How the States Got Their Shapes

A new series on the History channel, covering the ways our country’s physical geography influenced the state boundaries. Episodes can be streamed from the website or purchased via iTunes. Current episodes include a look at how water defines some states; the impact of transportation; ways geologic events and even meteors helped set the boundaries; and “rebellious” states. You and your students are sure to learn something you didn’t already know.

http://www.history.com/shows/how-the-states-got-their-shapes/episodes/how-the-states-got-their-shapes-episode-guide#slide-4

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