Discovery & Exploration: Map of Western North America 1902


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This is a map of the Trans-Mississippi of the United States during the period of the American fur trade as conducted from St. Louis between the years 1807 and 1843; it is found on the American Memory Project's Map Collection website. This section focuses on maps which reflect the European Age of Discoveries, dating from the late 15th century to the 17th century when Europeans were concerned primarily with determining the outline of the continents as they explored and mapped the coastal areas and the major waterways . These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection. The map can be downloaded for use in the classroom. Less

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, Geography, United States History

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