map of the Marquette-Joliet expedition

marquette joliet map of north america - Google Search kids.britannica.com

willis tower - Google Search

Nice blogpost about Infographic of The American Revolution by mowpages

map of chicago portage - Google Search

US Map that shows how the US grew. What a great interactive visual for American History.

Joliet and Father Marquette's Travels in Illinois | Marquette Building, artist Jacob Holzer, 1895. Photo credit: Christine Brallier

The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.

map of route from atlantic ocean to mississippi river - Google Search

FACTS ¥ The History of American Wars.

map of chicago ethnic neighborhoods 1900 - Google Search

map of Ponce de Leon's voyage to Florida and back

map of chicago ethnic neighborhoods 1900 - Google Search

site of camp douglas chicago today - Google Search

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.

Burden Falls, Hardin County, Illinois. So close to home and well worth the trip even when they aren't flowing!

Chester IL. Birthplace of the creater of "Popeye."

printable map of usa to make your own jigsaw puzzle

A map of the travels of David Livingstone, the first European to see Victoria Falls and the subject of the famous line "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"