Interactive: Watch the creation of the U.S. — state by state

SHARE Interactive: Watch the creation of the U.S. — state by state

Here’s a great way to get a quick history lesson, thanks to a visualization map created by Charles Biery.

Just click the play button and you’ll see the states fill in, in chronological order of when they gained statehood. In essence, you’ll see our country and political system was built — one state at a time.

h/t Washington Post

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