How the States Got Their Shapes


Mark Stein – The states got their shapes in interesting ways. For instance, Texas got some smaller than it originally was. California got its shape because of the gold rush. Indiana wanted to be able to access Lake Michigan. Read how Alaska was bought from Russia. In this book you will read the complexity of how some states got their borders. Congress, together with the King of Britain, made the final decision about the borders in some of the earlier states.

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Youth to Adult


Pages: 305

ISBN: 9780061431395