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Map 1: United States in 1821. [Map 1] with link to higher quality map.

Questions for Map 1

1. In 1821, what were the western states?

2. Given that rivers flow towards the ocean, in which direction do the major rivers east of the Appalachian Mountains flow? What about the rivers west of the Appalachians? Why might this create a problem for cross-country trade?

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