Lesson Plans for 9rd through 12th Grade

This lesson compares maps made in the Middle Ages to maps made during the Renaissance to illustrate the widespread alterations in European thought.

This lesson includes a discussion of the rival powers competing for land in present-day New England and some consequences of that competition.

This lesson examines European maps of South America and the Caribbean for illustrations of colonial ambitions.

This lesson uses European maps from before the American Revolution to show how Europeans saw the world and its inhabitants.

This lesson examines various kinds of thematic maps from the 19th century. It begins with an example of a Sanborn fire insurance maps, followed by a series of war maps.