Living On The Edge
Ep4 #1 State of Rebellion
Ep3 #1 Force of Nature
Ep2 #1 The Great Plains, Trains and Automobiles
Ep1 #1 A River Runs Through It

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S2 | Ep18

Big vs. Small

Airdate: 12/15/12
A look at the impact of size on the states.
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