Worksheets for Reference Maps #6 to india by sea

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1. Locate and label the following:

Portugal Spain

Mediterranean Sea Asia

Indian Ocean India

Africa Cape of Good Hope

Gold Coast Europe

Cape Bojador Atlantic Ocean

Niger River

  1. Locate and label the cities of Lisbon, Sagres and Timbuktu.

  2. Use different colors or pattern to shade the are of the kingdoms of Songhai and Kanem-Bornu. Show the borders of Ghana and Mali.

  3. Use colors to draw the routes of Bartholomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama took to explore the coast of Africa..

  4. Create key in blank box.

  5. Which of the following statements are supported by the map? Correct the incorrect statements.

  1. Bartholomeu Dias sailed all the way around the coast of Africa to India.

  2. The Gold Coast lies north of the equator and the Cape of Good Hope lies south of it.

  3. On the way to Asia, da Gama sailed around the Cape of Good Hope.

  4. Timbuktu is located on the Niger River.

  5. Spain was the 1st European country to reach India by an all water route.

  6. The African kingdoms of Mali and Songhai controlled a portion of the Atlantic coast.

  7. Portuguese explorers sailed an all-water route to Asia through the Mediterranean Sea.

  8. The city of Sagre is located at about 8 degrees N/ 38 degrees West.

CRITICAL THINKING: Agree or disagree with the following statement. Provide support for your answer. “ Portugal was bound to be the 1st European nation to discover an all water route to Asia.”


  1. Locate and label the following:

West Indies North America Europe

South America Caribbean Sea Canary Islands

Portugal Spain Cape Verde Islands

Atlantic Ocean Africa

  1. Using different colors, show the four voyages that Columbus took to America.

  2. Create a key in the blank box.

  3. Answer the following questions:

  1. In which direction did Columbus sail to from Europe to the New World?

  2. On which voyage did Columbus stop at the Cape Verde Islandsd?

  3. At approximately what latitude and longitude are the Canary Islands?

CRITICAL THINKING: Why did Columbus think he had reached the East Indies?


  1. Locate and label the following on the map:

Colorado River Arkansas River

Pacific Ocean Rio Grande

Gulf of Mexico Mississippi River

Cuba Hispaniola

Florida Atlantic Ocean

Caribbean Sea Mexico City

  1. Draw in color the routes of the following Spanish explorers: Ponce de Leon, Narvaez/ De Vaca, Coronado, Cortes, De Soto

  2. Create a key in blank box.

  3. Which of the statements are supported by the map? Correct the incorrect statements.

  1. Narvaez’s and De Vaca’s expedition journeyed through Mexico City.

  2. Hispaniola is closer to Florida than it is to the island of Cuba.

  3. De Soto explored the Florida peninsula.

  4. Coronado explored Hispaniola and Cuba.

  5. Ponce de Leon sailed down the Mississippi.

  6. De Soto’s expedition crossed the Mississippi River.

  7. Narvaez sailed the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

  8. Cortes sailed through the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

CRITICAL THINKING: How do you think Spain was affected by the accomplishments of the Spanish conquistadors and explorers?


  1. Locate and label the following:

North America Africa Greenland

Hudson Bay Iceland Newfoundland

England Netherlands France Spain

Atlantic Ocean Hudson River St. Lawrence River

  1. Shade in different colors: England, France, Netherlands. Draw the routes for: Cabot, Cartier, Hudson (1609), Verranzo, Frobisher, Hudson (1610)

  2. Create a key in blank box.

  3. Answer the following questions:

  1. Which explorer sailed along the Atlantic Coast of North America?

  2. Which explorer sailed the St. Lawrence River?

  3. Which explorer made voyages for two European nations?

  4. Which explorer sailed farthest south?

  5. Did the explorers on you map sail north or south of the equator? East/west of the Prime Meridian

#12 The French Explore North America

    1. Locate and label the following:

Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Mexico Lake Superior

Lake Michigan Lake Huron Lake Erie

Lake Ontario Lake Champlain Nova Scotia

St. Lawrence River Mississippi Florida

Ohio River Missouri River Louisiana

New France English Colonies

Quebec Port Royal Fort Detroit

New Orleans Montreal

    1. Use different colors to draw the exploration routes taken by:

Champlain (1608)

Marquette & Joliet (1673)

La Salle ((1682)

    1. Answer the following:

  1. Which explorers sailed the St. Lawrence River?

  2. Which explorers sailed down the Missip?

  3. Into which body of water does the Missip flow?

  4. Approximately what latitude/longtitude is the mouth of the St. Lawrence River?

CRITICAL THINKING: Why do you think the cities of Quebec, Montreal , Fort Detroit and New Orleans have survived to present times?


