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Mapping United States History

A Coloring and Exercise Book, Volume One: To 1877

Michael McGerr, Jan Ellen Lewis, James Oakes, Nick Cullather, Mark Summers, Camilla Townsend, and Karen M. Dunak

Publication Date - 30 October 2018

ISBN: 9780190921651

128 pages
8-1/2 x 11 inches

In Stock

Offers students opportunities to strengthen their geography and spatial-learning skills


Designed specifically to accompany Of the People: A History of the United States, Fourth Edition, Mapping United States History offers both thirty full-color reference maps and eighty outline maps with exercises, providing students opportunities to strengthen their geography and spatial-learning skills. The reference maps in the first half of the workbook provide students with support tools to better understand the movement of people and ideas in United States history, while the outline maps in the second half of the workbook provides exercises to deepen an understanding of the connection betwen geography and historical change.

About the Author(s)

Michael McGerr is Paul V. McNutt Professor of History at Indiana University-Bloomington.

Jan Ellen Lewis is Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University-Newark.

James Oakes is Distinguished Professor of History and Graduate School Humanities Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

Nick Cullather is Professor of History and International Studies at Indiana University-Bloomington.

Jeanne Boydston was Robinson-Edwards Professor of American History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mark Summers is Thomas D. Clark Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.

Camilla Townsend is Professor of History at Rutgers University.

Karen M. Dunak is Associate Professor of History at Muskingum University.

Table of Contents


    Reference Maps

    Colonization of the Americas
    Hunter-Gatherers and Early Farmers in North America from 8000 BCE
    Native American Peoples c. 1500
    Movements of Native American Peoples 14th to 18th Centuries
    The Pueblo Peoples
    Moundbuilders of the Mississippi
    Voyages of Exploration 1485-1600
    Exploration of the Caribbean 1492-1550
    Exploration of Central America and Southern North America 1519-50
    Cortés's Expedition to Tenochtitlan
    Mexico, Central America, and the Eastern Caribbean 1520-1750
    Administrative Divisions of Spanish North America 1780
    Colonization of the North American Mainland to 1750
    Colonization of the Caribbean 1625-1763
    The Seven Years War 1756-63
    The Transatlantic Slave Trade
    Slave Economies of the Western Hemisphere
    European Empires and Trade
    The Colonial Economy c. 1770
    British North America 1763-75
    The American War of Independence 1775-83
    Stages of Settlement
    Territorial Expansion from 1783
    Routes of Exploration and Settlement
    Treatment of Native Americans
    The Slave Population and Cotton Production
    The Legal Position of Slavery in 1861
    The Civil War
    Railroads and Canals 1860
    Industrial Development 1890

    Outline Maps

    Find Your Place in the World
    Major Cultural Areas of North America, c. 1500
    The Old World, c. 1492
    Columbus's Voyage
    The Columbian Exchange
    The Spanish and French Invade North America, 1519-1565
    New Spain, the Southwest, and Southeast, 1565-1610
    The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, c. 1580-1626
    New England, 1635-1675
    The Atlantic Slave Trade
    The Caribbean
    Colonial Settlements in Eastern North America, 1710
    The West, c. 1650 to c. 1750
    The Southeast, c. 1700-1730
    The Economy of British North America, 1750-1775
    Race and Ethnicity in British North America, 1775
    North Atlantic Trade, c. 1750
    The French and Indian War (Seven Year's War), 1754-1763
    North America in 1763
    The Revolutionary War, 1775-1778
    The Revolutionary War, 1779-1783
    North America after the Treaty of Paris, 1783
    The Northwest Ordinance
    Exploration and Expansion in North America, 1803-1810
    The War of 1812
    African Americans as a Total Percentage of Population, 1800
    Transportation Times and the Development of Roads and Canals, 1800 and 1830
    The Antebellum Slave Economy
    Indian Removals, 1830s
    Overland Trails
    The Mexican War
    The Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
    Railroad Expansion, 1850-1860
    The Underground Railroad
    The Secession of the Southern States
    Major Battles and Campaigns of the Civil War, 1861-62
    Major Battles and Campaigns of the Civil War, 1863
    Major Battles and Campaigns of the Civil War, 1864-65
    Military Districts Established by the Reconstruction Acts, 1867
    Sharecropping, c. 1880

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