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How Did the Mason-Dixon Line Come to Divide the North from the South?

How Did the Mason-Dixon Line Come to Divide the North from the South?

The Mason-Dixon Line started as a tax-related land survey -- so how it come to stand as the barrier between slave states and free states during the Civil War? Learn the history of Mason and Dixon -- and how they contributed to science -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration: 7 min

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