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State borders

Postby moonshadow » Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:44 am

Thought this was interesting:
https://youtu.be/lXTEepNheVI
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Re: State borders

Postby r.m.anderson » Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:13 am

Very very interesting - even the oddity of only one state having a curved (arc - 12 mile circle) border - Delaware.

And the states gerrymandering their borders with adjacent states.

Only distraction - I wish the narrator would have slowed down long enough to digest the dialog presented.
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Re: State borders

Postby K_Highlander » Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:23 pm

Look for the book or video: "How-States-Got-Their-Shapes"
Lots of interesting details on state borders
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Re: State borders

Postby beachlion » Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:55 pm

I like this kind of information. It tickles my history bone. Next time, the speaker should wait until his drugs wore off before narrating a video. I ordered the book so I can absorb the information on my own speed which is much much slower.

Years ago I found something similar on the Internet about the forming of the states of Europe, from the early Middle Ages up to the present. It is a pity I lost all info about it.
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Re: State borders

Postby beachlion » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:34 pm

There is a YouTube animation of the evolution of the European states but it is without any explanation. But interesting nevertheless.
https://www.visualcapitalist.com/2400-y ... n-history/
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Re: State borders

Postby Jim » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:44 pm

beachlion wrote:I like this kind of information. It tickles my history bone. Next time, the speaker should wait until his drugs wore off before narrating a video. I ordered the book so I can absorb the information on my own speed which is much much slower.

There are add-on YouTube enhancers. You can choose to run things faster or slower. I often run hymns at 1.5x. I ran this presentation at 0.8x.
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