of North American History
maps trace the development and history of North America,
from earliest times to the present.
Map by Christopher
See a map of where Christopher Columbus first landed, drawn
by Columbus himself!
You can see the colonies and settlements on this map, done
way back in 1562.
and the Course of the Mississippi River,
Follow the course (literal and historical) of the mighty
Lakes 1744 Map
The Great Lakes area was a thriving battlefield (cultural
and literal) in 1744. See why.
Settlements and Native American Tribes,
One look at this map and you'll see why the conflict between
Europeans and Native Americans developed the way it
See the territories of the famous Five Nations, the Native
Americans who lived in what is now New York in the time
before the United States.
American Tribes, 1783
See where the Native American tribes claimed land in 1783,
at the end of the American Revolutionary War.
Land Cessions in the
See the list and the maps showing the lands that Native
Americans gave up to United States settlers.
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