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the Map


Inquiry Question

Historical Context

Map 2




Table of

Locating the Site

Map 1: Fredericksburg, Virginia
and surrounding region.
[Map 1] with link to higher quality map.

Questions for Map 1

1. How do you think geography helped determine Fredericksburg’s lasting place in history?

2. What was the capital of the Confederate States during the Civil War? What was the capital of the United States?

3. Use the scale on the map to determine how many miles each city is from Fredericksburg.

* The map on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Map 1, but be aware that the file may take as much as 20 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



Comments or Questions

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