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I have been trying to find maps of North America with the various territories, but the closest I can find are actual maps made from that time.

Where can I find clean, modern (projection) maps of North America from the 1600's onward?

  • What do you mean by "clean"? In what ways are modern maps more "clean" than older ones? – Robert Columbia Oct 1 '16 at 18:08
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    I find it difficult to see how your question is related with history. What's the purpose of this map? Can you elaborate? – Rathony Oct 1 '16 at 18:13
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    @RobertColumbia When I say clean, I mean in the way modern maps are, flat backgrounds, just territories etc. – Uncle Tres Oct 1 '16 at 18:26
  • @Rathony it is asking for modern versions of historical maps – Uncle Tres Oct 1 '16 at 18:27
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    The Wikipedia article "Territorial evolution of North America since 1763" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… has a series of "clean", similarly formatted maps. The first two are pre-revolutionary ie colonial. I can also recommend the article as a good read. – IanF1 Oct 2 '16 at 6:11
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https://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/histus.html

There you go. Map collection.

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The Library of Congress has a search engine where you can search specifically for maps. E.g. the search term "1600" leads to some historical maps.

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