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Smith, Karl, (fl. 1938-1959) A Map of the United States 1492-1783

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09861.01 Author/Creator: Smith, Karl, (fl. 1938-1959) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Map Date: 1957 Pagination: 1 p. ; 44.4 x 57.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One map illustrated by Karl Smith and published by Linweave Quality Papers, and Chicago Paper Company in 1957. The map features the United States as it was from 1492-1783. It includes the borders of the new states at the close of the American Revolution in green. In yellow is the land not held by the United States. Also listed on the map are locations of Native American tribes with the name of the tribe in red. The ocean of the map features illustrations of labeled period ships and sea monsters. Within the map are illustrations of Native American tribes and animals. In the area of Canada there are five early flags used during the American Revolution. In the lower right corner is an illustration of General Washington and a patriot soldier. There is also a listing of important dates from 1584-1783. The paper type is Linewave Early American, White, 80 lb. Basis.

People: Smith, Karl, fl. 1938-1959

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: American FlagAmerican Indian HistoryAmerican RevolutionAnimalsColonizationFlagsFrontiers and ExplorationMapsMilitary HistoryNatureNavalShipsUnited States

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