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Smith, Karl, (fl. 1938-1959) A Map of the United States 1845-1866

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09861.03 Author/Creator: Smith, Karl, (fl. 1938-1959) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Map Date: 1959 Pagination: 1 p. ; 44.5 x 57.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One map illustrated by Karl Smith and published by Linweave Quality Papers, and Chicago Paper Company in 1959. The map features the United States as it was from 1845-1866. It includes the borders after the Civil War outlined in green. Shaded in green are Territories held by the United States that have not entered the union by 1866. The map also includes the future boundaries of the states. If a state entered the union during the date range of the map the year is listed under the name of the state. For states that seceded during the Civil War the date of reentrance into the union is in red beneath the state name. The ocean of the map features illustrations of labeled period ships, and naval battles. Within the map are illustrations of people, events, and animals. In the area of Canada there are four Confederate flags, and the United States flag as of 1864 with the admission of Nevada as the 36th State. In the lower right corner is an illustration of a Union and Confederate soldier both on horses. The men are possibly meant to be General Ulysses S, Grant and General Robert E. Lee. There is also a listing of important dates from 1846-1865. In the Gulf of Mexico there is a listing of outstanding military events during the Civil War. Scattered throughout the map are illustrations of events that took place between 1845-1866, including battles and the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, and Toronto are marked on this map. The paper type is Linweave Capri, Natural White, 70lb. Basis.

People: Smith, Karl, fl. 1938-1959

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: American FlagAnimalsCivil WarConfederate States of AmericaDebatesFlagsFrontiers and ExplorationMapsNavalShipsUnited States

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