Episode 1Divide and Conquer
The complete, unabridged history of the world’s most controversial semicolon.
US Constitution, Article IV, Section 3
New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.
- Let's Mess With Texas [pdf]