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Reference Maps on the American Revolution 1775-1783

Map of the United States: Battle Sites 1689-1945

Map of the British Colonies in North America 1763-1775

Map of the Thirteen Colonies at the End of the Colonial Period

Map of the North American Colonies (Colbeck)

Map of the American Colonies: Population Density 1775

Map of North America before the War of American Independence and North America After the War

Map of the War of Independence and the War of 1812-1814

Map of the Campaigns of the American Revolution 1775-1783 (USMA)

Map of the Campaigns of the American Revolution 1775-1781 (Shepherd)

Map of the American Revolution: Campaigns 1775-1776

Map of the Battles of Lexington and Concord - April 19, 1775

Map of the Siege of Boston, April 20, 1775 - March 17, 1776

Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill - June 17, 1775

Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill - June 17, 1775: First British Attack

Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill - June 17, 1775: Second British Attack

Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill - June 17, 1775: Final British Attack

Map of the Battle of Long Island - August 27, 1776

Map of the Battle of Harlem Heights - September 16, 1776

Map of the American Revolution: Fall 1776

Map of the Battle of Valcour Island - October 11, 1776

Map of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton 1776-7

Map of the Battle of Trenton - December 26, 1776

Map of the Battle of Princeton - January 3, 1777

Map of the Mohawk River Valley 1775/1777

Map of the Campaign of 1777

Map of Burgoyne's Expedition June-October 1777

Map of the Original Plan for the British Invasion of New York June-October 1777

Map of the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga - July 2-6, 1777

Map of the Saratoga Campaign: Ticonderoga to Freeman's Farm, July 5 - September 19, 1777

Map of the Battle of the Brandywine - September 11, 1777

Map of the Battle of the Brandywine - September 11, 1777 - Overview

Map of the Battle of Saratoga 1777 (Creasy)

Map of the First Battle of Saratoga - September 19, 1777

Map of the First Battle of Saratoga: Initial Dispositions - September 19, 1777

Map of the First Battle of Saratoga: Situation at 1300 Hours - September 19, 1777

Map of the First Battle of Saratoga: Situation at 1500 Hours - September 19, 1777

Map of the First Battle of Saratoga: Situation at 1700 Hours - September 19, 1777

Map of the Battle of Germantown - October 4, 1777

Map of the Battle of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton: Prelude October 5-6, 1777

Map of the Battle of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton - October 6, 1777

Map of the Second Battle of Saratoga: Initial Dispositions - October 7, 1777

Map of the Second Battle of Saratoga - October 7, 1777

Map of Burgoyne's Camp  - October 11-17, 1777

Map of the American Revolution: May-July 1778

Map of the American Revolution: Campaigns 1778-1781

Map of the Battle of Monmouth - June 28, 1778

Map of the Battle of Stony Point - July 16, 1779

Map of the Battle of Stony Point: Attack - July 16, 1779

Map of the Campaigns 1780

Map of the Siege of Charleston 1780

Map of the Battle of Camden - August 16, 1780

Map of the Defenses at West Point 1780

Map of the Hudson Highlands 1780

Map of the Operations in the South 1780

Map of the Operations in the South 1781

Map of the Operations in Virginia 1781

Map of the Battle of Cowpens - January 17, 1781

Map of the Battle of Cowpens: British Attack - January 17, 1781

Map of the Battle of Cowpens: American Counterattack - January 17, 1781

Map of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse - March 15, 1781

Map of the Battle of Eutaw Springs - September 8, 1781

Map of the March to Yorktown 1781

Map of the Siege of Yorktown - September 28-October 19, 1781

Fourteen History Maps of the United States: Territorial Growth 1775-1970

Slavery and Emancipation in the United States 1777-1865

Map of the United States 1783-1803

Three Maps of the Expansion of the United States 1783-1854

Map of the Expansion of the United States 1783-1907

 

Reference Maps on the Mexican-American War 1846-1848

Map of the United States: Battle Sites 1689-1945

Map of Mexico and Texas 1845-1848

Map of the Campaigns of the Mexican War 1846-1847

Map of the Campaign Routes - War between the United States and Mexico 1846-1847

Map of Stephen Kearny's Campaign in New Mexico and A.W. Doniphan's Campaign in Chihuahua

Map of Taylor's Campaign, March 1846 - February 1847

Map of the Battle of Palo Alto - May 8, 1846

Map of the Battle of Resaca de la Palma - May 9, 1846


Reference Maps on the Aftermath of the Mexican-American War 1846-1848

Fourteen Maps of the United States: Territorial Growth 1775-1970

Three Maps of the United States: Expansion 1783-1854

Map of the Expansion of the United States 1783-1907

Four Maps of the Organization of Territories in the United States Since 1803

Map of the United States: Expansion 1836-1853

Map of Mexican Territories Annexed in 1845 and Territories Lost by Mexico in 1848-1853

 


Map Description
Fourteen history maps of the United States: Territorial Growth 1775-1970

Illustrating:

Colonial Period: 1775
-
Original Thirteen Colonies
- Other British territories

United States: 1790-1920
- States
- State claims
- Special status areas
- Territories
- Unorganized territories
- Claimed areas
- Foreign areas

Dates of territorial acquisitions
Dates of initial territorial organization
Dates of latest change within given time period
Dates of admission to the Union


Map I - 1775
Boundary between Mississippi River and 49th parallel uncertain due to misconception that source of Mississippi
River lay further north. Proclamation Line of 1763.

Map II - 1790
Dates for the 13 Original States refer to the year of ratification of the
Constitution. Erie triangle
ceded by New York to U.S. 1781; sold to Pennsylvania in 1792. - East and
West Florida retroceded by
Great Britain in 1783. Vermont extralegally self governing 1777-1791.

Map III - 1800
District of Columbia established as Federal territory.

Map IV - 1810
Louisiana purchased from France.
About the Louisiana Purchase, 1803

Map V - 1820
Title to Red River Basin established by treaty with Great Britain. Florida ceded by Spain (
Florida Cession
1819
). Oregon Country under join U.S.-British occupation 1818-1846. Spanish Treaty Line of 1819. Missouri
organized a State government in 1820.

Map VI - 1830
Oregon Country, Unorganized Territory, Michigan Territory, Arkansas Territory, Florida Territory

Map VII - 1840
Texas independent republic 1836-1845

Map VIII - 1850
Title to Oregon Country established by treaty with Great Britain. Texas Annexation 1845. Disputed area:

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848. Mexican Cession 1848. Western area of Texas purchased in 1850.

Map IX - 1860
Gadsden Purchase 1854 from Mexico.

Map X - 1870
Alaska purchased from Russia 1867. Red band encloses Confederate States 1861-1865; dates underlined refer
to readmission to the Union.

Map XI - 1880
Washington Territory, Montana Territory, Idaho Territory, Wyoming Territory, Dakota Territory, Utah Territory,
Colorado 1876, Arizona Territory, New Mexico Territory, Greer County, Unorganized Territory, Alaska.

Map XII - 1900
Republic of Hawaii annexed in 1898. Oklahoma Territory.

Map XIII - 1920
Disputed southeast boundary of Alaska settled in 1903.

Map XIV - 1970
United States and Outlying Areas: 1970. States, Puerto Rico and U.S. possessions, Trust territory, Leased
territories, Foreign territory under U.S. administration, Claimed territories. Dates of U.S. sovereignty or jurisdiction.
Conterminous United States.


Credits
Compiled by H. George Stoll, Hammond Incorporated, 1967; rev. by U.S. Geological Survey, 1970. The University
of Texas at Austin. From the National Atlas of the United States of America (1970).


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