How The States Got Their Shapes: Season 1

How The States Got Their Shapes: Season 1

     
 

Hosted by journalist and former Daily Show correspondent Brian Unger, this program chronicles the creation and evolution of the borders that exist throughout the United States. The show also explains how factors such as religion, transportation, politics, culture, and communications can affect state lines, and examines how flying fish may force a re-drawing ofSee more details below

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Overview

Hosted by journalist and former Daily Show correspondent Brian Unger, this program chronicles the creation and evolution of the borders that exist throughout the United States. The show also explains how factors such as religion, transportation, politics, culture, and communications can affect state lines, and examines how flying fish may force a re-drawing of the state of Illinois.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/01/2011
UPC:
0733961249118
Source:
A&E Home Video
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
7:00:00
Sales rank:
7,924

Special Features

Closed Caption; Feature-length History Special: How the States Got Their Shapes

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- How the States Got Their Shapes: Season One, Disc One
1. Introduction [1:16]
2. Valuable Commodity [12:45]
3. Glacial Abundance [7:23]
4. Matter of Debate [8:50]
5. Water for the West [5:51]
6. Better than Gold [5:30]
1. Introduction [:53]
2. Attack of the Carp [11:07]
3. The Rail Yard [7:39]
4. A Matter of Time [8:32]
5. Worst Drivers Ever [8:24]
6. Forgottonia [6:27]
1. Introduction [1:06]
2. Natural Barriers [10:04]
3. Hillbilly Feuds [9:23]
4. Nature's Faults [8:08]
5. Beating the Heat [7:44]
6. Coolest Places [5:22]
1. Introduction [1:09]
2. Gold to Guns [10:23]
3. Southern Spirit [11:15]
4. Lone Star [7:44]
5. Zone-Free Zone [7:06]
6. Show Me State [3:52]
Disc #2 -- How the States Got Their Shapes: Season One, Disc Two
1. Introduction [:52]
2. Top Secret Stuff [11:32]
3. Strange Happenings [7:43]
4. Under Kansas [9:29]
5. Disappearing Act [6:15]
6. The Conch Revolution [5:10]
1. Introduction [1:02]
2. Source of Conflict [10:04]
3. War for Toledo [6:50]
4. Political Patterns [9:23]
5. Capitol Confusion [7:00]
6. Curling for Statehood [6:16]
1. Introduction [1:10]
2. The Dry Divide [11:57]
3. Meet the Amish [9:41]
4. Movers and Shakers [6:23]
5. A New Society [8:07]
6. Dating in Utah [4:17]
1. Introduction [1:03]
2. Fur Boom [11:44]
3. Drake's Folly [9:32]
4. Golden Borders [6:00]
5. Upper South Dakota [8:58]
6. What's Next? [3:54]
Disc #3 -- How the States Got Their Shapes: Season One, Disc Three
1. Introduction [1:02]
2. State of Mind [11:05]
3. Defining Maine [6:58]
4. Off the Grid [10:22]
5. Florida Cattle [7:05]
6. Turf Wars [6:47]
1. Introduction [:52]
2. Dialect Divide [10:23]
3. Talking Trends [11:14]
4. What We Say [7:00]
5. Invisible Accent [7:21]
6. Chatting Changes [5:54]
Disc #4 -- How the States Got Their Shapes: Season One, Bonus Disc
1. Introduction [1:44]
2. Bitter Rivals [10:48]
3. New England [13:34]
4. The Lost States [14:08]
5. The Great Divide [11:38]
6. Big States [8:10]
7. Gold States [6:31]
8. The Grid [7:09]
9. Notches and Heels [7:26]
10. Borderlands [6:36]

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