Dear Teachers,

The following websites market maps and provide some free, reproducible, and printable maps of the United States and other nations relevant to the study of American history. We do not necessarily recommend the products advertised on the sites, but are grateful to the webmasters for their professionalism and accuracy. Several of these sites provide blank U.S. maps for testing purposes; below is a list of sample map terms for early American history classes.

http://www.animatedatlas.com

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/

http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/reference.html

http://www.united-states-map.com/

http://www.50states.com/tools/

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/megamaps/print-usa-maps.html

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/national_atlas_1970.html

Sample Map Terms for Introductory American History Course 1607-1877
Jamestown
Massachusetts Bay
Lake Champlain
Hudson River
St. Lawrence River
Appalachian Mountains
Caribbean Sea/Gulf of Mexico
Mississippi River
Great Lakes
Yorktown
Quebec City
Rocky Mountains
Mason Dixon Line
Ohio River
Missouri
Arkansas
New Orleans
Gettysburg
Vicksburg
Confederate States of America
“Old” Northwest
36 degrees 30 Minutes
49th parallel
Rio Grande River
San Francisco Bay
Puget Sound
Salt Lake

Sample Map Terms for Specialized Civil War Era American History Course, 1815-1877
Appalachian Mountains
Maryland
Bull Run (Manassas)
Gulf of Mexico
Ohio River
Mississippi River
Mason Dixon Line
Ohio River
Missouri
West Virginia
Gettysburg
Vicksburgh
Confederate States of America
“Old” Northwest
St. Louis
“Old” Southwest
36 degrees 30 Minutes
Kansas
Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia
Nebraska
Texas
Mississippi
Charleston
Richmond, Virginia
Fredricksburg, Virginia
Chancellorsville, Virginia
Shiloh, Tennessee
Antietam, Maryland
Cold Harbor, Virginia
New Orleans, Louisiana
Chickamagua, Georgia
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia
Kentucky
Illinois
Washington DC