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How to Use
the Map


Inquiry Question

Historical Context




Table of

Locating the Site

Map 1: Lower New York Harbor and a portion of the eastern seaboard [inset].[Map 1] with link to higher quality map.
(National Park Service)

The dotted lines on the map of New York Harbor represent the channels that large ships used to enter the harbor.

Questions for Map 1

1. Where might you place a military installation to protect New York City? Why?

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