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49 Maps That Explain The U.S. For Dumb Foreigners

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

You’ve read National Geographic, you know the USA has a bunch of different climatic zones, but WOW, check this glorious topographic map!

'Murica, you pretty. Also: inland Cali is basically a massive dried-up lake bed right?

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And here’s what the mapped world looked like in 1498, just after the 1492 “discovery” of the Americas.

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Of course, in 1492 the lands that would eventually become the United States were already a rainbow nation of Native American peoples.

Pre-Columbian population estimates vary from 900,000 to some 18,000,000 people. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica.

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And then, the European “penetration” began.

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The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

You’ve read National Geographic, you know the USA has a bunch of different climatic zones, but WOW, check this glorious topographic map!

'Murica, you pretty. Also: inland Cali is basically a massive dried-up lake bed right?

Homesanto / Via reddit.com

And here’s what the mapped world looked like in 1498, just after the 1492 « discovery » of the Americas.

davidrumsey.com / Via reddit.com

Of course, in 1492 the lands that would eventually become the United States were already a rainbow nation of Native American peoples.

Pre-Columbian population estimates vary from 900,000 to some 18,000,000 people. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica.

Smithsonian Institution / Via reddit.com

And then, the European « penetration » began.

Harry Scott / Via reddit.com


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49 Maps That Explain The U.S. For Dumb Foreigners

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

You’ve read National Geographic, you know the USA has a bunch of different climatic zones, but WOW, check this glorious topographic map!

'Murica, you pretty. Also: inland Cali is basically a massive dried-up lake bed right?

Homesanto / Via reddit.com

And here’s what the mapped world looked like in 1498, just after the 1492 “discovery” of the Americas.

davidrumsey.com / Via reddit.com

Of course, in 1492 the lands that would eventually become the United States were already a rainbow nation of Native American peoples.

Pre-Columbian population estimates vary from 900,000 to some 18,000,000 people. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica.

Smithsonian Institution / Via reddit.com

And then, the European “penetration” began.

Harry Scott / Via reddit.com


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49 Maps That Explain The U.S. For Dumb Foreigners

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

You’ve read National Geographic, you know the USA has a bunch of different climatic zones, but WOW, check this glorious topographic map!

'Murica, you pretty. Also: inland Cali is basically a massive dried-up lake bed right?

Homesanto / Via reddit.com

And here’s what the mapped world looked like in 1498, just after the 1492 “discovery” of the Americas.

davidrumsey.com / Via reddit.com

Of course, in 1492 the lands that would eventually become the United States were already a rainbow nation of Native American peoples.

Pre-Columbian population estimates vary from 900,000 to some 18,000,000 people. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica.

Smithsonian Institution / Via reddit.com

And then, the European “penetration” began.

Harry Scott / Via reddit.com


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