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Travel from coast to coast as host Brian Unger reveals how the U.S. map shaped us just as we shaped it.
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.
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?
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 versus state?
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- Premiered: May 3, 2011
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- Premise: The origins of the shapes of America's states are traced, with examinations of the geographical, political and social factors that determined the borders. (more)