The Mason-Dixon Line: What Is It? Where is it? Why is it Important?

The Mason-Dixon Line: What Is It? Where is it? Why is it Important? 1

The British men in the business of colonizing the North American continent were so sure they “owned whatever land they land on” (yes, that’s from Pocahontas), they established new colonies by simply drawing lines on a map.  Then, everyone living in the now-claimed territory, became a part of an English colony.  And of all the lines …

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