  1. Locate and label the following:

Appalachian Mts. Virginia Cape Cod

Atlantic Ocean Chesapeake Bay

Delaware River Hudson River Potomac River

James River Roanoke River

  1. Mark with symbols the colonies of Roanoke, Jamestown and Plymouth.

  2. Locate/label the areas where the following Indians lived: Wampanoag, Narraganset, Susquehanna,

Powhatan, Tuscarora, Iroquois, Delaware

  1. Create a key in the blank box.

  2. Answer the following:

  1. Based on your map, with which Indian group would Plymouth colony be most likely to come into contact?

  2. Which Indians groups lived near the Appalachian MTS?

  3. Into which present day states do Roanoke, Jamestown and Plymouth fall?


Imagine that you obtained a charter to colonize land in America,

  1. What geographic/climatic qualities would you want in your location?

  2. What supplies would your bring from home?

  3. What types of skills would you want the other colonists to possess?

  4. How do you think Indian groups in your settlement area will react to your presence?

  5. How do you plan to approach these Indian groups?

#15 The Thirteen Colonies

  1. Locate/label the following:

NY MA CT,, PA NJ VA, SC Maine, NH, GA, RI, DE Maryland, NC,, FL LA Lake Michigan, Lake Ontario, Mississippi River, James River, Potomac River, St. Lawrence River, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Ohio River, Delaware River, Hudson River, Appalachian MTS.

  1. Locate/label the following:

Savannah, Charleston, Jamestown, Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Hartford, Newport, Boston, Providence

  1. Using color, shade the following: NE colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies, area claimed by Spain, area claimed by France, area claimed by both France and colonies and the area claimed by NH and NY.

  2. Create a key in blank box.

  3. Answer the following:

  1. What natural barrier forms the western border of the Southern Colonies?

  2. What state now exists in the area claimed by NY & NH?

  3. What river forms the natural border between MD & VA?

CRITICAL THINKING: Why was access to waterways an important factor in the development of colonial cities and towns? Give examples of cities located near rivers.


    1. Locate/label the following:

NA Europe Africa West Indies England

Atlantic Ocean Boston NY Philadelphia


    1. Use different colors to show trade routes:

  1. between England and American colonies

  2. between England and the West Indies

  3. among the American colonies, the West Indies, and West Africa

    1. Indicate what products were traded on each route.

    2. Create a key in the blank box.

    3. Which of the following statements are supported by map? Correct the incorrect statements.

  1. Slaves were bought and sold on the triangular trade routes.

  2. NYC is located along a latitude of 42 degrees south.

  3. The colonies provided England with manufactured goods.

  4. Slaves were shipped from West Africa to the West Indies.

  5. Rice and tobacco were shipped to England from the Southern Colonies.

  6. The city of Charleston is located along a longitude of 80 degrees west.

  7. The colonies traded only with England,

CRITICAL THINKING: Explain why trade among the colonies, the West Indies, and West Africa was called the triangular trade. Discuss why England tried to control colonial trade.


  1. Locate/label the following:


VA Allegheny River Lake Erie Lake Ontario Hudson River

Lake Champlain Ohio River Albany Boston Port Royal

Halifax Montreal Quebec

  1. Label the following forts:

Ft. Duquesne, Ft Frontenac Ft. Oswego Ft Ticonderoga

Ft. Crown Point Ft Louisbourg Ft Necessary Ft William Henry

Ft Cumberland
Distinguish between French and English forts
3 Create a key in blank box.

4 Answer the following questions:

a. From what direction did the British approach Montreal?

b. Across which lake did British forces sail to attack Ft. Frontenac?

c. From what city did the British launch their attack on Ft. Oswego?
CRITICAL THINKING: Explain why the control of waterways was important in the French and Indian War.


