Historical Neatline Maps


Historical Neatline Maps




History 275 Class

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General George Armstrong Custer
Even as the US government struggled to define its external borders with Canada and Mexico, it claimed land that by basic definitions of statehood and control it did not have a legitimate claim to. Rather, these internal borders divided the United…

Colorado War
The leaders pictured here represent an alliance of Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho chiefs, who together with the Comanches resisted white settlement and incursion into their states. This particular conflict took place in what are today the Eastern…

The Border Towns of Ojinaga and Presidio
The bordering towns of Ojinaga and Presidio help explain how the border between the United States and Mexico came into being. During the Mexican Revolution, Ojinaga descended into violence. Across the Rio Grande, Presidio felt the effects of the…
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