Map of Failed United States State Secessions

USNeverWasBig

What would the U.S. look like if all of the secession movements in U.S. history had succeeded?

Mansfield University geography professor Andrew Shears built a map to answer that question.

Some of the contenders:

Click to expand. Via The Washington Post.

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I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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