How The States Got Their Shapes: Season 2 (2012)
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How The States Got Their Shapes: Season 2 (2012)

TV-14 20 Episodes
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Episodes:
 
TV-14
  2 minutes
Watch this special Sneak Peek of How the States Got Their Shapes Season 2!
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
It's a rivalry that tears us apart every four years, but how did our nation divide into red states vs. blue states, and what happens to the states caught in the middle?
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
Deep in the Rust Belt the white collar and blue collar divide has shaped our cities and our states. How did this rivalry change the way we all bring home the bacon?
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
Two underdogs of American culture go head to head to prove how hillbillies and rednecks have shaped our states.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
America's most iconic rivalry was more than just a feud between families. The fight between the Hatfields and McCoys nearly launched a war between two states.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
It's America's original rivalry, a divide that was so wide it took a war to close the gap. But have we really reunited, or are we still fighting a culture war?
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
America is a nation under siege by unexplained phenomena. Whether you're afraid of Bigfoot or alien invasion might depend on what state you call home.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
Battles over access to lakefront property have made the Great Lakes region the most contested land on the entire map, and even pushed the states to a border war.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
With 85% of Americans affiliated with an organized religion, we're a nation of believers, but have we always practiced what we preached?
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
Americans have a lot of vices and they don't just stay in Vegas. From drugs to gambling, the state you live in may shape how bad you can be.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
It's the glue that holds our map together and feeds America, but the Midwest is more than just state fairs and flyover country.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
Americans have been racing to tame the West since they first set foot on the continent, but now that the West has been won, what's next? Is the West still the best.
 
TV-14
  21 minutes
In the battle between city and country, it looks like the city is coming out ahead in population, but is there something about the country that all the city slickers are missing? And how has the move from rural to urban changed the shapes of our states and cities?
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
We may be a law-abiding nation but we also admire the outlaw, and the clash between rebels and the rules has shaped our states. Which states like to make their own rules, and which do the heat have on lockdown?
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
The squabble between east coast and west coast leaves the rest of the country stuck in the middle. It's a rivalry that has made its way into our popular culture, but is there any common ground in this continental tug of war?
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
Everything is bigger in Texas. It's the only state that acts like a country, but has it grown too big for its britches? We'll mess with Texas to settle this ten- gallon rivalry.
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
We're the united states, but make no mistake - sometimes, it's every state for itself. At one point or another, nearly every state has pulled a power play that has changed the map to its own advantage. Which states are the worst offenders, and which are the biggest losers? And how much can you get away with before the other states cry foul?
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
Money makes the world go `round and in America, the pursuit of fortune and riches has shaped our states. Some states have built enormous economies on resources like gold, oil, or timber, but they first had to draw their borders around all the riches in order to stake a claim. In the race to grab up all the country's treasures, which states were slowest on the uptake, and which came out on top?
 
TV-PG
  21 minutes
Does size matter when you're a state? Giants like California and Alaska like to throw their weight around but there are some underdogs that can be big bullies when it comes to the map. Big or small, all Americans think their states are equal, but can the little guys cut the big states down to size?
 
TV-PG
  42 minutes
After three years on the road, host Brian Unger is taking a different look at just how our states got their shapes. We'll hear about the unique American values that have made this country what it is today, and travel from coast to coast and everywhere in between. Along the way, Brian reveals that just as we shaped the map, it has shaped us.
Who you are is a "State-of-mind"--literally, in the new series How the States Got Their Shapes. Take a ride as we offer observations about how state borders influence the way we think, speak and act.
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Movie Summary

Who you are is a "State-of-mind"--literally, in the new series How the States Got Their Shapes. Take a ride as we offer observations about how state borders influence the way we think, speak and act.
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Movie Details

Genres Other
Studio Name A&E
Release Date 2012
VUDU Release Date 09/28/2012
Rating TV-14 About Ratings
Episodes 20 episodes
Language English

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