All about the states States States /

DVD - 2012

" reveal how each state's territory was determined and explores their individual natural environments, populations, politics, traditions, legends, and quirks.....highlighting what makes each one unique as well [as] an integral part of the whole. Learn new factoids about each state's history, natural resources, geography and monuments as well as the truth behind the legends....There's a story behind every one of those crooked lines, odd extensions, and panhandles....explores how struggles for independence, internal conflicts of states' rights and slavery, westward expansion, and the control of natural resources played a role in determining borders"--Container.

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Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
[S.l.] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video c2012.
Corporate Authors
History (Television network), A & E Home Video (Firm)
Corporate Authors
History (Television network) (-), A & E Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors
Edward Herrmann, 1943- (-), Mark Stein, 1951-
Item Description
"How the states got their shapes" based on the book by Mark Stein.
Features: feature length History documentary special "How the states got their shapes" which launched the series.
Physical Description
3 video discs (195 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
DVD ; Dolby digital stereo.
  • The states. Disc one. California, North Carolina, Kansas, New Hampshire, West Virginia ; Texas, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Iowa, Delaware ; New York, Louisiana, Oregon, New Mexico, Vermont ; New Jersey, Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alaska
  • Disc two. Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South Carolina, Montana ; Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rhode Island ; Illinois, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming
  • Disc three. Virginia, Ohio, Idaho, Alabama, North Dakota ; Michigan Tennessee, Maine, Missouri, South Dakota ; Georgia, Colorado, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Maryland/DC.