1. Locate/label the following: Canada Alaska LA New Spain

13 colonies Honduras Missip River West Indies Gulf of Mexico

Santa Fe New Orleans Charleston Detroit Quebec NY
2Using color or shading, distinguish between the areas claimed by Britain, Russia, Spain, France

  1. Create a key in blank box.

  2. Answer the following questions:

  1. Which nation had the smallest land claim in NA in 1763?

  2. Which nation controlled the Great Lakes?

  3. What is the latitude and longitude of Quebec? Santa Fe? Charleston?

  4. Which nation claimed Detroit?

CRITICAL THINKING: In 1763, which nation would Britain be most likely to come into conflict with in the New World? Explain.

Describe how the situation in NA had changed between 1753 and 1763.


1. Locate/label the following: Boston, Lexington Charlestown, Charles River, Old North Church Concord River, Cambridge, North Bridge, Menotomy Concord

2. Using color, draw the routes taken by Revere, Dawes and Prescott to Concord.

Use another color to show the British advance on Concord and retreat , Locate and label each battle site.
3 Create a key in blank box.
4 Answer the following:

a. Which river runs under North Bridge?

b. Where did Revere and Dawes meet?

c. In which direction did the British travel from Boston to Concord?


    1. Label/locate the following: NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Hudson River, Delaware River, Chesapeake Bay, NYC, Valley Forge, Morristown, Albany, Montreal, Quebec. Ft Oswego, Ft Stanwix, St. Lawrence River

    1. Locate and label the following battle sites using one color for an American victory and another color for a British one:

Bennington Saratoga Oriskany Ft Ticonderoga

Long Island Princeton Trenton Philadelphia


    1. Draw the routes taken by the American and British troops from 1776-1777. Use one color for each of the routes for the Generals Washington, Arnold, Gates, Cornwallis, Howe, Burgoyne, and St. Leger.

    2. Create a key in blank box.

    3. Which statements are correct? Correct them if they are incorrect.

a/ St. Leger traveled down the St. Lawrence River on the way from Montreal to Ft. Oswego,

  1. Howe sailed up the Chesapeake Bay on his wasy to Brandywine.

  2. Cornwallis fought Washington at Philadelphia.

  3. The Battle of Long Island was won by the British

  4. Ft Ticonderoga was taken from the British by General Arnold.

  5. The battles of Trention and Philadelphia took place in PA.

  6. Washington and his troops took Trenton before moving on to battle at Princeton.

  7. Burgoyne went from Quebec to Ft. Ticonderoga and then to Saratoga.

CRITICAL THINKING: Discuss how the British and Americans took advantage of the waterways in the colonies. Who made the best use?

1. Label/locate the following: Ft. Detroit, Ft. Miami, Ft. Pitt, Ohio River, Wabash River, Lake Michigan, Missip River, Lake Erie, Appalachian Mts.
2. Locate the following battle sites: Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Vincennes. Color which was a British or American victory.
3. Use different colors to show routes of Clark’s and Hamilton’s routes.
4. Create a key in blank box.
5. Answer the following:

a. Which forts were Clark and Howard based?

b. Which river did Clark follow to Kaskaskia?

c. Which river did Hamilton follow to Vincennes?

d. Explain where you think the roughest part of Clark’s march to Kaskakia was.

e. Where did Clark and Hamilton battle.

CRITICAL THINKING: Explain the effect American victories in the West might have had after the Revolutionary War.


1. Fill in the blanks with the place described. Locate on the map.

A. The cities of Richmond and Yorktown are located on the ________River.

B. Cornwallis won battles at ___ and _____in SC.

C. The _________Bay lies on the western coast of Maryland.

D. The last battle of the Revolutionary was fought in the town of ________.

E. Cornwallis marched from_________in NC to _______in VA where he was victorious.

F. Washington’s and Rochambeau’s armies met in the city of___________and from there marched to VA.

G. The border between MD and VA is formed by the ________River.

H. The ________Mts. Stretch from GA to Maine,
2. Draw the following routes on the map. Use different colors to distinguish the British and American troops.

A. Cornwallis’s advances in SC and NC

B. Cornwallis’s advance on Richmond.

C. De Grasse’s naval advance on the Chesapeake Bay.

D. Washington and Rochambeau’s attack on Yorktown,

E. Lafayette and Wayne’s move on Richmond and Yorktown,

3.Create a key in blank box.

