Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation

Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation


The Mason-Dixon Line’s heritage, replete with estate disputes, persecution, and ideological conflicts, traverses our country’s background from its founding to this day.

We dwell in an international of obstacles — geographic, medical, cultural, and non secular. one in all America’s so much enduring limitations is the Mason-Dixon Line, so much linked to the divide among the North and the South and the fitting to freedom for each person. Sibert Medal–winning writer Sally M. Walker strains the story of the Mason-Dixon Line via kinfolk feuds, courageous exploration, clinical excellence, and the fight to outline a cohesive nation. yet particularly, this extraordinary tale of surveying, marking, and respecting strains of demarcation will alert younger historical past buffs to their assured correct and accountability to discover, problem, swap, and protect the limits that outline them.

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