How The States Got Their Shapes
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Most people are familiar with a map of the United States of America, but do they know why the states look the way they do? Every shape on the map tells a great story about the America’s past. This intriguing special from HIistory examines how every state is a puzzle piece ultimately revealing the unique geographical, political and social history of America. SEASON ONE When the United States’ founding fathers drew the first map of America, they confronted many of the same challenges that unite and divide a nation today. The first season explores how state borders evolved – and continue to change – in response to religion, transportation, communication, politics, culture clashes and even Mother Nature. This is no textbook-style documentary series. Local experts and everyday Americans join host Brian Unger, a journalist and former Daily Show correspondent, in revealing answers to some of America’s most baffling questions.
|Film Genre||TV Documentary|
|Label||Beyond Home Entertainment|
|Audio||English (Dolby Digital 2.0)|
|Consumer Advice||Infrequent mild themes and violence|
|Year of Release||2010|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|