May 23, 2019

Featured Source: Eagle map of the United States

Zoom into this map (online | .pdf). How many states do you see? Describe the differences between this 1833 map and a current map of the United States. What impression of the United States do you get from this map? Explain your reaction. Then use details from the source to explain what might have been the creator's purpose for making this map. Incorporate the American eagle or another U.S. symbol into a current U.S. map that conveys your impression of the country. (You may wish to do some … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: American Eagle

Our National Bird In Custodia Legis blog November 27, 2015 American eagle image set Bald eagle image set American eagle sheet music American eagle march streaming song recording The American eagle against the British lion! 1844 broadside Historical American newspapers: American eagle Contemporary U.S. legislation related to the American eagle Featured Source: Eagle map of the United States guided primary source analysis activities Primary Source Spotlight: U.S. Symbols … [Read more...]