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There are numerous ways to interpret or present U.S. history
-- and one of the most illuminating is through maps. U.S. History Map Activities brings history into perspective through the visual aid of cartography.
25 maps and matching worksheets capture the sweep and influence of key events over the past 500 years. Sample chapter titles include:
Early American Indians and Their Culture
Louisiana Purchase and Western Exploration
Texas and the Mexican War
Mining Regions and Cattle Trails of the Old West
American Involvement in Vietnam
...and 19 more. By working with the maps, students will gain new understanding into how the land has influenced the conflicts, politics, culture, and traditions of our country.