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How the States Got Their Shapes : Living on the Edge


Behind blank spots like Area 51; what possessed the citizens of Key West to secede from Florida; old missile bunkers turned into dream homes; a county that was left off Georgia's quarter.



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Previous Episode

State of Rebellion

(First Aired: May 24, 2011)

Why Montana looks like it took a bite out of Idaho; why Texas was broken up into five states; why are there two Carolinas.

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Use It or Lose It

(First Aired: June 14, 2011)

A corner of Washington, DC is stolen; Is Ohio a state?; why St. Louis isn't the nation's capital.