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Map of the Week: Concentration of Slavery

This map gives some insight on the increased concentration of slaves in the United States throughout the years 1790-1860’s. The swift growth in the increased numbers of the amount of slaves there kind of gives you a sense of just … Continue reading

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Link of the Week: Map Room Blog

The Map Room Blog: http://www.maproomblog.com

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Atlas of the Week: Revolution Dignity Project

This atlas aims to spread information on the Russia and Ukraine conflict. The atlas includes maps of why the conflict began. Some of the maps include the early history of Ukraine and its separation from Russia, the language issue, and … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: War on Ukraine

Just a few weeks ago, Vladimir Putin and the Russian army invaded the innocent country of Ukraine. Ukraine has many historical and cultural ties to Russia. Putin would like to claim Ukraine back as a part of the motherland. But … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: American Deforestation Over The Years

  https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/AMERICAN-DEFORESTATION-The-Lorax ______________________________________________________________ My map of the week showcases American deforestation from 1620 to 1920. This illustration consists of three separate maps that showcase the amount of forest and/or wooded areas across the United States during the years 1620, 1850, … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: Russian Military Control in Ukraine

***please note this was written a few weeks ago and pertains to the maps posted then** How would you react if your hometown was bombed? Yes, that was a shocking question that, hopefully, brought up some sort of emotion. Rage? … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: Nuclear Warheads

The Map I chose is closely related to events occurring around the world today. As many know, tensions are rising as Russia is becoming a global threat. As they have clearly shown with their intentions to invade Ukraine, they’ll wage … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Election 2020 Results

Figure 1: 2020 Election Results By County (Bump, “Let’s Get Ahead of It: A Map of the Early 2020 Results by Population, Not Acreage”) This atlas is a map that shows the 2020 election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: 2020 Presidential Election

FIGURE 1: 2020 Presidential Election (Park et al., “An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2020 Election”) FIGURE 2: 2016 Presidential Election (Bloch et al., “An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Presidential Election”) To preface this blog post, I would … Continue reading

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Link of the Week: Wired’s Bay Area Commute Maps

https://www.wired.com/2015/08/pretty-maps-bay-area-hellish-commutes/  This is a blog by Wired that illustrates the Bay Area commute using a series of interactive maps. There are 3.3 million Bay Area residents who commute to 110,000 different areas. The maps were done by Alasdair Rae and … Continue reading

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