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Great Lakes Map 1987 Side 2

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$29.95
SKU:900XX1

Quick Overview

A maritime world in the heart of a continent, the Great Lakes have a long history of trade, immigration, agriculture, and industry. Published in July 1987, this map of the Great Lakes is half of a two-map set in the "Making of America" series.

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A maritime world in the heart of a continent, the Great Lakes have a long history of trade, immigration, agriculture, and industry. Published in July 1987, this map of the Great Lakes is half of a two-map set in the "Making of America" series. From the early days of the fur trade to Detroit's auto industry, this educational map provides a wealth of information on this fascinating region.

The 1987 Great Lakes map Side 2 features:
• An introduction to the history of the Great Lakes region
• A map of early French and British interaction with the native peoples including tribal groups, Indian villages, trade routes, forts, missions, and trails
• The Creation of a Borderland map detailing British and loyalist immigration, loyalist settlements, points of conflict, the 45 degree proposal, the 1782 compromise treaty line, and more
• A map and information about the region's logging industry including logger corridors, sawmill centers, pine forest areas, and more
• Maps of the region's industrial age showing automobile assembly sites, food processing plants, coal and limestone mining, pulp and paper mills, iron and steel centers, shipping, and more
• Information on the cultural diversity and immigration patterns of the region, land use, and recreational activities
• A profile of the Great Lakes showing their depths

Coverage Area: Ontario, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, northern Illinois, northern Indiana, northern Ohio, northwestern New York

Additional Information

Geography Great Lakes
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
Niche No
Publisher NG Classic

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