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Geography is more than places -- it represents details that explore and explain patterns in space.  History is more than dates -- it represents interactions of people.  Because these interactions occur at specific locations, places often play a significant role in history.

Maps are often meaningless without considering a historical period.  Consider maps of Europe before and after World War II.  Understanding the differences is difficult without considering their historical contexts.  Likewise, understanding the historical significance of outcomes of WW II is difficult without consulting maps of Europe before and after the war.

Maps represent more than drawings with labels.  They are complex graphs that systematically represent spatial arrangements and other featured sets of information.  If well done and used properly, maps represent powerful tools that communicate information and inspire critical thinking.

For links about maps or Internet resources with maps, see the resource page.  

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