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Elliott, G. W.

Map of the United States, Showing by Colors the Area of Freedom and Slavery
One of many maps created for the 1856 election. The dark lines across the interior represent the expeditions of John Fremont, Republican candidate for president.

(1856) | Chapter 4 | View the Map »

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Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882

Map of the Territory of the U.S. from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean
This was one of the first comprehensive maps of the maps, considered the most authoritative for years after it was compiled in connection with the railroad surveys of the 1850s.

(1855) | Chapter 2 | View the Map »

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Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878

Map of the Discovery of the East Coast of the United States
Kohl’s map of the east coast used vibrant color to depict phases of exploration as waves upon the shore. Note his careful discussion on the map of the voyages of Sebastian Cabot.

(1856) | Chapter 2 | View the Map »

Map Name

Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882

Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific (1858)
This is one of the first comprehensive maps of the west, considered the most authoritative for several decades, and prompted by the railroad surveys of the 1850s.

(1858) | Chapter 2 | View the Map »