Maps and charts of north america and the west indies 1750 1789 the collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of north america and the caribbean. A guide to the collections in the library of congress compiled by john r.
American revolution and its era.
From the colonial period in 1775 until 1970. Expansion of the united states map 1763 present. Old atlas maps of colonial america and the u s.
Between 1776 and 1789 thirteen british colonies emerged as a new independent nation the united states of america fighting in the american revolutionary war started between colonial militias and the british army in 1775. In 1776 to 1912. Apparently the map referred to by general cadwalader in his letter to general washington dated crosswicks dec.
14 historical maps illustrating its territorial growth 1775 1970. The united states of north america with the british territories and those of spain according to the treaty of 1784 publication info. Most of the items presented here are documented in maps and charts of north america and the west indies 1750 1789.
Possessions trust territory leased territories foreign territory under u s. Reconnaissance map showing gen lesley or headquarters position with entrenchments near princeton on december 31 1776. The united states of america 1783 1853 a map of the united states showing the growth of the nation from 1776 1853.
Under the leadership of general george washington the continental army and navy. United states and outlying areas puerto rico and u s. This interactive map of the united states shows the historical boundaries names organization and attachments of every state extinct territory from the creation of the u s.
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