Canada Maps summarize Canada’s history beginning with early Indians and Eskimos. Viking
exploration, French and English settlements, and Canada’s independence are highlighted. Provinces and
territories are described, and each one’s coat-of-arms is pictured. Students learn about Canada’s
government, geography, its new territory of Nunavut, and its varied people.
Australia Maps summarize information about Australia’s history, early people, English colonization,
and independence. Students learn about Australia’s land regions, geography, climate, wildlife,
national parks, national symbols, government, and the continent’s Aborigine people. Added sheets about
Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian and the fascinating story of Mutiny on the Bounty are included.
Mexico Maps summarize Mexico’s history from 8000 B.C. to present times. Students gain
information about Mexico’s Native Americans, Spanish, and Mestizo cultures. They learn how the
establishment of missions helped Spain to hold its lands in the New World, and how the vaqueros, or first
cowboys, came about during this time. Students will understand how much of Mexico’s land became part
of the U.S. Land regions, government, symbols, sports, crafts, holidays, food, and present day life, and
economy are highlighted. Additional sheets on Mayan culture and Aztec Civilization are included.
Latin America Maps summarize information about Latin America’s early Indian and colonial history.
Students learn how Latin American colonies became independent countries. Students integrate information and
create physical maps that show land forms, regions, products, and wildlife. Information about Latin America’s
people and U.S. relations is given. Additional sheets on Mayan culture and Panama Canal are included.