New World Maps

Today we will be beginning our examination of the so-called “New World” before the American Revolution.  We’re going to start by comparing an contrasting two maps of the Chesapeake Bay in the 17th Century.

Students will analyze two maps provided in class (and shown below) and answer the questions in this google form.  Students should also take a look at the historical context below for help in understanding the maps’ meanings.

mapa

mapb