Travel from coast to coast as host Brian Unger reveals how the U.S. map shaped us just as we shaped it.
Does size matter when you're a state? While the giants like to throw their weight around, there are some scrappy underdogs that have made their mark on the map.
Money makes the world go 'round, and in America, the pursuit of riches has shaped our states. In the race to grab all resources, which states came out on top?
Nearly every state has pulled a power play that gamed the system and changed the map. How much can you get away with when it's state versus state?
Everything is bigger in Texas, but has it grown too big for its britches? We'll mess with Texas to settle this ten-gallon rivalry.
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?
The squabble between East Coast and West Coast leaves the rest of the country stuck in the middle. Is there any common ground in this continental tug-of-war?
Is there something about the country that city slickers are missing? How has the move from rural to urban changed the shapes of our states and cities?
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?
It's the glue that holds our map together and feeds America, but the Midwest is more than just state fairs and flyover country.
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.
With 85% of Americans affiliated with an organized religion, we're a nation of believers. But have we always practiced what we preached?
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.
America is a nation under siege by unexplained phenomena. Whether you're afraid of Bigfoot or an alien invasion might depend on which state you call home.
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?
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.
Two underdogs of American culture go head to head to prove how hillbillies and rednecks have shaped our states.
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?