Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud by Sally M. Walker

By Sally M. Walker

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

We dwell in an international of obstacles — geographic, clinical, cultural, and non secular. one in every of America’s so much enduring obstacles is the Mason-Dixon Line, such a lot linked to the divide among the North and the South and the ideal 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 kingdom. yet in particular, this outstanding tale of surveying, marking, and respecting traces of demarcation will alert younger historical past buffs to their assured correct and accountability to discover, problem, switch, and protect the limits that outline them.

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