Here's the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located. when I was in school we called them the chef states b/c Minnesota looks like a chefs hat
This addresses one of my pet peeves: particularly when the first English migrations occurred I'm so tired of reading Pilgrim X: Born 1587 in Massachusetts Please learn important dates in US History(& in other countries).
American History Timeline: It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your genealogy.