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Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Drawing 1
Photo 1


Table of

Visual Evidence

Illustration 1: The plan of Frederica, St. Simons Island, 1743-48, prepared by Joshua E. Miller.
[Graphic] Illustration 1 with link to higher quality illustration.
(Fort Frederica National Monument)

Illustration 2: Plan of Frederica and Fort Frederica. [Graphic] Illustration 2 with link to higher quality illustration.
(Fort Frederica Association, 1969)

Questions for Illustrations 1 & 2

1. Both Illustration 1 & 2 are plat maps of Frederica, but they were produced more than two centuries apart with Illustration 2 depending on primary and secondary sources. Compare the maps and list the differences you find between the two.

2. Which map do you think should be considered more reliable? Why?

* The illustrations on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Illustration 1 and Illustration 2, but be aware that each file will take as much as 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



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