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American History in 141 Maps

From the Declaration of Independence to the present days, 141 interactive maps to explore

October 31, 2012

Just in time before the U.S. Presidential election, an independent project that helps to better understand American History through the use of interactive maps.Lots of maps. Manifest Destiny offers 141 maps, to be more exact, from the Declaration of Independence to the present.

(image: Michael Porath | Manifest Destiny)

Developed by Michael Porath, a data visualization consultant and Bay Area based Swiss information scientist, this set of maps was built on top of the work that went into creating the original raster maps by Wikipedia User golbez.

(image: Michael Porath | Manifest Destiny)

Links: Manifest Destiny

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.