Unit 4: The World Expands and Changes
Chapter 14: Technology and Expansion
Lesson 2: An Age of Exploration
Geography Skills: Making and Using Maps to Compare
Choose one of the 50 U.S. states. Research how this state formed, and how it changed. Include maps that show these changes.
USGS: A Tapestry of Time and Terrain Through computer processing, USGS has merged topographic and geologic maps. You can click on selected areas on the map to learn its geological history. See the legend to learn more about geologic time periods.
50 States.com Simply click on any state to get a complete profile, including admission to statehood with pre-statehood notes, history, maps, and much more. The map links will give you access to a variety of historical maps.
The U.S. History You can find information on the history and geography of each U.S. state at this site. There are additional links for for information on every state.