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Mapping the Nation: Linking Local to Global

Mapping the Nation is a new interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic, and education indicators—nearly one million data points—to show that the United States is a truly global nation. – See more at: http://mappingthenation.net/about.html#sthash.5SsmNHag.dpuf

Mapping the Nation is a new interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic, and education indicators—nearly one million data points—to show that the United States is a truly global nation. – See more at: http://mappingthenation.net/about.html#sthash.5SsmNHag.dpuf
Mapping the Nation is a new interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic, and education indicators—nearly one million data points—to show that the United States is a truly global nation. – See more at: http://mappingthenation.net/about.html#sthash.5SsmNHag.dpuf

INTERACTIVE MAP: Where Poor and Uninsured Americans Live

The 26 Republican-dominated states not participating in an expansion of Medicaid are home to a disproportionate share of the nation’s poorest uninsured residents. Eight million will be stranded without insurance.

Incredible High-Resolution Interactive Map of the World’s Shrinking Forests

This beautiful data visualization tool gives the first comprehensive, high-resolution look at deforestation around the world. It is based on 654,178 Landsat satellite images from the U.S. Geological Survey that were analyzed by a team of academic, government and Google researchers.

Where does all your food come from?? Find out with “Map Your Recipe”

Website for Map Your Recipe

From the website Map Your Recipe:

Map your Recipe does a simple thing: enter the ingredients of a recipe and it will show you where the vegetables that went into it were first domesticated.

Map your Recipe shows that we are firmly after the Columbian Exchange and that no national cuisine relies only on ‘truly’ local ingredients. But with interesting local patterns of usage and borrowing.

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Census data shows heritage of 317 million modern Americans
Clusters show where immigrants from different nations chose to settle
Largest ancestry grouping in the nation are of German descent with almost 50 million people
African American or Black is the second largest grouping with just over 40 million people
Almost 20 million people claim to have ‘American’ ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family’s genealogy

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49,206,934 Germans

By far the largest ancestral group, stretching from coast to coast across 21st century America is German, with 49,206,934 people. The peak immigration for Germans was in the mid-19th century as thousands were driven from their homes by unemployment and unrest.

The majority of German-Americans can now be found in the the center of the nation, with the majority living in Maricopa County, Arizona and…

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40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You in School

“By the time we graduate high school, we learn that they never taught us the most interesting things in there. Sure, you might be able to name the European countries or point New York on the map, but does that give a you real understanding of how the world functions? To fill this gap, we have gathered a great and informative selection of infographical maps that they should’ve shown us at school: every single one of these maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, which can actually help you draw some pretty interesting conclusions.” Read more…

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