Map of the Virginia Peninsula between the James Rives and York River, with the key cities/towns of Williamsburg, Jamestown, York, etc. marked on the map.
American History

American Civil War: The Peninsula Campaign

August 18, 2020

The Peninsula campaign was an intricate military operation planned by the then General-in-Chief of the Union army George McClellan, but the campaign didn’t go according to plan. Why was that? […]

The picture of the map by Martin Waldseemüller has the name of America mentioned in it.
American History

Columbian Exchange and the Ideas of the New World

June 26, 2020

The American continent was in the Waldseemüller map now gaining popularity for the name, America. This also resulted in travel and physical contacts between Old and the New World under a term known as ‘Columbian Exchange’. Why was it considered, an environmental turning point? Read more to find it out! […]

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