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Geography History

No Man’s Land

There’s a territory between Egypt and Sudan that no one wants. Can I have it?

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Geography Politics

A Tale of Two States

On November 2nd, 1889, Benjamin Harrison, ranked #30 in C-SPAN’s ranking of US Presidents, probably sneered as he drove a knife into the heart of Dakota Territory, dividing it forever along an East-West meridian. When he signed the documents formally creating two new states, the President famously (and cutely) shuffled them, preventing onlookers from knowing […]