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The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

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The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

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Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads.
Scale ca. 1:4,500,000.
Relief shown by hachures.
Across top of map: View "From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean."
Diagram of "Time and distance table between Washington and the principal places in North and Central America."
LC Railroad maps, 53
Description derived from published bibliography (RR 55).
Includes text and population information on each side of map.
Inset: Central America.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

In the Pre-K and Kindergarten, students begin to understand the foundations of the social studies strands; history, geography, civics, citizenship, and economics. Geography Literacy: The student will demonstrate knowledge of basic physical and human geographic concepts. Explain that a map is a drawing of a place and the globe is a model of Earth. Locate the United States on a world map and a globe. Identify the state in wich Student lives on a map of the United States. Describe family customs and traditions as basic elements of culture.

In the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, students learn to understand the foundations of the social studies strands; history, geography, civics, citizenship, and economics. Students begin their introduction to the United States through the study of American symbols and holidays. Citizenship Literacy: Students recognize the importance of rules and responsibilities as a member of the family, class, and school. Students Identify the United States Flag as a symbol of the country including the learning of The Pledge of Allegiance and practicing appropriate flag etiquette.

Students summarize the five key individual rights and liberties protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Students identify the basic roles of national leaders including the President of the United States and the members of the United States Congress. Students identify important American symbols and explain their meanings including United States Flag, the Bald Eagle, the Statue of Liberty, Lady Justice, and the Liberty Bell. Students participate in patriotic traditions including the recitation of The Pledge of Allegiance and singing of The Star Spangled Banner, and demonstrate proper flag etiquette and appropriate behavior during both. Students describe relationships between people and events of the past which are commemorated on Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Washington’s Birthday, Lincoln’s Birthday, Flag Day, and Independence Day.

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01/01/1872
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