CRITICAL THINKING: Agree of disagree with the following statement. Use support: “ Control of the Atlantic coastline was a vital factor in the American victory at Yorktown”


1. Locate/label the following: Alaska, US Canada, New Spain, MIssip River, Caribbean Sea, FL, LA,, West Indies, Rio Grande,, Gulf of Mexico

2. Use colors to differentiate US, British territories, French territories, territory claimed by US and Spain, US and Britain, and territory claimed by Russia, Spain and Britain,
3. Create a key in blank box.
4. Identify which are correct. If incorrect, correct statements.

A. Spain claimed LA

B. The French had no claim in Canada.

C. Both the US and France claimed an area northwest of FL.

D. France and Spain shared Hispaniola.

E. Spain claimed land along the west coast of Alaska to SA

F. Russia And France claimed Alaska

#29 Western Land Claims

    1. Locate and label the following:

Maine, NH, RI, NJ, PA, DE, NC,. GA, FL, MA, VT, CT, NY, MD,VA, SC, Western Reserve, Northwest Territory

    1. Label Virginia’ s land claims, North Carolina’s land claims, Georgia’s claims, lands claimed by Spain.

    1. Shade the areas of the US, and Northwest territory

    1. Answer the following:

    1. a. Which states had not ceded their western claims to the US by 1787?

b. Which European nation claimed the same land claimed by the US?

c. Which state claimed the Western Reserve?

    1. Create a key in blank box.


Based on your map,, what geographic feature of the Northwest Territory made it valuable to the US?

30 Exploring the Louisiana Purchase

    1. Locate/label the following places described in the statements below:

  1. Before 1803, this nation’s eastern and western boundaries were defined by the Atlantic Ocean and Mississippi River.

  2. Jefferson sent reps to France to buy this city.

  3. This mountain range is NA’ s continental divide.

  4. This territory was claimed by Britain, Russia, Spain and the US

  5. Napoleon sold the US this territory in order to finance his European wars.

  6. The Rio Grande and the Great Salt Lake were two bodies of water in this region.

  7. Lewis and Clark began their expedition from this city.

  8. St. Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the US, was in this territory.

  9. Lewis and Clark followed this river when they explored the territory the US had recently purchased.

2, Use different colors to show the route of Lewis and Clarks expedition and the two routes of Pike. (1805-1806 & 1806-1807)

    1. Create a key in blank box.

    2. Answer the following questions:

a/ Whose expedition went into Spanish territory?

b. Which city lay at the mouth of the Missip River?

c. At approximately what latitude and longitude is St. Louis?

d. Whose expedition traveled to a longitude of approximately 124 degrees west?

CRITICAL THINKING: Jefferson, in his first inaugural address stated that the US was,” kindly separated by nature and a wide ocean for the exterminating havoc of one quarter of the globe.”\

  • Explain why you disagree or agree with this statement

  • Explain whether you think the Louisiana Purchase further isolated the US from Europe or brought the two worlds closer

#32 THE WAR OF 1812

  1. Label/locate the places described in the statement below:

  1. Due to the skill and courage of Captain Perry, a battle on this lake was an American victory in 1813.

  2. This region was the British stronghold in NA in 1812.

  3. In 1814, the British burned this capital city.

  4. Andrew Jackson fought the Creek Indians in this territory.

  5. The British attacked New Orleans by sailing through this body of water.

  6. Captain Macdonough won control of this lake from the British.

  7. After three days of bombardment, the British could not win control of Fort McHenry, which is located in this city.

  8. In the last battle of the war, the British tried to take New Orleans, which is located at the mouth of this river.

  1. Locate/.label the individual states of the US. Draw a dashed line to indicated the British naval blockade.

  2. Locate/label the following battle (use different colors to distinguish a British or American victory): Horseshoe Bend, Lake Erie, Ft McHenry, New Orleans, Plattsburgh, The Thames

  3. Create an key in blank box.

  4. Answer the following questions;

  1. Why did the British want to control New Orleans?

  2. Which bodies of water did the British navy blockade?

  3. In which parts of the US did most of battles take place?

CRITICAL THINKING: Explain how your map demonstrates a relationship between the War of 1812 and westward expansion.

B. Explain how a victory for the British at New Orleans would have affected the conditions of the Treaty of Ghent.

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