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Although the French control of the Mississippi Valley
This map shows the eastern half of the United States, focusing on the Mississippi Valley area. In addition to rivers, roads or trails, and mountains, the map indicates the direction of the party led by Governor Spottswood in 1716, where pioneers crossed into Kentucky and Tennessee in 1748, the line of French forts in 1752-1754, where Washington built Fort Necessity in 1754, the settlement of Tennessee in 1769-1770, where Daniel Boone established the Kentucky settlement in 1775, the campaign of George Rogers Clark in the middle west, Aaron Burr's exploration at Blennerhassett Island in 1805, and Jackson with militia in 1815.
22 x 21.5 cm
black and white
- still image
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- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Sunday Tribune (September 30, 1934), n.p.