The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

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Subject:
Social Sciences
Provider:
Library of Congress
Collection:
American Memory
Level:
Primary, Secondary, Post-secondary
Abstract:

This site features more than 2,000 items, many with distinct coloration and annotations. Cartographers can compare multiple editions, states, and impressions of several of the most important maps of the period, follow the development of a particular map from the manuscript sketch to the finished printed version and its foreign derivatives, and examine the cartographic styles and techniques of surveyors and mapmakers from seven countries: Great Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Italy, and the U.S.

Course Type:
Learning Module
Language:
English
Material Type:
Readings
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML

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