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How The States Got Their Shapes

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

Premiered: May 3, 2011

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The United Shapes of America Season 2, Episode 19 Dec 22, 2012 $2.99

After three years on the road, host Brian Unger is taking a different look at just how our states got their shapes. We'll hear about the unique American values that have made this country what it is today.

Big vs. Small Season 2, Episode 18 Dec 15, 2012 $2.99

Does size matter when you're a state? While the giants like to throw their weight around, there are some scrappy underdogs that have made their mark on the map.

Rich vs. Poor Season 2, Episode 17 Dec 8, 2012 $2.99

Money makes the world go `round and in America, the pursuit of riches has shaped our states. In the race to grab all resources, which states came out on top?

State vs. State Season 2, Episode 16 Dec 8, 2012 $2.99

We're the united states, but sometimes, it's every state for itself. Nearly every state has pulled a power play that gamed the system and changed the map. How much can you get away with when it's state vs. state?

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Wed Jul 8 7:00am
Mouthing Off(Season 1, Episode 10) THC

In the first-season finale, the impact of accents and words on the states are examined. States include California and New York.

Wed Jul 8 8:00am
Church and States(Season 1, Episode 7) THC

The influence of religion is considered. States include Utah; and Kansas; and New England states.

Wed Jul 8 9:00am
A Boom with A View(Season 1, Episode 8) THC

The influences of money and prosperity are examined. States include Wisconsin; North Carolina; and North Dakota.

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  • Premiered: May 3, 2011
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  • User Rating:4.68 out of 5 (19 ratings)
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