The University of Richmond is home to the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. This is an online atlas containing over 700 historical maps of the United States. Many of the maps have an interactive aspect to them. For example, you can view territorial maps and animate them to show population changes over time. Or you can click on a state or county to see related voting results. The maps also allow you to toggle on text descriptions to help you conceptualize what you are seeing on the selected map. The Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States provides a treasure trove of information for students, teachers, and history buffs.
- The country has gone through so many changes within its long geographical history.
- There are millions and millions of people that live in the best country in the entire world.
- People change all throughout the country depending on where you go and who you meet.
“This online atlas contains more than 700 historical maps of the United States.”